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What approaches work best to help contain the spread of measles at a university campus?

What approaches work best to help contain the spread of measles at a university campus?

Isolation: Make sure that those who are actively infected are isolated from those who are healthy and those helping in care have good antibody protection. ...Read more

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What is the best way to share custody if parents live on different coasts?

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What is the best way to share custody if parents live on different coasts?

Shared but unequal: Equality and fairness is not the goal. The best interest of the children must be the guiding principle. With that, the parents can work out the details, such as where kids should live, go to school, and vacation. Geographic distance makes travel more challenging. However, the fundamental challenges remain the same. Child rearing requires coordination between parents. Divorce does not change this. ...Read more

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For those of us who aren't country folk, what's the best or safest way to poop or pee outdoors in a disaster situation?

For those of us who aren't country folk, what's the best or safest way to poop or pee outdoors in a disaster situation?

Country Folk ?: Are you implying that those who live in suburban areas have special techniques to defecate and urinate outdoors? For anyone looking for advice, I'm confident that when nature calls you'll find a way to "poop and pee" without soiling yourself or putting yourself in harm's way. ...Read more

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Does insurance companies have limits to their services such as maternity, etc.? My husband's adopted daughter keeps on going to the hospital for maternity care (miscarriages, etc.). Is there any limitations in a family plans' services? Is it individually

Does insurance companies have limits to their services such as maternity, etc.? My husband's adopted daughter keeps on going to the hospital for maternity care (miscarriages, etc.).  Is there any limitations in a family plans' services? Is it individually

Read your contract: Each plan has its own limitations and or exclusions which are in written form in the contract.Many times these are also posted online or available to you by calling the customer service representatives at the company or the personnel office if you get your coverage through work. ...Read more

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Can natural remedies (e.g. Plants, spices, roots) be utilized in rudimentary wound care? If so, what are the best options?

Can natural remedies (e.g. Plants, spices, roots) be utilized in rudimentary wound care? If so, what are the best options?

Yes, many options: Medicinal herbs have been successfully used to treat wounds for thousands of years. Herbs can be antimicrobial, relieve pain and swelling and speed healing. Dozens of herbs can help, including calendula, aloe vera, plantain, yarrow and comfrey. Health food stores sell salves containing these herbs. See http://www.anniesremedy.com/chart_remedy_cuts.php and http://tinyurl.com/j6u7bu4 for details. ...Read more

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Whats the cheapest way to find out the actual cause for frequent headaches w/out going under expensive pet scan & etc in califor united states? Help.

Whats the cheapest way to find out the actual cause for frequent headaches w/out going under expensive pet scan & etc in califor united states? Help.

Headache diary: A headache diary is great for this. Start keeping a log of the times you get your headaches, the type, location and severity of the pain and what was happening right before it started. This should include what you're doing, eating, any medications you're taking, etc. This piece of history can be a great help in figuring this out. http://www.headaches.org/for_professionals/headache_diary. ...Read more

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What are the brand of pregnancy tests that the light house has in Texas for the blind and can we get them an Oklahoma?

What are the brand of pregnancy tests that the light house has in Texas for the blind and can we get them an Oklahoma?

Pregnancy tests: If you are asking are there home pregnancy tests made for blind women the answer is no. Blind workers at Lighthouse for the Blind in Fort Worth does make pregnancy tests. You can Google them and get to their website which will give you info on purchasing them if you wish to help their organization. ...Read more

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What is the best store chain regarding glasses? Don't want those luxotica overpriced ones.

What is the best store chain regarding glasses? Don't want those luxotica overpriced ones.

Costco: Many patients tell me costco is very reasonable price or you could try online such as zenni optical. ...Read more

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What are the best children's multi-vitamins to buy?

What are the best children's multi-vitamins to buy?

MULTIVITAMIN: Multivitamins are just dietary suppliments so just buy any that is available. Most important is the table food at home consisting of a balance diet of protein, carbohydrate, fruits and veggies. ...Read more

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Isnt there some way to have skype visit for routine ob care? Hard to find sitters in the summer.

Isnt there some way to have skype visit for routine ob care? Hard to find sitters in the summer.

Not practical: If prenatal care was only a discussion i suppose skype would work...But it isn't. Visits include checking urine for protein, BP checks, weight assessments, & hands-on exams of fetal position, growth, and heart rate patterns. Many of the important aspects just can't be done via video conference. Sorry, but talk to your OB regarding the number of visits, maybe you can have fewer. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are the best biofeedback systems that you can buy & use at home? I'm on a tight budget, looking for low price that is still effective.

What are the best biofeedback systems that you can buy & use at home? I'm on a tight budget, looking for low price that is still effective.

Finger temperature: This depends a lot on your goal. The cheapest biofeedback i know of is a digital thermometer with a small sensor attached by wire. Tape it to a fingertip and try to make the meter rise. Warm fingers are associated with decreased sympathetic nervous system activity and a relaxation response. Gsr is inexpensive too. Of course, EMG or eeg biofeedback is more elaborate & expensive. ...Read more

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Help doctors! what're the treatments (preferably natural ones) available for the ailment called corns?

Help doctors! what're the treatments (preferably natural ones) available for the ailment called corns?

Corn: There are no natural treatments. Corns are the result of friction on the toe surface where it meets the shoe. There are also corns between the toes caused by boney enlargement duty to friction of the toes themselves. The dead skin can be shaved off but this doesn't correct the problem. See your podiatrist for real assistance. ...Read more

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I need cheap fertility tests, wheres the best place to find them on line?

I need cheap fertility tests, wheres the best place to find them on line?

No such site: Fertiltiy testing is very expensive. You may start to chart your menstrual cycles and see whether you ovulate monthly. Ovulation testing kit is availbale over the counter. Semen analysis, cheaper than most of tests, should be done first. Some of infertility clinics offer a first visit/counselling free. Call around in your area. ...Read more