All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Health’

Genetic Testing Guidelines Issued For Muscular Dystrophy

Muscular Dystrophy (MD) is well-known as a disease that progressively weakens muscles, leading to muscle spasms, difficulty walking, and eventually difficulty breathing. What many people don’t know is that MD is actually a group of diseases, each of which can have different effects on the human body. Doctors are still discovering and classifying new forms of MD. This week the …

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Ebola in Boston Dismissed by Health Officials

A suspected Ebola patient in Boston was cleared this week as fears of the disease have begun to rise in the U.S. Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center officials told The Boston Globe on Tuesday that the patient does not have the Ebola virus and is in “good condition.” The patient, who had been to Liberia, had come into the Harvard …

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Facebook May Soon Wade into Healthcare

When I say preventative care applications and health support communities, you say … Facebook? Facebook, eternal tracker of all things you, is planning a move into the healthcare realm. That’s the word from Reuters, who quotes the omnipresent “people familiar with the matter”. There are three of them this time. Apparently it’s serious, as Facebook has already held meetings with …

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Fall Allergies: Tips To Treat Them

Allergies can be horrible in the fall and since allergy symptoms can mimic cold and flu symptoms, it is important to treat them and prevent them if possible. Allergies can be hard during any season, but this year they seem to be affecting more and more people and causing more severe symptoms. Dr. Oswaldo Henriquez, an ear, nose, and throat …

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Ebola In The United States: First Patient Diagnosed

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is one of the worst in our time. Thousands of people have been killed by the virus and hundreds of others infected. Healthcare workers have been working hard to quarantine the sick and prevent the spread of the disease, but they have also warned that Ebola could spread to other countries if an infected …

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Kendall Jenner’s Beauty Secret? Tea And Lots Of Sleep

Kendall Jenner has been pretty busy recently. Jenner has walked for some very impressive clients, including Dolce & Gabbana, Diane Von Furstenberg, Tommy Hilfiger and Balmain. Following the Balmain show she caused something of a stir when she was photographed wearing a black and tan cut-out dress on the catwalk. There was some speculation that the 18-year-old was practically naked …

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Rheumatoid Arthritis: Are You Raising Your Personal Risk Level?

Rheumatoid arthritis is no laughing matter. About 1.5 million Americans are believed to suffer from the condition, which causes pain, swelling, and stiffness of the joints. While the exact cause is not known, the immune system of the sufferer is said to attack the joint tissues. Of all Americans diagnosed, nearly three fourths of them are women. If you are …

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Low-Carb Diet: 4 Myths That Can Hurt You

It’s true that low-carb dieting can have positive effects on your body. You’ll lose weight, feel more energized and probably find it easier to meet long-term fitness goals. However, there are some beliefs that low-carb fans swear by that aren’t necessarily true. And in some cases, this false information may do far more harm than good. Here’s four myths often …

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Google Acquires Lift Labs To Help Those With Parkinson’s

Google announced on Wednesday that it has acquired Lift Labs, with the team joining the tech giant’s “moonshot” branch Google[x]. Lift Labs makes a spoon that uses a stabilization technology to counter tremors for those with Parkinson’s disease. Here’s a look: “Their tremor-canceling device could improve quality of life for millions of people,” says Google in a Google+ post. “We’re …

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Weight Loss: Tips To Get Fit This Fall

Fall is in the air and the cool weather makes it easier and more comfortable to be outside and active. If you are ready to get fit this Fall, take advantage of these tips that will help you lose weight and get healthy. Seasonal Fruits And Vegetables Fall is the time when many fruits and vegetables are harvested and are …

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Hair Loss Treatments: Natural Ways To Regrow Hair

Losing your hair can be stressful and scary and while there are many hair loss treatments available, many of them require using harsh chemicals or having surgery. If you are losing your hair and want to regrow it naturally, you have several options. Here are a few you may want to try. Nutrition Poor nutrition could be the reason you …

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Kelly Osbourne Hospitalized For Pneumonia

Kelly Osbourne has been hospitalized for pneumonia and alerted her fans via a photo she posted on Instagram. In the photo Kelly is lying in a hospital bed and holding a sign that reads, “Why am I in the hospital?” Kelly also captioned her photo with “When you have a cough go to the doctor or you will end up …

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