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When Cancer Strikes, Strike Back

Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) is the most common form of adult leukemia. Last year, the American Cancer Society estimated that nearly 16,000 Americans were diagnosed with this disease. Jason Whiting, Sr. never imagined he would be one of them. Several years ago, 36 year-old Jason, a Baltimore-based father of two, visited his doctor to see […]

The Indoor Allergen That Might Surprise You

While many welcome the arrival of warmer temperatures with open arms, people with seasonal allergies and asthma may be bracing themselves with boxes of tissues and asthma medications this season. According to a study published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, about 45 percent of people over the age of six and 36 […]

Fight Against Childhood Obesity Begins at Home

Schools nationwide are revamping their lunch menus, celebrity chefs are going on reality TV and First Lady Michelle Obama has started a health initiative, all to combat the same thing — childhood obesity. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 25 million American children are obese or overweight, setting them up for […]

Best diet for Heart Patients

Best diet for Heart Patients Explained in hindi by Dr Pervez Ali Ahmed, Cardiologist Urgent Care Hospital,Delhi DrBole com Control your portion size How much you eat is just as important as what you eat. Overloading your plate, taking seconds and eating until you feel stuffed can lead to eating more calories than you should. […]

Smoking and Strokes

Tobacco use is the single most preventable cause of death in the United States according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Each year, an estimated 443,000 people die prematurely from smoking or exposure to secondhand smoke, and another 8.6 million have a serious illness caused by smoking. In addition to cancer, smoking causes […]

Tips for Independent Living After 70

– You love your home and don’t want to leave it, but your children are concerned and keep mentioning assisted living. So, how can you maintain your independence while assuring your kids that you’re fine on your own? Many people are capable of living on their own in their seventies and beyond — with a […]

Are You Taking Care of Your Small Dog’s Teeth?

– While Labradors have topped the American Kennel Club’s list of popular dogs for more than two decades, small dogs are gaining ground. Out of the top ten breeds, four — Yorkshire terriers, Dachshunds, Poodles (the category includes standards and miniatures) and Shih Tzus — are small breeds. The dog that made the largest jump […]

Should a Doctor See That Muscle Strain?

– One wrong move, and suddenly the back of your leg hurts and begins to swell. Unfortunately, you’ve probably strained a muscle. But how do you know how bad the strain is? Should you see a doctor? Strains — or injuries to the muscle and tendons — occur when a muscle is stretched and then […]

Improve Indoor Air Quality For a Healthier Home

When the weather report issues an air quality warning, some people stay indoors, but there’s no guarantee that the air in the home is any healthier than the air outside. Common indoor air pollutants such as dust mite grime, pet dander, mold, tobacco smoke, and airborne allergens and germs may be lurking about without anyone […]

Prevention is the Key to Food Safety

By the time you finish a contaminated meal, it’s too late to save you from illness. Contaminated food can cause problems ranging from mild upset stomach to death. Experts estimate that 5,000 Americans die from foodborne illness each year. Preventing food poisoning in the first place, rather than hoping to catch contamination upon inspection, could […]