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Is Your Appendix Really Useless?

The appendix has been thought of as a useless remnant of evolution. Everyone's got one and now and then and accept causing appendicitis. A couple of curious and intelligent scientist completed the study which suggests otherwise. Looking at over 20 species of animals, they found that The appendix had been [...]

By | March 27th, 2017|0 Comments

When Should Your Child Stay Home From School?

When should your child go to school if he or she has an infection? The answer is not as easy as it seems. Infections such as colds are very contagious. Sure most kids do quite well with colds. However some children, especially those with asthma or more serious illnesses such [...]

By | March 20th, 2017|0 Comments

Dental Health Important In Pregnancy

If you're pregnant, your dental health can affect your babies well-being. This may sound of the wall but what goes in your mouth that is your nutrition can help with your babies nutrition. If you have bad teeth, you are more likely not to eat a well-balanced diet. If you [...]

By | March 13th, 2017|0 Comments

White Wine and Melanoma Connection

Melanoma is much more rare than other skin cancers such as basal cell and squamous skin cancers. Unfortunately it is much more deadly than any skin cancer. It is estimated that about 16,000 Americans each year die from melanoma. By far the greatest but not the only risk is sun [...]

By | March 6th, 2017|0 Comments

Can Belly Pain Be From A Heart Attack?

Wouldn't it be great if all diseases presented exactly the way that they are described in medical textbooks? In medicine we call this a classical presentation. Unfortunately for many if not most diseases the most common presentation is not that way. The problem comes when patient ignore symptoms because they [...]

By | February 27th, 2017|0 Comments

More Medications More Interactions

It is truly important that you take all medication exactly as prescribed by your doctor. What if you go to say a specialist and he or she prescribes another medication? Be sure to let the specialist know what other medications you are taking. This is because there are many, many [...]

By | February 20th, 2017|0 Comments

Do Not Share Your Prescriptions

Sharing medications might at first seem like a good idea. After all, medications especially prescription ones, are expensive and you need to see a doctor first to even get the medication. And it turns out that about 37% of Americans do in fact share prescription medications. Without a doubt this [...]

By | February 13th, 2017|0 Comments

Why Your Child Needs An Early Bedtime

Early bedtimes for young kids,according to a recent study, decreases the risk of obesity later in life. About 17% of American children are obese. And obesity in childhood greatly increases the chance of diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure and cancer. In the study it was found that 4 year [...]

By | February 6th, 2017|0 Comments

How Much Should We Exercise?

Do you have to be an exercise fanatic to be healthy? Well a recent published peer reviewed study (which in other words means that its findings can be taken seriously) revealed that no you don't Exercising as little as two days a week reduced the risk of dying, getting cancer [...]

By | January 30th, 2017|0 Comments

Smokers and Kids: Not A Good Mix

Governments all over the world have enacted laws to try to limit the number of smokers. Not only smokers are at risk, but also those who live near smokers and thus are exposed to the harmful effects of passive smoking or smoke exposure. Children, who of course have no choice [...]

By | January 23rd, 2017|0 Comments