Biology of Beating Stress: How to Change Your...07/21/14
Stress is a dangerous domino effect causing physical, mental and emotional damage to your health.At some point in your life you will have to deal with stress. However, stress is becoming part of your daily routine. A deadline, a fight, managing...
Do 12 Step Programs Really Work?
Studies have shown 12-step and abstinence treatments have a low success rate.Alcoholics Anonymous, known as AA was first originated in the 1930s in order to help those suffering from addiction. Throughout the decades, AA and many other 12-step...
Flesh Eating Disease: New Treatment for a Scary Killer
Necrotizing fasciitis is a bacterial infection that can spread rapidly throughout your body and destroy its soft tissue.Necrotizing fasciitis also known as the "flesh eating disease" is a bacterial infection that can spread rapidly throughout your...
What is Prehabilitation for Cancer?
Care from the time of your cancer diagnosis to the beginning of your acute treatment, prehab helps mentally, physically and emotionally.Cancer Prehabilitation is a process of continuous care from the beginning of your cancer diagnosis and the...
Could Those Twitches Mean Tourette’s for Your Child?
Tourette Syndrome is typically noticed in the early stages of childhood and has an average onset of age between three and nine years old.Tourette syndrome is a neurological disorder branded by unusual repetitive, involuntary and unwanted movements or...
Influenza Pandemic Planning
An influenza pandemic virus spreads worldwide and infects large amounts of the human population.According to the World Health Organization, an influenza is a viral infection that affects your nose, throat, bronchi and lungs. This virus can be...
Avoiding Fats? Why You Need Fat to be Healthy
It has been drilled into your heads fat is the enemy and that cutting fat is the key to losing weight. Is this true?All your life you have been told fats are bad for you, only lead to weight gain and cause unwanted health issues. Books, dieticians and...
Painful Truth About Kidney Stones
Your kidney stones may be small and pass unnoticed out of the urinary tract, but they may also cause extreme pain upon exiting.Kidney stones are comprised of a compound called calcium oxalate, the result of an accumulation of dissolved minerals on the...
The Impact of Stress On Headaches & Migraines
Is your stress the reason for your dreadful headache?Everyone has stress on a daily basis, but studies have indicated that high levels of stress increase the occurrences of headaches and migraines. The study findings are due to be presented at the...
Depression: Do Men & Women Suffer Differently?
Even though the symptoms are the same in men and women, they often experience depression in different ways.You may have felt down in the dumps at times in your life due to a breakup, death of a loved one or from losing your job. This, however, does...
Video Game Study Gives Major Insights on Autism
Could a new study on autism using video games change the way the disorder is treated?Autism spectrum disorder (also known as ASD) and autism are both categorized as general terms for the complex disorders of brain development.Autism and ASD present a...
How to Approach Your Phobia
Currently, there are 19 million, or 6.8 percent of people who are dealing with a specific phobia.It's not uncommon to have several fears throughout your life. When you were a child it might have been a fear of clowns, as you aged the fear could have...
Health in the Digital Age: Are Your Records Private?
The first principle of digital health is to have access to your own data. But what about other people being able to access your data and private information?Technology has helped us evolve as a society, especially within the health and medical field....
Heart-to-Heart: Personalized Care for Cardiology Patients
You want your doctor to know who you are as a person, not just another patient.Do you ever feel like when you go to the doctor's office you're not being listened to? You have all the same symptoms of other patients with cardiovascular disease, so...
Life of an Orthopedic Trauma Surgeon
Orthopedic trauma surgeons encounter anything from small injuries like falls to major injuries like gunshot wounds while working in the ER.An orthopedic surgeon is called upon to treat patients suffering from the most serious and often...
Prostate Cancer? A Tiny Seed Implant Could Save Your Life
Brachytherapy treatment involves placing a radioactive seed with a high dose of radiation into the prostate gland.Prostate cancer is a type of cancer that starts within the prostate gland. This gland wraps around the urethra and makes up part of the...
AIDS: Countdown to a Cure by 2020
There's never been a more optimistic time for finding the cure for AIDS.AIDS, or acquired immune deficiency syndrome, is the final stage of the HIV disease that causes damage to your immune system. When you have AIDS, your body's cellular immunity is...
Lyme Disease in Children
According to the Centers for Disease Control, 300,000 Americans contract Lyme disease each year.Lyme Disease is a bacterial infection that is spread through the bite of a black-legged tick with a peak season for Lyme disease is July-September.In...
Your First Colonoscopy: What You Need to Know
If even colon cancer doesn't run in your family, it's still important to get a colonoscopy.Have you ever had a colonoscopy before? If you have, you dread them every year and if you haven't had one yet, you're holding out for as long as you can.A...
Why Your Child Can't Sleep
Physicians and psychologists estimate that as many as 30% of children may have a sleep disorder at some point during childhood.You know the importance of a good night's sleep, however you are still able to function if you've gotten less than five...
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