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Research on Division of Rheumatoid Arthritis into Two Types

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic autoimmune disease that remains a challenge to manage for both doctors and their patients for years. They have faced the challenge as more research on ways to manage its symptoms and progression is underway. However, recent studies in treatment and medications have brought about positive results and quality of […]

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Heart Disease: Top Cause of Death in Women. Do You Know the Warning Signs?

Heart disease kills more women in the United States than any other ailment. Although it is the top killer of women, many American women are unaware of the statistics. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention or CDC, around one in five women’s death are directly related to heart disease. According to a […]

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Will More People Suffer from Seasonal Affective Disorder this Winter?

No spring-time egg hunts. No summer pool parties. No fall fairs. Less income to splurge on extras anyway. Covid-19 has been making everyone feel sad this year. Whether or not that sadness will devolve into full-blown depression is different for everyone, but there is growing concern that, come this winter, our nation may experience a […]

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What We Can Learn From The Southern Hemisphere’s Flu Season

The 2020-21 flu season begins in October for nations in the Northern Hemisphere following the conclusion of the influenza season in the South. The question on the lips of many experts as the flu season in the north begins is, how will COVID-19 and the lockdown measures that have been put in place work out? […]

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Is It Too Soon for the Flu Vaccine?

The flu is a very dangerous illness. Each year, millions of people get infected. While many survive without any ill results, many more die as a result. Others get the flu and suffer severe side effects. A case of the flu can leave people with debilitating symptoms such as exhaustion, reduced energy and even a […]

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Dementia Risk is Declining

Dementia is one of the most tragic things that can happen to a person. It can occur for many reasons, but the end result is the same: Disorientation, degradation of memory and cognitive skills, and a lack of awareness about what is happening around a person. According to available statistics, 50 million people throughout the […]

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Could Sleep Ward Off Alzheimer’s?

The effects of poor sleep can include changes in mood and thinking difficulty, which can be bothersome, but for years, people have thought that missed sleep every now and then is nothing to worry about. However, research is now starting to suggest that individuals who typically get less than six hours of sleep per night […]

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COVID-19: Is It Really A Second Wave If The First Never Ended?

It goes without saying that the United States has been utterly battered by the COVID-19 pandemic, perhaps worse than any other western country. At the moment, the United States has more than 5.8 million infections and 180,000 deaths*. That says nothing about the tens of millions of unemployed Americans or the hundreds of thousands of […]

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FDA: Expands List of Hand Sanitizers With Toxic Methanol

Using hand sanitizers for people who want to avoid common infectious illnesses has been a feature of modern life for some time. However, the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic has made these compounds a necessity. Consumers are purchasing a significant quantity of hand sanitizers for work, home and recreational activities. Generally, people use these products […]

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How Can Medicaid Expansion Save Lives?

The expansion of Medicaid to most citizens has recently become a bone of contention sparking political debates concerning healthcare. While more states are pushing for the expansion to make it more accessible, it is essential to understand its impact on health outcomes for marginalized populations in America. Despite the ongoing political debate, research from the […]

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