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Depression: Causes, Symptoms, And Available Treatments

November 27, 2017

We are, at times depressed, and at times sad. We may understand the general feelings, but can we really tell the difference? And if we can tell the difference, can…

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Sense Of Smell: Is It Connected To Obesity And Eating Disorders?

November 16, 2017

Our sense of smell can be very sharp, especially when we go grocery shopping on an empty stomach. The grocery list finds our pocket as our noses lead us down…

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Orthopedic Rehab: The What, The Why, And The How

November 13, 2017

Orthopedic rehab is a form of therapy that treats a large variety of conditions that affect the skeletal and muscular systems. Therapists diagnose, manage, and treat injuries of the musculoskeletal system…

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Hemodialysis: The What, The Why, And The How It Works

November 9, 2017

Hemodialysis is a treatment for kidney failure that uses a machine to filter your blood outside your body. At the start of a hemodialysis treatment, a dialysis nurse or technician places two…

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Medicare Part D Enrollees Spending Much More For Their Drugs

November 7, 2017

Medicare Part D: Drug Plan   One million Medicare beneficiaries had out-of-pocket prescription drug spending above the Part D catastrophic threshold in 2015. Indeed, the number with such high spending…

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ADHD Adult Behaviors Make These Symptoms Worse

November 1, 2017

ADHD ( Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder) often begins in childhood and persists into adulthood. It may contribute to low self-esteem, troubled relationships, and difficulty at school or work. Symptoms include limited attention and hyperactivity.…

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Your Liver Stays Healthy With This Health Regimen

October 30, 2017

The liver is a large, meaty organ that sits on the right side of the belly and functions to detoxify chemicals and metabolizes drugs. In addition your liver also makes proteins important…

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Sleep Deprivation Ruins Your Physical Looks And Health

October 26, 2017

Sleep deprivation can ruin your physical looks and health. Lack of sleep will ruin your mood, body, memory,and ability to function at work or school. We list several changes that…

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Rheumatoid Arthritis: Know The Signs, Symptoms, And Treatments

October 22, 2017

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an immune system condition, or “autoimmune disorder,” that causes inflammation of the lining of the joints. It may also affect the skin, eyes, lungs, heart, blood,…

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Your Ears Are Always Talking To You, Listen Closely

October 19, 2017

Do your ears look a little different or hurt, ring, or itch? It could be a sign of something you might not think of when you think of your ears.  …

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