Sat Oct 21 2017

Healthy Living Tips

How Allergy Drugs Work

Posted in Health Conditions, Men's Health, Pharmacy, Women's Health

People ask the question, ‘How do allergy medications work?’ Well, if you understand the way allergy medications work, you can understand a great deal about your allergies and how we deal with them. The way allergy medications work is that they actually, in most cases, block the release, at some form, of our body’s defenses [&hellip

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New Test for Alcohol Abuse

Posted in Exercise / Fitness, General Medicine, Men's Health, Mental Health, Women's Health

Let’s face it. People aren’t going to run into their family doctors office and admit they have an alcohol problem. I wish they would, because I could help them get counseling and tell them about the long-term dangers. But, they don’t. Well finally I have a fight and something I can use, a weapon to [&hellip

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HPV Vaccine Helps Guys Too

Posted in Medications, Men's Health, Sexual Health, Viruses

Guardasil is the vaccine against four types of the human papilloma virus, or HPV, known to be causes of cervical cancer in women as well as other types of cancer.  Now a study led by Maura Gillison, an HPV expert at Johns Hopkins, has demonstrated a clear benefit for males as well as females

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A Look at Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Posted in General Medicine, The Body, Women's Health

Here is a medical trivia question. What hand problem is the cause of more than 40% of work-related disorders in this country? A second clue is it’s often caused by repetitive motion. The answer? Carpal tunnel syndrome. Carpal tunnel is due to the compression of the median nerve which innervates the thumb, forefinger, middle finger [&hellip

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Girls More Prone to Knee Injuries

Posted in Exercise / Fitness, Men's Health, Parenting & Pregnancy, Pediatrics, The Body, Women's Health

We’re seeing a growing number of knee injuries in young girls, and it makes sense. Adolescent girls are at greater risk for knee injuries basically because of what we call a cue angle. When they land, they actually can land from a jumping position with their knees bent inward. In addition to that, they have [&hellip

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