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antibiotics for animals

Antibiotics For Animals To Be Checked, Says FDA

The FDA has raised concerns about the trend of giving antibiotics to animals to increase yield which is a threat to public health and has said that this must be stopped. Though the FDA could, if it so wanted, ban the practice, as of now, they will content themselves with issuing guidelines, hoping that the […]

Deadly Effects Of Heat

The Deadly Effects Of Heat: How Harmful Can The Heat Be To Your Health And Heart?

Did you know you can actually get very sick from the heat? Thousands of people suffer from heat exhaustion and heat rash every year during the summer.

cervical erosion

What Is Cervical Erosion And How Worried Need You Be?

Cervical erosion (or cervical ectropian) can be a scary sounding condition, where the squamous epithelial cells grow out of the cervical wall. This is actually a normal condition, where there is the appearance of erosion in the cervical area, the appearance of inflammation, reddening, and seeming infection. Though the term implies erosion there is no […]

Boost Your Immune System!

Boost Your Immune System!

A lot of health supplements, magic fruits, antioxidants are out in the market today, sometimes it makes you wonder, do they really work? A lot of them claim to quench free radicals in your body, but, do they really deliver their promise? This is not about questioning the veracity of their claims, but, to put […]

Want To Lose Weight? Why You Can’t

Want To Lose Weight? Why You Can’t

You want to look better, you want to get healthier for the sake of your family or your heart or you just want to stop feeling tired and listless all the time. There may be myriad reasons why you want to lose weight and an equal number of reasons why weight loss is not successful: […]

The 3 Stages Of Dementia Signs

The 3 Stages Of Dementia Signs

Dementia is a condition wherein a person suffers memory loss and loses the ability to predominantly do normal daily functions through a certain course of time. People who suffer dementia usually have traumatic brain injuries or may result as a matter of aging in humans. Dementia signs are usually associated with older individuals but can […]

The Importance Of Avoiding Hospital Readmissions

The Importance Of Avoiding Hospital Readmissions

Many of us have witnessed how a person seems to get sucked into the situation when there has been an illness, an accident or other medical procedure that has to be performed. We have seen how one hospital visit seems to be followed by another and then yet another. If you need hospitalization, you should […]

Drink Up That Pint - It’s Good For You!

Drink Up That Pint – It’s Good For You!

At last, the news beer drinkers the world over is waiting for: its official, Beer is good for you, says a new report! When compared with other alcoholic beverages, beer is a good source of certain vitamins, fiber, minerals as well as antioxidants, while being of relatively lower calorific value. It is claimed that beer […]

Should Inspection Grades Be Displayed In Restaurants?

Should Inspection Grades Be Displayed In Restaurants?

This USA Today article asks an important question about restaurants that we visit and the factors that influence the choice that we make – whether information about the restaurants’ sanitary conditions should be displayed there, right along with the Zagat ratings and positive newspaper reviews. It may just be a good idea to have the […]

Facts About The Common Cold

Facts About The Common Cold

Common cold is a universal illness that will not spare anyone young and old, male and female, black or white. It is a simple illness yet it has the power to make you feel so bad that you end up being debilitated. What is a common cold really? Common cold is a viral infection of […]