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Just How “Good” Is Big Pharma?

The cost of drugs and pharmaceuticals in America is astronomical compared to the cost in other countries. Big Pharma companies consist of the leading pharmaceutical companies in America, and they charge outrageous prices for their drugs. A terminal patient can hardly afford the medications that these companies provide if he or she does not have…

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Health Tech: Needle Free Tattoos To Check Blood Sugar Levels

Non-invasive solutions in healthcare are making a quite an impression on patients and doctors. No one likes the pain of a needle or a knife, and that’s why the needle-free tattoos to check blood sugar levels are so popular. These temporary electronic tattoos are making it easier for diabetic patients to monitor their blood sugar…

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March Is National Kidney Month!

March celebrates more than basketball madness and windy, changeable weather—it’s National Kidney Month—and World Kidney Day is March 12, 2015. Medical professionals, pharmaceutical companies, government officials and the public use the day and month to raise awareness and support for healthy kidneys and for encouraging preventative measures for dealing with chronic kidney disease and other…

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Hemorrhoids: Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

Hemorrhoids, which are also known as “piles”, are bulges that extend out of the rectum and protrude from the anus. These bulges contain veins and occur when tissue weakens and loses its protective structure within the wall of the rectum. The restriction of the anus can hasten the healing time as it traps blood within…

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Top 3 Medical Alert Systems

A medical alert system is designed to give its user and his or her family peace of mind in the event of a medical emergency. An effective medical alert system allows a person to contact emergency services if he or she falls, sustains an injury or needs some other type of medical assistance. Not surprisingly,…

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Celebrate American Heart Month

February is American Heart Month, and it’s the time when Americans across the nation remember why it’s important to keep your heart healthy. If you’re not aware, heart disease is still one of the leading causes of death in the United States. That’s why it is so important to monitor your heart health with diet…

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Senior Health: Changes in the Body as We Age

As years turn into decades and the human body ages, changes of many kinds are bound to occur. Not everyone will experience all, but all will experience some. While these age-related changes are bound to affect the appearance, the inside of the body is transitioning as well. As a result, any older individual can expect to…

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Keep Your Brain Smart-Try These Cognitive Activities!

As people get older, they sometimes experience a decrease in their cognitive abilities. For instance, many individuals find that their memory isn’t as good as it used to be or they may be losing their ability to concentrate on a simple task. A person’s judgment, perception and ability to reason are other examples of cognitive…

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Can Pet Ownership Benefit Your Health?

Looking for a way to improve your health without paying for an expensive gym membership or adopting a restrictive diet? Try adopting a pet! Indeed, it turns out that owning a pet – whether it’s a dog, cat or other furry friend – brings many exciting health benefits to the table. That’s true regardless of…

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Glaucoma in the Elderly

With Glaucoma Awareness Month in January, it is a good time to go over what glaucoma is, how to identify it and what can be done for people who suffer from it. Glaucoma refers to a number of conditions that cause optic nerve damage that can lead to vision-loss and, in some cases, blindness. Anyone…

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