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November 2017 Archives

Keeping finances secure during a divorce

Residents in Illinois and other parts of the country might discover that finances can easily be depleted when going through a divorce. Money is spent on hiring an attorney in addition to paying the everyday bills that need to be covered, such as a house payment or a car payment. When going through a divorce, one can utilize a few financial strategies to protect their finances and to save as much money as possible.

Diagnosing skin conditions can be a challenge

Mistakes are easy to make when people in Illinois try to self diagnose their skin problems. A dermatology professor explained that the similar traits of different medical problems create the confusion. A flaky patch of pink skin could be dandruff, psoriasis, ringworm, eczema or squamous cell carcinoma.

Tips to stay safe and sane on the road during the holidays

The holiday season is about to be in full swing. The shopping malls are going to be overflowing with people, the parking lot at the supermarket will be full, and everyone on the road in Belleville is going to be dashing from one place to another trying to find that perfect gift. In addition to the madness, the weather is starting to become more erratic, increasing the likelihood of a car accident. In general, getting behind the wheel during the holidays is necessary but dangerous.

EpiPen failures have been linked to 7 deaths

Many Illinois residents live with the fear of experiencing severe allergic reactions that can become deadly if left untreated. EpiPens contain the hormone epinephrine and are used in emergencies to stave off the potentially lethal effects of an allergic reaction. In the past year, EpiPens have been linked to seven deaths when the devices failed to deploy correctly.