After years of being an illegal drug, four states (Alaska, Oregon, Washington, and Colorado) have now legalized the recreational use of marijuana. An additional 23 states allow its use for medicinal purposes. While teens are not permitted to use marijuana for recreation, they are now less likely than ever before to believe the drug has any adverse effects on mind and body. With recent studies reflecting this attitude, and the availability of the drug at an all-time high (no pun intended), how should you handle the situation if you find your teen is smoking?
Contact lenses are a wonderful alternative to glasses. They are more convenient, and depending on who you ask, more attractive. Unfortunately, though, a lot of people struggle with just getting them in their eyes. In fact, some people have such a hard time with getting them in that they opt for glasses instead.
Whether you've just gotten your first pair of contact lenses or are trying to decide if you can wear them or not, know that it is possible to get those lenses in!
Hearing aids have traditionally been the antithesis of trendy. You may see them as ugly, tan blobs that signal old age and the deterioration that accompanies it. In reality, hearing aids are life-enhancing equipment that people of all ages should embrace. Fortunately, manufacturers are creating attractive and even fun versions of hearing aids that make the wearer feel stylish instead of just old or impaired. You can now hear well and look great at the same time.
There's nothing more frustrating than going outside and being besieged by sneezing, coughing, itching, and watering eyes. Along with going to see an allergist in order to be prescribed some medication to help manage your symptoms, you might want to try some of these methods to ease your allergy symptoms.
1. Try a Nasal Rinse Pot
One of the common symptoms of suffering from allergies is to have your sinuses get blocked.
An estimated 60% of Americans will face varicose veins at some point. Varicose veins are bluish cords that that commonly form in the legs and feet. If you are a nurse, you have a higher risk since you spend long periods of time on your feet. Here are some tips for nurses to prevent varicose veins in the legs.
Wear the Right Shoes
Investing in a good pair of nursing shoes is essential to prevent varicose veins.