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More painful than an insect bite? ICD-10 cost-benefit for healthcare providers by Rich Elmore Patient Expert Posted Tue 23 Dec 2008 9:35pm That long overdue ICD-10 announcement finally arrived from CMS and comments on the proposed final rule were due this month. You can take it to the bank that ICD-10 will ultimately be approved. ICD-9 is running out of codes to support the growing number of new high cost medical procedures. But what about the overall healthcare provider f ... Read on »
How to treat and avoid insect bites and stings with Homeopathy by NaturalHomeopathicHealth Posted Sat 23 Jun 2012 6:35pm Bites and stings of insects (bees, wasps, mosquitoes, spiders, etc...) can cause painful reactions that include swelling and inflammation. In particularly sensitive people, and especially in infants and children, these reactions can become widespread or be complicated by allergic reactions. The following is a short summary of how to treat bite ... Read on »
Use Witch Hazel to Treat Insect Bite Swelling by itoldyouiwassick Posted Tue 07 May 2013 3:57am You may have seen witch hazel at your local pharmacy or at the grocery store but weren’t quite sure about what it does. Witch hazel is a handy product to have in your home any time of the year but it’s especially beneficial in the summertime, when mosquitoes and other bugs are out in force. What is Witch Hazel? Witch hazel comes from a ... Read on »
Health Tip: Defend Against Insect Bites While Traveling Abroad by Medline Plus Posted Tue 05 Mar 2013 7:00am Protect yourself from bites and illness Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Insect Bites and Stings , Traveler's Health Read on »
Taking the Sting Out of Insect-Bite Allergies by Medline Plus Posted Mon 05 Aug 2013 12:00pm Immunotherapy shots can reduce risk of serious reaction, allergists say Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Allergy , Insect Bites and Stings Read on »
Not an insect bite. But a sickn ... by Jessica D. Patient Expert Posted Fri 22 May 2009 11:52pm Not an insect bite.  But a sickness bug.  I've been wondering over the past week the source of my sore throat that comes and goes.  The "allergy" like feelings I've been having (I don't have any allergies that I know of).  And not to forget the recent breathing issues while running.  Well - they may all be related to a bug that I've been fighti ... Read on »
Natural Insect Repellent + After Bite by KokosKitchen Posted Sun 16 Jun 2013 6:46pm This week is my exam for a course in aromatherapy that I have been taking over the past 9 months. I have absolutely loved learning about essential oils and how to use them to help and heal. It’s unbelievable to me that these oils are capable of helping out with so many problems from jet lag, skin problems, digestive problems, headaches, so ... Read on »
Mosquito And Biting Insect Protection Aromatherapy Style! by Shilah C. Azib Posted Fri 19 Mar 2010 2:49am Aromatherapy and essential oils are so much more than just having a great smelling home. Good essential oils can relax your mind and your body and can help you heal, too. Essential oils are known for their unique properties and when you choose them wisely you can do everything from cleaning and disinfecting your home to warding off ... Read on »
Natural Insect Repellent Skin Patch: Don’t Bite Me! by Jennifer Lance Patient Expert Posted Wed 15 Jul 2009 12:02am Applying eco-friendly insect repellent on my son’s skin is like applying sunscreen:  he hates it!  Luckily, we rarely need it do to a predictable evening wind on our property, but when we go camping or visiting friends, it’s a different story.  He’s also a compulsive scratcher, so avoiding the mosquito bites all together prevents this problem ... Read on »
Shun Chemicals for Natural Ways to Thwart and Care for Bug Bites by Methods of Healing Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Tue 01 Dec 2009 10:00pm Spending time outdoors is irresistible in the late spring through early autumn months. Whether it is playing in the park, camping or taking a stroll, the fresh air and sunshine are good for you. What is not so good is having to spray or lather on insect repellant so you do not provide the biting flies and mosquitoes flash buffet. These che ... Read on »