Category: Health Care & Medical

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4 Chemicals You Need To Avoid To Protect Your Health

When calculations are performed on chemical data measurements, the process is termed as chemometrics. It is primarily aimed at providing general information about a given chemical. The calculation could be on determining the pH of any chemical, for instance hydrogen ion. Mathematical and statistical methods are used to arrive at authentic results. The understanding of the...

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Staging an Intervention for Drug Addiction

When someone is struggling with addiction issues, it not only affects them but those close to them. Although loved ones can have strong concerns for their wellbeing, it can be difficult to know what to do for the best. Avoiding confrontation is important when trying to build a bridge of understanding between an addict and their...

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What Causes Trichotillomania?

Trichotillomania, or compulsive hair pulling, is a condition that affects two to three percent of the population in the U.S. Typically, it strikes first in the early teen years, but people as young as four and as old as 60 have been reported to suffer their first episode. A question that has proven very difficult to...

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Can I Have Laser Eye Surgery If I Have Keratoconus?

If you’ve been unfortunate enough to have been diagnosed with Keratoconus you will be keen to see what options there are available to you. Having issues with your vision can be a completely life changing experience, your ability to go about your daily activities, drive, walk to town, do your shopping, read and watch television, everything...

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My Reconstructed Breasts Jump When I Flex my Muscles, Now What?

Muscle flex deformity, sometimes known as jumping breast deformity, is a problem commonly seen after breast reconstruction with implants. In the medical world, this problem is known as animation deformity because the reconstructed breasts move or animate when the arm and chest muscles are flexed. The cause for this movement is well-understood, and the good news...

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A New Age of Health Care Access

As the population ages, health care among seniors is rapidly changing. Unfortunately, many of our seniors do not have the proper access, or the ability to receive the level of care necessary for their conditions. Many seniors do not have community or family support, further adding to the complications of ensuring they receive adequate care. Family...

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3 Ways to Help You Deal With a Major Medical Crisis

When you or a close family member is dealing with a major health problem, you can experience a great deal of anxiety. There are few things in life as shocking or stressful as being diagnosed with a long-term or potentially fatal illness or disease. During this time you will likely experience a myriad of emotions. Some...