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Learn More About Your Child’s Dental Needs Starting your child with good dental habits is setting them up for a lifetime of healthy teeth. As soon as your child’s first tooth appears, parents should already take steps in preventing ...
What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? Carpal tunnel syndrome is a condition when you experience a pinched or compressed nerve in your wrist. Symptoms include pain in the wrist, numbness, tingling sensation, and feeling weak when gripping or grasping ...
If you have ever felt a burning pain or discomfort in the upper middle part of your stomach or if you feel liquid rising up to your throat that leaves a sour, acidic taste in your mouth, then you may have been experiencing acid reflux. Almost anyone ...
We already know that exercise is important in maintaining your overall fitness and health. Some people think that to maximize its benefits, you have to do your workout at a particular time. While there are some who swear by the advantages of an early ...
Summer means endless sunshine, time away from work or school, and some quality moments shared with friends and family at the beach or pool. Whatever the activity, going outdoors and enjoying the sunshine can be great for your health! Equally ...
In 1983, National Child Abuse Prevention Month was established. In the month of April, all over the nation, families and communities take the time to reflect on the importance of keeping children safe and work together in order to prevent child ...
How Much Water Should I Drink Every Day? It’s so important to drink water—but you already know that! It’s one of the most frequently cited pieces of advice you’re likely to hear. Everyone from doctors to movie stars to health ...
An annual physical is a once-a-year trip to the doctor to check on your overall health and wellness. It provides an opportunity for your physician to catch any diseases or conditions early on before they cause you pain or illness. It’s also a ...
Fall has arrived! Summer has come and gone, and while adults are looking forward to milder weather, children are perhaps dreading the return to school. While it might be normal to mourn the passing of summer, some children dread school because it is ...
Women’s health is a focus at Monterey Park Hospital. To help patients, families, and friends better understand some of the major issues in women’s health today, we outline general screening guidelines for common health issues among women ...