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Medical Detox Treatment for Substance Abuse

Substance abuse is the excessive use or abuse of drugs or alcohol to a point where the individual becomes addicted or dependent upon the substance. Substance abuse is not only harmful for the physical health but also the mental health or psychological health of the person. It also harms the family members, friends and social […]

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The Real Health Killer – An Accident in Your Workplace

You’ve got it all sorted – you fill your diet with nutrients, vitamins and minerals, exercise for 45 minutes a day, and get your optimal nine hours of sleep a night. But then something awful happens. You’re walking through your office, humming a song and smiling blithely, when a box falls, seemingly from nowhere, right […]

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Caring for Your Elderly Parents

If you are caring for an elderly parent, then you know that it’s not easy – especially if you are also taking care of your own family at the same time. However, you can take solace in the fact that you are not alone. In the United States, approximately 10 million people are caregivers for […]

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Importance of Biobanking for Healthcare Research

Biobanking is playing a crucial role in healthcare research. The range of biospecimens maintained in these banks includes saliva, blood, plasma and purified DNA. The biospecimens can be termed as libraries of human organism. Biobanks also use the leftovers from normal medical procedures. For example, the unused blood of the patient who undergoes a blood […]

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4 Steps To A Healthy & Everlasting Skin

Let’s be honest here: pasty won’t cut it for you when it comes to your skin. Good thing is there are skin care tips to restore a head-to-glow when the sun comes out from hiding. That said, skin care can become complicated at times. With all the products and skin care tips each touting to […]


Four Recent Medical Settlements, and How They Affect You

Some might argue that litigation is a cost to do business for big pharmaceutical companies, and they might not be wrong. Between 2004 and 2010, big pharmaceutical companies paid out an estimated $7 billion over lawsuits and penalties for how they do business. Sometimes these advertisements lack information, or paint a picture that is different […]

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How Baby Boomers Could Transform the Health Care Industry

Each day since January 1, 2011, another 10,000 baby boomers turn 65, and the health care industry is already feeling the strain. If the health care industry hopes to meet the needs of this independent, socially and politically active generation, it will need to evolve quickly over the next couple of decades. The Patient Protection […]

Unsaturated Fat Prevents the Formation of Abdominal Fat Tissu

Unsaturated Fat Prevents the Formation of Abdominal Fat Tissu

Unsaturated fats build less fat tissue compared to saturated fat, which promotes the storing of more fat and lesser muscle development. The study was conducted by the researchers from Uppsala University, on a group of people which were given muffins in order to gain more weight. An Unsaturated-fat Muffin a Day Keeps Fat Away The […]

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Nurse Researchers: Scientists and Investigators Who Heal

Research nurses work to support the practice of nursing by improving the quality of care given to patients in clinical, palliative and home settings. An evidence-based area of practice that often partners with other disciplines, nurse researchers are important for expanding knowledge and care. Because they are nurses first, research nurses takes their cues and […]


Kratom: What Is It Good For?

For centuries, the people of Southeast Asia have chewed the leaves of the kratom treefor reasons similar to why Americans drink coffee: its chemicals’ compounds will perk you right up, but the plant hasmuch more to offer. In fact, kratom has been utilized as a bit of a wonder drug in traditional medicine for hundreds […]