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  • Can acupuncture relieve chronic knee pain?
    Can acupuncture relieve chronic knee pain?
    Acupuncture has been widely used for pain relief, including chronic knee pain. A new study set out to determine whether acupuncture could relieve chronic knee pain. The study was published in the October edition of the Journal of the American...
  • Fresh oregano
    Cold season is here- be prepared with oregano oil
    There’s a little, natural, magic elixir in an inconspicuous glass dropper bottle that’s about to change your usual seasonal cough and cold life. It’s called oregano oil and it's the bomb when it comes to a quick end to the...
  • Severe allergic reactions to medication leading cause of death in U.S.
    Medications are leading cause of allergy-related death in U.S.
    The leading cause of allergy-related deaths in the United States is medications, according to a new study. When researchers analyzed death certificates from 1999 to 2010, they found for the first time the true number of deaths from anaphylaxis ...
  • Kale is Awesome, So Celebrate
    Kale is Just Awesome, so Celebrate National Kale Day
    Kale has arrived on the scene and is obviously going nowhere. It is the current superfoods poster child and as well has a day specifically dedicated to celebrating how wonderful it is. That’s right October 1, 2014 is National Kale Day.This...
  • : Traffic moves past Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas where a patient has been diagnosed with the Ebola virus
    The first Ebola case has been diagnosed in the U.S.
    There are deep fears associated with the first case of Ebola diagnosed in the United States. Science Daily reported on Sept. 30, 2014 the CDC and Texas Health Department have confirmed the first Ebola case diagnosed in the United States. The first...
  • Stop suicide
    Signs of potential suicide
    In a prior article I discussed how to talk with someone having thoughts of suicide. The recommendation was to take the person seriously and seek professional assistance using the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255 or dialing...
  • Free Webinar for National Breast Cancer Awareness Month
    Free Webinar for National Breast Cancer Awareness Month
    Starting today and for the next 31 days, everything from underwear to toilet paper to kitchen items to food packaging will be decorated with lovely pink ribbons. That’s because since 1985 October has been designated National Breast Cancer...
  • Tips for healthy hair
    Tips for healthy hair
    Do you have dull, lifeless hair? Dyes, heat styling and conventional hair products often make matters worse. Fortunately, it’s possible to easily promote healthy hair growth.Eat For Healthy HairThe foods that we eat play a big role in our...
  • 60 Therapeutic Life-Changing Activities
    Move your fear to the rear
    Fear is the cheapest room in the house.I would like to see you living in better conditions.-Hafiz, Sufi poetI almost failed speech in college. I got a D in public speaking. And my other grades where low too because of my fear of speaking up in...
  • Childhood Obesity
    Antibiotic use by young children raises their obesity risk
    According to a new study, published in the Sept. 29, 2014 online edition of the JAMA Pediatrics journal, children who are repeatedly exposed to broad-spectrum antibiotics at ages 0 to 23 months are more susceptible to obesity during childhood.Lead...
  • Texas hospital reports first case of Ebola in U.S.
    First case of Ebola reported in United States
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced today in a news release that the first case of Ebola has been confirmed in the United States. The person diagnosed with Ebola had come from Liberia to Dallas on September 20, but did...
  • States with lab-confirmed EV-D68
    Additional cases of EV-D68 in Connecticut
    From mid-August to September 30, 2014, a total of 472 cases of enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) have been confirmed in people from 41 states. In Connecticut, 12 new laboratory-confirmed cases of EV-D68 were reported on September 29, 2014. The new cases...
  • IU Physician embarks on 10th year of biking Miles for Myeloma
    IU physician to celebrate 10 years of bicycling for a good cause
    Indiana University’s School of Medicine announced today that Rafat Abonour, M.D., a physician and scientist/researcher at IU Simon Cancer Center, will celebrate his 10th year of biking on Oct. 3 for Miles for Myeloma – a 300-mile, 3...
  • October is National Crime Prevention Month
    October is National Crime Prevention Month
    In recognition of National Crime Prevention Month, this article will discuss burglary, which is considered to be a violent crime. If a burglar is interrupted by a homeowner, for example, violence and even rape can result. Even if the burglar is...
  • September 26 2014 CDC Health Advisory
    Link between a neurological illness and enterovirus outbreak under investigation
    On Sept. 26, 2014 a CDC Health Advisory was distributed through the CDC Health Alert Network. From August 9-September 17 nine cases of acute neurologic illness were identified in Colorado among children 1-18 years of age. This acute neurologic...