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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. The web First of all, let’s take... [Continue Reading]

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Gainesville among cities allowing low THC dispensaries
Like state lawmakers, many local officials have expressed concerns about "a pot shop on every corner." By Dara Kam The News Service of Florida. TALLAHASSEE — As pot shops start to sprout in Florida, cities are struggling with how, or whether, to ...

1.7 million-year-old cancer found, the oldest yet
Scientists' conventional opinion about cancer was that it's a relatively recent phenomenon caused by the stresses of modern life. Dietary changes, behavioral changes and man-made changes to our environment have subjected humans to toxins that ...

World Health Organization considers major change to transgender status
The World Health Organization is considering changing the way it classifies transgender identity following calls from researchers and advocates to remove it from the WHO's list of mental disorders, The New York Times reports. The proposal is getting a ...

Study: Dietary Supplement Ingredients Can Make You Sick
Ingredients found in dietary supplements can be harmful to your health, according to a new study. An expert panel of independent doctors and dietary-supplement researchers worked with Consumer Reports to identify dietary supplement ingredients that ...

In Florida Zika Probe, Federal Scientists Kept At Arm's Length
Florida has yet to invite a dedicated team of the federal government's disease hunters to assist with the investigation on the ground. 07/30/2016 08:16 am ET. Julie Steenhuysen. CHICAGO, July 29 (Reuters) - The state of Florida, the first to report the ...

Alzheimer's Disease Patients Are The Last Casualties Of The Cold War
This past week, Alzheimer's disease researchers from all over the world have gathered in Toronto. Much of the talk at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference is about how Alzheimer's disease is a big problem and it's only getting bigger ...

Consumer Reports says dietary supplements can make you sick, or kill you
The multimillion dollar dietary supplement business is being 'attacked' by a striking report from Consumer Reports, claiming that their panel of experts have identified fifteen supplement ingredients that can make anybody sick, or even kill them. The ...

West Nile bigger threat than Zika virus in SD
Both the Zika virus and West Nile virus can be transmitted through a mosquito bite. prev. next. If there's good advice for most South Dakotans regarding the Zika virus, it's this: worry less about Zika and more about West Nile. Those are the sentiments ...

Latest Hospital Ratings Not as Straightforward as They Appear
Lebanon — Giving consumers a simple tool to guide them in seeking better health care was the purpose when the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services this week issued star ratings for 3,662 American hospitals. At least CMS got the “simple ...

Medical marijuana available to treat pain starting Monday
Jody Testaberg, propagation manager at LeafLine Labs in Cottage Grove, examines marijuana plants that will be used in the state's medical cannibis programs. Hundreds of plants are carefully cultivated in the room lit with sodium vapor lamps so bright ...

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