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MELANOMA

Melanoma is a type of skin cancer that can spread to other organs in the body. The most common sign of melanoma is the appearance of a new mole or a change in an existing mole. This can happen anywhere on the body, but the back, legs, arms and face […]

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Nosebleed (Epistaxis)

What Is It? The inside of the nose is covered with moist, delicate tissue (mucosa) that has a rich supply of blood vessels near the surface. When this tissue is injured, even from a minor nick or scratch, these blood vessels tend to bleed, sometimes heavily. Nosebleeds near the front […]

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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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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 […]