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By Luis Fernandez on
Anxiety is an excessive, unrealistic worry or psychological distress that leads to motor tension (restlessness), autonomic hyperactivity (symptoms such as shortness of breath and palpitations), and hypervigilance (insomnia or constantly […]
By Mark Slansky on
Breast cancer is the diagnosis of 29% of all types of cancer in women in the United States. Unfortunately, it is also the leading cause of cancer death in women. […]
By Luis Fernandez on
Every summer, a significant number of people present with various symptoms which are known landmarks of allergies. Allergies occur due to hypersensitivity of the immune system to substances in the […]
By Helen Anderson on
Sickle cell anemia disease is particularly common in Sub-Saharan Africans, South Americans, Caribbeans, Central Americans, Saudi Arabians, Indians, and people of Mediterranean descent. 1 out of every 500 Black or […]
By Kevin Johnson on
The tiny, mighty and yes, strong smelling herb garlic, Allium sativum is nature’s heart protector. This aromatic herb has been around since ancient Egyptian times and its uses span both […]
By Sabina Rose on
Mental health and anxiety disorders are very misunderstood, and yet the rates of depression seem to be skyrocketing every year, particularly in the Western world. In fact, cross-cultural studies are […]
By Mark Slansky on
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), mental illness is the leading cause for disability in both the United States and Canada. In the United States, qualified medical professionals diagnose […]
By Luis Fernandez on
Solving childhood obesity with the “Let’s Move!” Campaign?
The very catchy slogan for the Let’s Move! campaign says everything about first lady Michelle Obama’s mission to eradicate childhood obesity: America’s Move to Raise a Healthier Generation of Kids. […]
By Luis Fernandez on
Issues surrounding childhood obesity have been increasingly examined in local and national media as the epidemic spreads across our nation. Some scholars and health practitioners even regard the childhood obesity […]
By Mark Slansky on
With spring comes the buds of new flowers, the green tips of grass protruding ever so promisingly through the earth and of course for many unfortunate people, the sneezing, itching, […]
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Fluid retention in legs and feet, referred to medically as edema, occur when fluid is retained in the spaces between body cells. Edema typically affects the feet, ankles and lower […]
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When going in for a treatment for any illness, one rarely gives ‘medicines’ a second thought. That is because these pharmacological agents have done a lot in the way of […]
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