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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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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 ...

Orlando Hospitals Won't Bill Survivors of Pulse Nightclub Shooting
After a gunman killed 49 people at an Orlando gay nightclub in June, survivors of the massacre faced a new nightmare: mounting medical bills. Orlando police officers seen outside of Pulse nightclub after a fatal shooting and hostage situation on June ...

Florida reports 2nd case of Zika outside transmission zones
CHICAGO/MIAMI – Florida Governor Rick Scott said on Wednesday the federal government had so far not delivered all the Zika antibody tests and laboratory support he had requested as the state battles the spread of the virus. The complaint came as Zika ...

Could Weight-Loss Surgery Boost Odds of Preemie Birth?
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 24, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Mothers-to-be who've had weight-loss surgery may have increased odds for premature delivery, researchers report. "Women and their doctors should be aware of this risk increase, and women with previous ...

Excess Weight Tied to Higher Risk for Many Cancers, Experts Say
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 23, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Staying slim throughout your life might lower your risk of developing at least eight types of cancer, an international cancer research group says. Those include cancers of the stomach, liver, gallbladder, ...

Orlando hospitals won't bill survivors of Pulse nightclub shooting
(CNN) After a gunman killed 49 people at an Orlando gay nightclub in June, survivors of the massacre faced a new nightmare: mounting medical bills. Orlando Health and Florida Hospital hope to provide some relief to the survivors, and say they will not ...

Sen. Manchin mum on EpiPen hikes by daughter's drug company
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin remained mum Wednesday as a pharmaceutical company run by his daughter faced mounting criticism for hiking prices on life-saving allergy injection pens. The Democratic West Virginia senator's daughter, ...

More Bad Zika News: Affected Newborn Stayed Infected for Two Months
A Brazilian baby with brain damage caused by Zika virus stayed infected for more than two months after he was born, doctors reported Wednesday. That suggests that newborns may continue to be at risk from the virus at a time when their brains are still ...

Study Of Breast Cancer Treatment Reveals Paradox Of Precision Medicine
A major study about the best way to treat early-stage breast cancer reveals that "precision medicine" doesn't provide unambiguous answers about how to choose the best therapy. "Precision doesn't mean certainty," says David Hunter, a professor of cancer ...

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