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  • FDA Warns NSAIDs Increase Risk of Heart Attack and Stroke
    FDA Warns NSAIDs Increase Risk of Heart Attack and Stroke
    Floridians who suffer aches and pains after a game of tennis or golf are likely to pop an Advil or Motrin or other non-aspirin nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) for relief without thinking about side effects.But now the FDA has...
  • Potential sources of Legionaires' Disease
    Seven dead in Bronx in Legionnaires' Disease outbreak
    New York City officials held a town hall meeting in the South Bronx to discuss the current outbreak of Legionnaires' Disease in several neighborhoods, AP reported Aug. 3. At least 81 people have been diagnosed with the respiratory illness, 64...
  • Makeover Monday: Crossfit moves you can do at home
    Makeover Monday: Crossfit moves you can do at home
    There have been certain trend exercises that have taken over recently such as Zumba, HIIT and Crossfit.I have seen my friends dragging tires on their Facebook and Instagram feed and thought to myself heck no! That is especially true right now...
  • Midsummer Makeover-Sally Hirschberger
    Beachy Hair: Midsummer Makeover Magic!
    Summer 2015 is almost half over! Although living in Los Angeles we have another 60 days to go because September brings more sun n’ fun. But with all of the crazy weather changes, one never knows what will occur from day to day. Midsummer...
  • Selective eating related to psychiatric problems
    Selective eating related to psychiatric problems
    Selective eating disorder is a condition present since earliest childhood where a child whose growth is normal but he or she only a very narrow range of foods and refuses all others. A new study has found that children with selective eating...
  • Get-well wall
    Tips for surviving a prolonged hospital stay
    Any stay in a hospital is fraught with fear and anxiety for both patients and their family members. When, however, hospitalization is lengthy, patients and their loved ones frequently find themselves living in a world that seems like alternative...
  • National Farmers Market Week is August 2 to August 9: Support your local market
    National Farmers Market Week is August 2 to August 9: Support your local market
    With National Farmers Market Week beginning August 2, many in the Charlotte area who are very familiar with their local markets and local growers will be visiting markets several days this week. Farmers markets throughout the United States bring...
  • skin infection symptoms
    The symptons we don't read well become nuisance overtime
    We humans across the globe are in a habit of curing ourselves on our own especially in the case of skin problems. A number of symptoms are misunderstood. We hardly pay a visit to a medical practitioner and buy any over the counter drug/medicine...
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    Birth order
    Where do place in the birth order line up of your siblings? Are you wondering why I’m inquiring about this? A famous psychologist, Alfred Adler, believed depending on where you fell in context of this family dynamic, it influenced the...
  • Beat the heat: Common sense ways to stay healthy in extreme temperatures
    Beat the heat: Common sense ways to stay healthy in extreme temperatures
    Summer climates are hard to cope with since each day seems to change drastically. One day the weather is calm and slightly cool and the next can provide extreme temperatures or high humidity. Unfortunately the combination of these two can lead to...
  • Deworming program in Vietnam
    Worm Wars: controversy over deworming programs in the Third World
    Intestinal worms plague the children in most Third World nations. The five major soil-transmitted intestinal helminths infest hundreds of millions, stealing vital nutrients and causing life-threatening anemias. The Examiner spoke with Dr. Peter...
  • Preventing environmental cues from influencing your food choice
    Preventing environmental cues from influencing your food choice
    Author and researcher Brian Wansink noted "So many food decisions are made on mindless autopilot." He explains that the problem with this mindless autopilot or mindless eating is that "each of these small decisions is a point where...
  • Cooling Tower Operation
    Toll from Bronx outbreak of Legionnaires' Disease climbs
    The toll from a mysterious outbreak of Legionnaires' Disease in New York City's South Bronx continues to rise. WABC is reporting that as of July 31 there have been three deaths and a total of 57 confirmed illnesses. The city's Health...
  • Many teens not getting HPV vaccine says CDC
    Many teens not getting HPV vaccine says CDC
    Studies have proven that the human papillomavirus (HPV) is the best method to prevent many types of cancer; however, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported on July 30 that many adolescents have not begun the series of three...
  • But does it contain vitamin D?
    Researchers: Vitamin D deficiency associated with Alzheimer's disease
    A pair of researchers from Shandong University of Technology in China has performed a meta-analysis showing that "lower vitamin D status may be associated with increased risk of developing Alzheimer's disease [AD] and dementia."...
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