Christina Bhattacharya

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How to Care for a Loved One Following Hip Replacement Surgery

Posted by Christina Bhattacharya on 3/7/16 8:00 AM

The weeks following hip replacement surgery can exact a high emotional toll – not only on the person who just had surgery, but also on their friends and family members. Your once-active loved one will face new restrictions on even the simplest day-to-day activities. Of course, in the long run, many people experience reduced pain and a better quality of life from such a surgery, but while the new hip is healing, your loved one may require assistance with activities and motivation to keep them on track with their recovery. Luckily, there are many ways you can help.

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Allergy Testing: Prick Test vs. Patch Test

Posted by Christina Bhattacharya on 2/8/16 8:00 AM

All of a sudden, it hits you: Your eyes are itchy, your nose is running, and you're sneezing every half-minute. It's easy to write this off as your reaction to the seasons changing, but allergies aren't that simple. They can affect us year-round, showing up in our digestive and respiratory systems, as well as on our skin.

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We're Expecting! Tips for Helping Your Pregnant Partner

Posted by Christina Bhattacharya on 12/9/15 8:00 AM

So you and your partner just found out she's  pregnantAfter the breaking news, you'll experience a roller coaster of emotions. Pregnancy is a wonderful time, full of excitement and anticipation, but it also can be anxiety-inducing and stressful -- for both the pregnant woman and her partner.

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