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Otitis, Ear infection (middle ear)

An ear infection (acute otitis media) is most often a bacterial or viral infection that affects the middle ear. Children are more likely than adults to get ear infections. Ear infections frequently are painful because of inflammation and buildup of fluids in the middle ear. Because ear infections often clear […]

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Bed Wetting in the Elderly

Nocturnal enuresis (NE) is the involuntary voiding of urine during sleep. This condition is more commonly known as bed wetting. Causes could include: diabetes, urinary tract infection, urinary tract stones, neurological disorders, anatomical abnormalities, urinary tract calculi, prostate cancer, prostate enlargement, bladder cancer, and obstructive sleep apnea. In very rare […]

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Are your feet ready to step into summer?

In the spring, many people turn to flip flops for their everyday footwear. While thin, flat, rubber shoes are inexpensive and convenient, they can be painfully bad for your feet and legs. When the weather gets warmer, we commonly see an increase in tendinitis, stress fractures, and other injuries. This […]

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HEAT STROKE

Heat Stroke Temperatures rise and we should take precautions Heat stroke is the most serious form of heat injury and is considered a medical emergency. In fact it can produce serious problems and in extreme cases it may cause dead. Heat stroke results from prolonged exposure to high temperatures — […]

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PREVENT HEART DISEASES

Prevent heart diseases Do you know how these controllable risk factors affect your risk of heart disease, stroke and metabolic syndrome? Smoking High blood pressure High blood cholesterol Diabetes Being overweight or obese Physical inactivity Presence of left ventricular hypertrophic in your EKG It’s essential that you measure your risk […]

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Peripheral artery disease

Peripheral artery disease Peripheral artery disease (also called peripheral arterial disease) is a common circulatory problem in which narrowed arteries reduce blood flow to your limbs. When you develop peripheral artery disease (PAD), your extremities — usually your legs — don’t receive enough blood flow to keep up with demand. […]

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Allergy

Allergy Each spring, summer, and fall, trees, weeds, and grasses release tiny pollen grains into the air. Some of the pollen ends up in your nose and throat. This can trigger a type of allergy called hay fever. Symptoms can include Sneezing, often with a runny or clogged nose Coughing and postnasal […]

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COLORECTAL CANCER

COLORECTAL CANCER Colorectal cancer is a disease in which abnormal cells in the colon or rectum divide uncontrollably, ultimately forming a malignant tumor. (The colon and rectum are parts of the body’s digestive system, which takes up nutrients from food and water and stores solid waste until it passes out […]

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SPORTS AND HEALTH

SPORTS AND HEALTH People who are usually inactive can improve their health and well-being by becoming even moderately active on a regular basis. Physical activity need not be strenuous to achieve health benefits. Greater health benefits can be achieved by increasing the amount (duration, frequency, or intensity) of physical activity. […]