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  • Potential uses for stem cells
    A sad story from stem cell tourism
    Stem cells, the cells in the human body that become all the other types of cells, are often touted as the next wave in medical treatments. While there have been notable successes, there have also been tragic failures. The New York Times, in a June...
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    Carolina Donor Services partners with Brody School for "Linking Hands" Event
    Members of the North Carolina Organ Donor community joined together on Friday, April 15, 2016, at the Brody School of Medicinein Greenville to celebrate and support organ donation. The event, called “Linking Hands for Life,” took place...
  • Addiction to pain relievers
    Recognizing pain medication addiction
    In light of the recent death of music icon, Prince, the subject of pain medication addiction has taken on a new face. Prince, 57, allegedly died of an overdose. Having been prescribed Percocet as a result of decades-long hip and knee pain, Prince...
  • Best Relaxation Breath
    Are you breathing properly?
    Oddly, most of us need lessons in proper breathing; either we don’t breathe properly; or, we don’t use our breathing to its fullest capacity, as in stress and pain management; and, sometimes the deep breathing exercise we’re...
  • Study proves arthritis drugs worthless - exercise and yoga are best
    Study proves arthritis drugs worthless - exercise and yoga are best
    The best medicine for osteoarthritis is exercise, especially yoga. Professor Phillip Conaghan, chair of musculoskeletal medicine at the University of Leeds, explained this is because exercise is a natural painkiller.Acetaminophenand other anti...
  • 'The A-Files: Alcohol A-Z' video series educates for Alcohol Awareness Month
    'The A-Files: Alcohol A-Z' video series educates for Alcohol Awareness Month
    Alcoholism and health journalist, author Scott Stevens, is launching a series of educational video vignettes to increase awareness of the health consequences of the drug, alcohol. The 26 videos, called The A-Files, will appear daily throughout...
  • Immunizations
    Is there proof that vaccinations are harmful? Is anti-vaccination the way to go?
    Is there proof that vaccinations are harmful?Constantly we hear about vaccinations and how they actually do the body more harm than good. But just how valid is what we hear? Is it true that the government is withholding information from us; facts...
  • Gratitude is Medicine
    Michael Mantell Claims "Gratitude is Medicine"
    Hey Dr Mantell, this may be the latest "health supplement" on the block but it's been around for thousands of years, hasn't it? You bet it's been around for thousands of years. In Psalm 100-4, we read, “Enter His gates...
  • Children Cancer survivors have new hop
    South Florida foundation raises funds to fight pediatric Cancer
    The Examiner interviewed Raymond Rodriguez-Torres, founder and chairman ofLive Like Bella (LLB), a pediatric Cancer foundation dedicated to research, treatment, and memorial support in South Florida. Raymond started the foundation after he and his...
  • Teeth brushing
    Alzheimer's may be caused by microbes and exacerbated by gum disease
    Need a new reason to brush your teeth at least twice a day? Today the Daily Mail reported that brushing your teeth can actually help keep Alzheimer's at bay. British studies have linked gum disease to a quicker decline into dementia for...
  • After the war
    Homesickness and nostalgia can kill
    CNN, on March 3, covered a mental illness that does not get a great deal of attention in the Internet era. For over 300 years, physicians recognized that severe homesickness and nostalgia could be fatal. It was commonly observed in the military...
  • More Oscar 2016 Party Rockin’ at the EcoLuxe Lounge in Beverly Hills
    More Oscar 2016 Party Rockin’ at the EcoLuxe Lounge in Beverly Hills
    The week of Oscar events just kept getting better and better. In celebration of the 88th Oscars, Debbie Durkin’s EcoLuxe Lounge at The Beverly Hilton on Thursday, February 25th in Beverly Hills was the most happening spot in town.The stars...
  • Healthcare is expensive
    What to do after missing the obamacare deadline
    Unless you have a valid Special Election Period to get full coverage, you will end up paying the penalty for not having comprehensive coverage. Additionally, though you can add some layers of protection for your family and you. These layers of...
  • New study confirms statin use saves lives in cardiac patients
    New study confirms statin use saves lives in cardiac patients
    While cholesterol lowering drugs called statins such as atorvastatin (Lipitor), rosuvastatin (Crestor) and pravastatin has long been prescribed for cardiac surgery patients, new data from a research study published in the Annals of Thoracic...
  • The Gout by James Gillray
    New drug to treat high blood uric acid levels associated with gout
    On December 22, 2015, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a new drug (Zurampic) to treat high levels of uric acid in the blood (hyperuricemia) associated with gout.Gout is a common form of inflammatory arthritis affecting 8.3...
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