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An armpit (axillary) temperature is usually 0.3°C (0.5°F) to 0.6°C (1°F) lower than an oral temperature. A forehead (temporal) scanner is usually 0.3°C (0.5°F) to 0.6°C (1°F) lower than an oral temperature. Are temporal thermometers accurate? A temporal artery thermometer may be more expensive than other types of thermometers. ThisRead More →

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It continues to rise during the day, peaking in midday. Blood pressure normally drops in the late afternoon and evening. Blood pressure is normally lower at night while you’re sleeping. Your blood pressure measurement at night is called nocturnal blood pressure. Why does blood pressure reading fluctuate so much? Everyone’sRead More →

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Urine volume is considered excessive if it equals more than 2.5 liters per day. A “normal” urine volume depends on your age and gender. However, less than 2 liters per day is usually considered normal. Excreting excessive volumes of urine is a common condition but should not last more thanRead More →

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The last 2 kinds of sprains are often associated with tearing of small blood vessels. This allows blood to leak into tissues and cause black and blue color in the area. The blood may not appear for several days. Do sprains always bruise? Although the intensity varies, all sprains commonlyRead More →

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The all-inclusive Sonesta Maho Beach Resort, Casino & Spa and the Sonesta Ocean Point Resort were completely rebuilt, strengthened and reinforced from their steel skeletons outward. Is Saint Maarten safe? St. Maarten is generally considered a safe place to visit, but as with any tourist destination there are some generalRead More →