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Is IVF Your Road to a Baby?

The desire to have a baby is high up on the list for millions of women (and their significant others for that matter). That said dreams of starting a family can sometimes turn to disappointment, a disappointment that ends up taking shape due to a number of reasons. One of the complications to having a baby is a rather simple, yet painful obstacle. For many women, they find it all but... [Continue Reading]

Living With Your Disability: 5 Tips To Help Achieve Financial Security

Wheelchair Disability Picture Disability can strike at any time, and it can cause horrendous physical and emotional stress. Part of that emotional stress often comes from the fact of knowing that you can’t return to your previous occupation. Without a full-time wage, it’s going to be difficult to maintain healthy finances, which is worrying! So, here are just a few basic tips to... [Continue Reading]

A LPNs Role in the Workplace

LPNs, or Licensed Practical Nurses, are an integral part of the healthcare system. While the position may not seem as glamorous as that of a physician or registered nurse, it's often the LPN that develops the sincerest and most caring relationship with the patient. That's because the LPN is the one that offers comforting bedside manner, and they're the first ones to answer the call when... [Continue Reading]

Sinus Pain: Four Creative Ways To Help Relieve It

Photo by BruceBlaus It can be difficult to explain the way that chronic sinus issues damage your life. Most people can sympathize with the idea of feeling bunged up. We all go through it with the annual winter cold. They can acknowledge how uncomfortable it is, the way that it damages your ability to speak properly. They may even recognize the idea that with less of a sense of smell,... [Continue Reading]

Struggling With Obesity? What To Do To Rid Fat For Good!

A lot of people are struggling with obesity around the world, which can cause heart issues, depression, and cancer. In fact, more than one-third of adults in the US are suffering with obesity. Although short-term diets can help you lose some of the weight, it’s not a long-term solution to weight loss. Here is what you should do if you are struggling from obesity, and want to get rid of... [Continue Reading]

Ways To Help You Live Positive With Cancer

Cancer is a big diagnosis. That’s a clear understatement. Cancer can rock your world and send you through a gauntlet of various uncomfortable emotions. Denial. Anger. Simple overwhelming. For a lot of people, it’s a very real wake-up call to our mortality that can shake them to the core. In light of the threat to your life, it can seem difficult to stay positive. Yet, resilience is... [Continue Reading]

The Steps You Need To Take To Help An Alcohol Addict

We all like to have a drink now and then. Drinking alcohol in moderation is fine, the problem occurs when your body becomes reliant on alcohol to get through the day. Drinking excessive amounts of alcohol can damage our bodies. That's why, if you notice a friend or loved one drinking too much, you need to find a way to help them. A lot of people choose to turn a blind eye when it comes to... [Continue Reading]

Risks of Hormone Imbalance

Hormonal imbalance is more prevalent than most people would think. This is even more so among men and women in the 35 and above age range. Many of the symptoms that people present in the doctor’s office are hormonal or may have hormonal origins, yet, this is all-too-frequently ignored. This is not surprising seeing as we live in an age where most people just want to get medications... [Continue Reading]

Ways to Reach and Maintain a Healthy Weight

It's a never ending story. People worry about their weight. For some people, it's a stubborn five pounds they can't seem to shed. Others go up and down, the proverbial yo-yo weight, but struggle with staying at the lower end. For some, it's a health problem and they need to lose weight to get in healthier state. Whatever the case may be, if you are trying to lose a little weight, there are... [Continue Reading]

How Technology Is Helping Us Lead Healthier Lives

We all know how much technology has changed the world in the past couple of decades.And, one of the biggest areas of life it helps is our health and fitness. Today, we thought that we would look at a few different ways that technology is saving lives and promoting healthier lifestyles for all. Let’s take a closer look. https://flic.kr/p/dHMZYj The web First of all, let’s take... [Continue Reading]

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'Baby Simulator' Programs May Make Teen Girls More, Not Less, Likely to Become Pregnant, Study Finds
Though they are designed to help deter teen pregnancies, school programs that involve the use of "baby simulators" may have the opposite effect, according to an Australian study published today. The investigators found that girls enrolled in schools ...

Zika hides in vagina, baby's bloodstream longer than previously thought
(CNN) More surprises from the world of Zika research this week: The virus can hide in vaginal tissue and the bloodstream of infected infants much longer than anyone expected, with dangerous consequences. In most people, Zika lives in the blood for ...

Zika Virus's Spread Pushes Testing Labs to Expand Capacity
As summer drew near, the nation's health officials took stock of whether they could handle a surge in demand for Zika diagnostic tests if disease-carrying mosquitoes began to proliferate. A survey of state and local laboratories found enough capacity ...

Orlando Hospitals Say They Won't Bill Victims Of Pulse Nightclub Shooting
Two Orlando-area hospitals are waiving the medical bills of victims of the Pulse nightclub shooting, praising the community response and saying they want to contribute. More than 50 people were wounded in the June 12 attack on the Florida gay nightclub ...

A dramatic surge in fentanyl cases fuels opioid epidemic
(CNN) As the nation struggles with an epidemic that includes both prescription opioids and heroin, officials are alarmed by a new front in the war against opioids: illicit fentanyl. Law enforcement agencies submit drug products to the Drug Enforcement ...

Are Some People Hard-Wired for Coffee?
Some people drink a cup of coffee in the morning and they're fine for the day. Others seem to need fixes all day long. Now researchers think they know why. They found mutations in a gene that correlate very well with how much coffee a person drinks ...

Survey Says: Hair Transplants Make Men Look Younger
THURSDAY, Aug. 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Bad news for the follicularly challenged: A new survey confirms that balding men are seen by others as older and less good-looking. But when the same men got a hair transplant, observers thought of them as ...

Overweight/Obesity Linked to Eight More Cancers
Being overweight/obese is already known to increase the risk for certain cancers, but this association has just become much wider. Another eight cancers have been added to the list, joining the five already there. The new findings come from the ...

Being overweight may increase risk of 8 cancers
Maintaining a healthy body weight could help ward off even more types of cancer than researchers previously thought. A study published Thursday in The New England Journal of Medicine found excess weight was linked to eight additional types of cancer— ...

Sonic stimulation used to 'jump-start' coma patient's brain
Researchers plan to test the method with more patients at UCLA Medical Center this fall. By Stephen Feller | Aug. 25, 2016 at 9:05 AM. Follow @upi. Comments 0 Comments. share with facebook. share with twitter. Researchers at UCLA used a small device to ...

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