Category Archives: Knowledge

These are three things everyone should know about exercising

The American Heart Association recommends at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity aerobic exercise or 75 minutes of vigorous exercise per […]

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Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) cause millions of new infections yearly. There are more than 20 different types of STDs including […]

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Mental Health in College

Attending college is a stressful time for many students because of the need to cope with the increased academic pressure, […]

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This is what everyone should know when they are losing hair

Hair loss also known as alopecia can affect not only your scalp but also the entire body. It can be […]

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Holiday and Stress

The holidays are a time for close family, good friends, yummy food, and a whole lot of stress. Between shopping […]

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Breast cancer screening and self exams

“About 1 in 8 U.S. women… will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime,” according to breastcancer.org […]

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Things everyone should know when they are newly diagnosed with gout

Gout is very common, 9 million Americans have gout. Gout is a form of arthritis that can affect anyone. It […]

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Things you should eat and avoid with stroke

A stroke can occur when the blood supply to part of your brain is interrupted or reduced. This prevents brain […]

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What to Do about Pink Eye

Conjunctivitis, or “pink eye” as many of us know it, refers to the inflammation of the membrane that covers the […]

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Signs and Symptoms of a UTI and What You Can Do about It

Urinary tract infections are very common in the United States and the rest of the world. They can have many […]

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Things You Should Eat and Avoid with Heart Disease

Heart disease is the most common cause of death in the United States for men, women andacross most racial and […]

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Things everyone should know about a new and not so new cough

Before I start talking about the different types of coughs, we first have to understand what acough truly is. A […]

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What should I eat when I have stomach problem?

Food plays a very important role in our gastrointestinal system. Depending on what stomach issues you have, avoiding certain foods […]

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What to Do When Head Keeps Itching?

Head lice are tiny insects, about the size of a sesame seed, that resides on hair and flourishes by sucking blood from the scalp in humans. Lice may be present on the body as well as in the pubic hair. The condition is often tagged with poor personal hygiene, but people with good hygienic can also acquire the pest.

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Things everyone should know about antibiotics

In 1928, Alexander Fleming noticed that there was a fungus growing on his bacterial culture. Around this fungus, he noticed […]

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Getting Diarrhea, Constipation, or Fatigue?

Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder. The condition affects the small intestine. A patient who has celiac disease often has a family history of this condition.

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About Breast Cancer

“About 1 in 8 U.S. women… will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime,” according to breastcancer.org […]

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Acne: Causes, Symptoms, & Treatment

Acne is a skin condition that affects about fifty million people in the U.S. every year. The condition is tagged with adolescent and puberty, but it can affect anyone, even newborns (neonatal acne).

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Stomach Flu vs Food Poisoning

Stomach flu is the layman term for viral gastroenteritis, infection of the intestine. The source of the infection is often contaminated food or water.

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Eczema: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatment

Eczema is a chronic skin condition marked by dry and itchy skin. The skin lesions usually appear in skin folds like the elbow or neck creases or behind the knees.

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