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Medical Science is Knocking on Immortality’s Door with the Latest Drug and Pharmaceutical Developments

The one thing people have in common, the world over, is that we’re going to die.  It’s among the most common fears.  For millennia we have obsessed with finding out what awaits us after we die and trying to prevent it.  People have spent their entire lives and fortunes searching for mythical ways to extend our time here, searching for the Holy Grail or the Fountain... [Continue Reading]

Erasing the Pain: 5 Reasons It Is Important to Keep a Heating Pad in Your Home

You have noticed how a hot shower soothes the pain and aches inflicted by the day’s exertions. You probably never think of it as applying heat therapy, but that’s what you’re essentially doing. People have known for ages that heat is a great ally in the battle with pain. While rubber bottles filled with hot water did the job for a while, the arrival of electricity made... [Continue Reading]

EMF Protection is Tested and Proven to be Effective

It is understandable if you are skeptical about Electromagnetic Field (EMF) radiation. After all, you have been using your phone and computer over the years, but you have not suffered from any EMF related illness. Before you write off the idea of using EMF protection, you need to understand that several studies have already shown that EMF radiation dangers are real, and you need to stay... [Continue Reading]

Determining the Best Care Agency to Partner With

Given the demand for home care these days, finding a home carer is not a huge problem anymore. You can just call an agency and they will send someone to provide the care that you need for your elderly relative. Before you decide which agency to partner with, you need to filter the options and find high quality care without going beyond your budget. Identifying the kind of care you need ... [Continue Reading]

Your Guide When It Comes to Coping with Dementia

If you are diagnosed with dementia, you will encounter challenges ahead, but that does not mean that your life is over. Fear, denial, loneliness, anger, depression and frustration; these are just some of the different emotions you will experience. Being aware and prepared for these challenges will not only benefit you but also the people around you. How to Cope with Dementia Below are the... [Continue Reading]

How to Manage Asthma at Home

Asthma is a common lung condition that affects the airways, resulting to wheezing and shortness of breath. In fact, 1 in 13 people, or about 25 million individuals, are known to have asthma in the United States alone—more prevalent in children than in adults. Since the disease causes the swelling of the airways, people with asthma need to know how to effectively manage their... [Continue Reading]

How Getting Healthy Over 40 can Help Reduce Your Risk of Certain Diseases

Are you over 40, overweight and maybe feeling like you’re lacking energy most of the time? While there could be no underlying issue whatsoever, you could also be on the brink of a serious health concern. It’s important to visit your doctor right away for preliminary tests to determine if you may be at risk for heart disease or a gastrointestinal condition. Here are a few things... [Continue Reading]

The Pros and Cons of Using Noise Cancelling Ear Buds for Sleeping

Sleep is essential for every human being, the lack of sleep can cause health problems like heart disease, stroke or even high blood pressure. It is for this reason that noise canceling ear buds for sleeping was invented. Noise cancelling earbuds are gadgets used to block disturbing sounds, using active noises control. Noise canceling ear buds enable you to listen to music without raising the... [Continue Reading]

What to do When a Tooth is Broken?

It can be estimated that around 300 people experience dental trauma each week in Brisbane. A large number of these people who experience dental injuries are children. By being prepared and with a quick response, many of these tooth injuries can be repaired if it is managed quickly by parents and emergency dentists in Brisbane. Children tend to run fast and play a lot. Injury to the face and... [Continue Reading]

Vital Role of Patient Monitoring Systems

Patient monitoring is the root of patient care. It is imperative for members of the healthcare team to always perform constant assessment and measurements on the patient’s physiological parameters to guide them in patient diagnosis and to determine the appropriate therapeutic interventions. To guide the team, patient monitoring needs to adapt a systematized approach through patient... [Continue Reading]

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DHHS warns of potential infection exposure at Hanover restaurant from puppies rescued from Puerto Rico
Dr. Benjamin Chan, state epidemiologist, said anyone who came into contact with the puppies, or whose pets may have done so, "should speak to their health care providers and veterinarians about whether antibiotics may be needed to prevent leptospirosis ...

17 tips to pick the freshest veggies and ripest fruit
Refusing to eat broccoli or skipping the salad bar aren't just habits exhibited by picky kids; turns out, most grown-ups aren't eating their fruits and veggies, either. Federal guidelines recommend adults eat at least 1 and 1/2 to 2 cups of fruit and 2 ...

Plague: Epidemic phase of the outbreak is ending
The number of new plague cases in Madagascar has steadily declined since mid-October. From 6 to 15 November 2017, 149 probable (12) and suspect (137) pneumonic cases, 18 bubonic cases and 8 unspecified cases of plague have been reported to ...

No, We Didn't Just See The First Marijuana Overdose Death
Humans have been getting high on marijuana for millennia, and there has never been a recorded case of a fatal overdose. That record appeared to be in peril earlier this week, following reports that an 11-month-old in Colorado died last year following ...

Florida confirms Miami's first mosquito-borne case of Zika in 2017
Florida health officials reported Miami-Dade's first local case of Zika for 2017 on Friday, marking the state's second case of mosquito-borne transmission of the virus this year. However, the Florida Department of Health said there are no areas in the ...

Purdue Approaches States in Bid to Settle Opioid Claims
Oxycontin maker Purdue Pharma LP is proposing a global settlement in an attempt to end state investigations and lawsuits over the U.S. opioid epidemic, according to people familiar with the talks. Purdue's lawyers raised the prospect with several ...

FDA issues public health warning about kratom
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - The Federal Drug Administration released a public health advisory this week about a substance called kratom, saying it can be dangerous and deadly. "I would like to see that the truth comes out, that this is a very dangerous ...

Puppies Who Interacted With Public in Hanover May Have Been Infected
Hanover — Health officials say a group of puppies recently rescued from Puerto Rico who interacted with the public at a Hanover restaurant patio are “potentially infected” with a disease that can sometimes be transmitted to humans. Five of the 10 ...

Good news: Madagascar hasn't seen a new plague case in 3 weeks
Red Cross volunteers speak to women as they are busy cooking, while educating villagers about the plague outbreak, 30 miles west of Antananarivo, Madagascar, on October 16. Alexander Joe/AP. Of all the public health stories I've covered in the past few ...

Scientists discover scary side effects of energy drinks
Our cravings for caffeine are crazier than ever, but there are some very real risks associated with energy drinks. A study published in the journal Frontiers shows that any short-term benefits of energy drinks are far outweighed by the risks to mental ...

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