Addiction is a serious issue in the United States, whether it’s a drug addiction, alcohol addiction, or other type. Drug addiction has gotten worse in recent years, due to prescription opiate use, though alcohol abuse also remains a concerning issue. The effects of alcohol addiction can often be seen in broken up marriages or families, […]

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Each year, as many as 20% of Americans are infected with influenza. If they received the flu shot, their symptoms may be mild, causing some inconvenience but no worry. However, for those who have a weakened immune system the symptoms of the flu bug will be alarming. Disorientation, fever, vomiting, etcetera are nasty side effects […]

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The world can be a bit scary out there. Every day we live with the possibility of contracting some kind of disease or illness that could keep us from living the lives we want or even ending them altogether. Often times, there are things about our health that we would prefer to keep private. We […]

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Most seniors prefer living in their own home after retirement. This is especially true when they continue to be active. A recent survey showed that for 81% of the retirees polled, a happy retirement consists of good health and being able to engage in regular activities. According to the above study, the happiest retirees were […]

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Having an addiction is a disease. It robs the addict of the person they are and leaves an empty shell of a human in its stead, just eager for the next hit. If you are struggling with addiction, you might find that your own will power isn’t enough to get the monkey off your back. […]

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The United States continues to fight a drug use epidemic. Over 20 million Americans over the age of 12 have an addiction, and that doesn?t include tobacco use. Prescription drug use comprises a great part of this total. In 2014, 6.5 million Americans reported they had used prescription drugs recreationally within the month prior to […]

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Have you considered participating in a clinical study recently? It’s important you know the purpose of clinical drug development as well as your rights when being analyzed by medical staff. The function of a clinical study is to assist the medical industry in their research, helping them better develop a wide range of products for […]

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There are quite a few good reasons for having STD testing done on a regular basis. Unfortunately, many let their fears about how confidential STD testing process actually is. People worry about this quite a bit. THe good news is that thanks to the The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) is […]

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Exactly 365 days ago you tore an ankle tendon at the first gymnastics meet of the season. Today, you are happy to be back on your feet and to again be competing all four events for the upcoming season. You wish you could thank everyone who had a hand in helping you to get better […]

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Are you concerned for your child’s health this winter? You have every reason to be cautious. Winter is synonymous with the flu season, after all, and it’s incredibly easy for children to garner a variety of illnesses from their friends, classmates and home environment. Below is a simple list chronicling the symptoms of chronic ear […]

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