Category: Health Care & Medical

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Getting Hooked: What’s the Difference Between Physical and Psychological Addiction?

In 2017 alone, there were 19.7 million known Americans aged 12 and older suffering from a substance use disorder involving alcohol and/or illicit drugs. According to American Addiction Centers, drug addiction and abuse cost America over $740 billion annually for crimes, healthcare expenses, and lost workplace productivity. While drug and alcohol addiction is certainly not new,...

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7 Effective Tips to Choose a Primary Care Physician

A primary care physician is the core of your well-being. They are the ones who know your smallest weaknesses and health conditions. They might even know you better than your spouse, brother or sister. They know not just about your health, but about some of your deepest secrets considering their unbiased and professional interaction with you....

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What is a Chiropractor/Chiropractic?

It is believed that a chiropractor doesn’t have to attend medical-related courses and training to prove that they are good at what they do. On the contrary, chiropractors have to go through 4 years of undergraduate 8 years of higher education before a chiropractor is fully licensed. At the end of our chiropractic practice, chiropractors graduate...

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Giving Away to Those in Need: 7 Parts of Your Body You Can Donate to Make Someone’s Life Better

Being an organ donor is one way that you can do one last thing to make a difference in someone else’s life. In some instances, you don’t have to be dead in order to make a donation. Lung, kidney and pancreas donation are just some parts you can donate while you are alive. When you donate...

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The Value of Home Health Care in Life

Having a sick family member is never easy, may it just be the common cold, flu or the more chronic ones like diabetes and hypertension, or the debilitating kind like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases. Caring for a sick family member can take a toll in the family, either financially, emotionally and physically. Simple conditions like the...

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21 Items Every First Aid Kit Should Have

Injury and illness follow no set schedule and adhere to no specific place and time. Whether you’re at home, doing the rounds at work, enjoying an outdoor activity with your friends or family, or travelling, it’s always good to assume that the worst-case scenario may play out—and to be prepared for it. There are several ways...

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An Easy Need-to-Know Guide to Understanding Different Dementia Behaviours

The key to understanding the different dementia behaviors lies in understanding what to look out for, and how to deal with them. However, this is easier said than done when it is one of your family members suffering from dementia. Whether you are a caregiver or a family member, understanding the different dementia behaviors is essential...