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The Top 10 Causes of Hearing Loss

There are a wide range of causes of hearing loss, which can be immediate or gradual and will vary with impact. Most causes can be found by examining the ear and finding out where the problem or damage is within the ear. No matter the severity or cause of the hearing loss, it is vital to seek medical help to prevent it from getting worse or becoming permanent. Here are the top 10 most common... [Continue Reading]

Juicing Myths Debunked Once And For All

Juicing can seem like an attractive option for many people who want to get healthier and maybe even lose a little weight. However, there are so many myths flying around about juicing, that it can be hard to decipher whether it’s right for you or not. Plus, there are right and wrong ways to go about this kind of thing. In this post we’re going to debunk those juicing myths once and... [Continue Reading]

Sleep and Weight Loss – How 40 Winks can Help You Drop those 40 Pounds

It’s a common fact of life today that many folks don’t really get the full amount of sleep they really need. Whether it’s trying to catch up with work, or binge-watching a favorite TV show, the results are essentially the same. Indeed, even those who blindly swear they sleep enough are often found to be suffering from the lack of it. And this is unfortunate, as getting your... [Continue Reading]

5 Relaxation Techniques To Use Before A Medical Examination

Each year, more than 40 million American adults undergo a preventative health examination (PHE). The purpose of these procedures is to screen for potential concerns, helping patients to feel reassured of their good physical condition and allowing doctors to identify problems as early as possible. No matter how well they know their doctor, and no matter how many times they may have visited... [Continue Reading]

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]

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Utah man may have contracted Zika through father's tears in unique case
SALT LAKE CITY – A Utah man who mysteriously contracted Zika from his infected father may have got it by touching his dad's tears or sweat with his bare hands, according to new research unveiled Wednesday that found the unusual transmission method ...

FDA approves Medtronic's 'artificial pancreas' for diabetes
Medtronic Plc won U.S. approval on Wednesday for an "artificial pancreas" that is the first device to automatically deliver the right dose of insulin to patients with type 1 diabetes, freeing them from continually monitoring insulin levels throughout ...

Herbal supplement maker to strengthen quality controls
Herbal supplements marketed by one of the nation's top suppliers will soon undergo stricter screening to ensure they contain the products their labels promise consumers. NBTY, which sells ginseng, ginkgo biloba and nearly 22,000 other products under ...

Zika money finally gets approved as Senate votes to keep government running
Overcoming its earlier divisions on Zika funding, the Senate on Wednesday approved $1.1 billion in research and prevention aid as it passed a bigger appropriations bill to fund the federal government into December. Sen. Bill Nelson, aware of a looming ...

What you need to know about flu vaccines as the winter draws near
You're seeing the signs in pharmacies and perhaps around your workplace. Your doctor's office may be calling to schedule an appointment. Flu vaccination efforts are in full swing. Advertisement. But you may have been hearing puzzling things about flu ...

New research offers clues to cause of Crohn's disease
There may be some good news for the 700,000 Americans who suffer from Crohn's disease – a debilitating condition of chronic inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract. New research from the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine offers ...

For patients who need bone grafts, a 3D-printer could come to the rescue
Scientists have 3-D-printed splints for babies' airways, faux brains to study cortical folding — and now they've done it with bone. A team of researchers at Northwestern University has created a highly flexible artificial bone that helps speed up ...

U.S. teen births hit another record low: CDC
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 28, 2016 -- Births to U.S. teens reached a record low last year, continuing a dramatic two-decade decline, federal health officials reported Wednesday. The then-historic low achieved in 2014 was surpassed in 2015, with the overall ...

'The Pill' May Raise Depression Risk
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Women who use hormonal methods for birth control, such as "the pill," may have a slightly higher risk of developing depression -- and teenagers may be most vulnerable, a large study suggests. Researchers ...

“Three-Parent Baby” Claim Raises Hopes—and Ethical Concerns
A reported world-first in fertility therapy—a baby boy conceived with a controversial technique that mixes DNA from three people – has made headlines across the world. But with no way of verifying the claim because the specialists behind the procedure ...

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