Around 30 years ago, few people knew what to make of a computer. It was an alien concept to many and was typically only to be found in a more sophisticated environment, research facility or government office. Fast forward to today, and these machines are everywhere and not only on top of a desk or a lap but firmly ensconced in almost everyone's pocket. Just think how much of an evolution this has been for the human being, who is now used to looking at a digital screen for sometimes hours every single day.
- Becoming a GP may be easier, but being successful at it takes a lot of hard work, determination and sacrifice. Just getting a degree simply isn't enough with the number of practitioners out there. You need to get patients to trust you, but that happens only after you get them to walk through your doors in the first place. Here are some steps to help you with a successful GP career from scratch.
- If you've been suffering from aches and pains in your feet or legs, then you may have seen a podiatrist who recommended that you wear orthotic inserts. These devices can modify foot and walking problems; their support also usually makes things more comfortable. While you may have expected your orthotic to give you instant relief, this doesn't always happen. In some cases, people find it hard to adapt to wearing an orthotic, and others start to have pain or discomfort in different areas.
- Obesity is a real problem in Australia. A recent study, which looked at data from 2014/15, found that 63.4% of the population are overweight. If you are worried about your weight, you may be considering signing up to a weight loss program. Weight loss programs can be an effective means of losing excess weight. However, if you have never taken part in a weight loss program before, you may be wondering what it involves.
- Partial dentures are removable appliances set inside your mouth by your dentist to replace a few missing teeth. They are designed to restore normal functionality of your jaw for activities like speaking and chewing without looking too obtrusive. They also hold your mouth structure in place and prevent it from sagging because of missing teeth. But denture maintenance should not be taken lightly. Here are some ways to help you properly maintain your partial dentures.