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  • Bitching about the Multiple Sclerosis itching
    Bitching about the Multiple Sclerosis itching
    It can be one of the most irritating, most painful and most persistent parts of having Multiple Sclerosis—the itching.And yet, the information about itching as a symptom of MS is hard to find. In fact, a lot of information says that it is a...
  • Protect yourself from tick-borne illness
    Protect yourself from tick-borne illness
    Tick-borne illnesses are diagnosed primarily on symptoms and whether or not the patient has been exposed to tick habitats. If a tick-borne illness is diagnosed, the majority of cases can be successfully treated using antibiotics particularly if...
  • The Butler family
    Examiner Exclusive: 13yo injured by HPV vaccine, an American family's struggle
    CHICOPEE, Massachusetts - Crystal and Wayne Butler are going through tough times with their 13-year-olddaughter and, unfortunately, it is not because of the normal teenage phase that parents of teenagers usually have to endure. After one round of...
  • Lowering your risk of diabetes
    Lowering your risk of diabetes
    Currently, there are close to 26 million adults and children living with diabetes in the United States. Less than 5-10% of them are type 1 diabetics; the remaining 90-95% is type 2 diabetics. In type 1 diabetes, which is usually seen in children,...
  • UCLA offers 10 tips to reduce colorectal cancer risk
    UCLA offers 10 tips to reduce colorectal cancer risk
    March is colorectal cancer awareness month; thus, UCLA Healthcare System is offering 10 tips to reduce colorectal cancer risk. “Colorectal cancer is largely preventable with early screening and detection,” notes Dr. Anne Lin, assistant...
  • Yolanda Foster
    ‘RHOBH’ star Yolanda Foster wonders how much longer she has to fight
    “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” star Yolanda Foster has been dealing with lyme disease for a couple of seasons now, and she seems to be putting up quite the fight. She has revealed that the disease has affected her brain and she...
  • Recognize the signs of stroke
    The deadly truth about women and stroke
    Recent reports are highlighting the unique and dangerous stroke risks for women. Contrary to popular belief, stroke occurs more often in women than in men. Most women believe that breast cancer is a more prevalent threat to women than stroke....
  • Get to work: Vanderbilt study shows employment can reduce autism symptoms
    Get to work: Vanderbilt study shows employment can reduce autism symptoms
    Could clocking in reduce symptoms of adult patients with autism, ultimately improving their overall quality of life?Vanderbilt University issued a release that says yes. The press release highlights a study published in the Journal of Autism and...
  • Thyroid Awareness
    Thyroid Disease Awareness: Do You Know the Symptoms?
    January is fast approaching and we need to ensure that we are looking after our Thyroid glands this year. January is Thyroid Awareness month bringing in the New Year right be aware of the symptoms of Thyroid Disease. Below are the symptoms of...
  • Healthy Foods For Everyone
    The serious health consequences of contracting diabetes
    Diabetes is a very serious health problem in today’s society, not just for America but the world. More and more people are contracting this debilitating disease and many more already have pre-diabetes unknowingly. Some Symptoms of Diabetes...
  • Top eight fibromyalgia symptoms
    Top eight fibromyalgia symptoms
    There are no lab tests, no x-rays, nothing that will show definitive proof that you have fibromyalgia. While you theoretically will need 11 out of 18 pressure points to prove painful to be given a fibromyalgia diagnosis, generally it is a...
  • Common allergic conditions and their signs and symptoms
    Common allergic conditions and their signs and symptoms
    Some parts of the body like skin, nose, eyes, gastrointestinal tract and lungs, are susceptible to allergic symptoms although these vary from person to person and allergic condition.• Allergic Rhinitis, also known as “hay fever,”...
  • Schizoprhenic man with multiple emotions
    Symptoms of schizophrenia and the two-hit theory
    Schizophrenia is not a single disease but a complex of several mental disorders that affects men, women, and children. It is characterized by three main types of symptoms: positive, negative, and cognitive.Positive symptoms include hallucinations,...
  • Young women without chest pain may be suffering a heart attack
    Young women without chest pain may be suffering a heart attack
    According to the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, coronary heart disease is the leading cause of death and premature death for women in the county. It has long been known that women, compared to men, more commonly do not experience...
  • MERS virus 2013: New drug cocktail treats symptoms
    MERS virus 2013: New drug cocktail treats symptoms
    The MERS virus has taken more lives in Saudi Arabia, according to a Sept. 8 Star report. Researchers have found that a new drug combo can help combat the MERS Coronavirus, though, which is obviously good news.Right now there is no vaccine for the...