Health

Understanding Mesothelioma and Its Staging

Understanding Mesothelioma and Its Staging

Understanding mesothelioma and its staging are important for patients affected by the disease, as well as those who love and care for them. It is a form of cancer that invades the mesothelium, which is a protective membrane that lines most of the body’s internal organs. Three out of every four cases of mesothelioma originate […]

Safe and Effective Resistance Band Pregnancy Exercises

Safe and Effective Resistance Band Pregnancy Exercises

Fitness and exercise should be an important part of everyone’s lives. They help people maintain their sense of well-being and live healthier lives. This is especially true for a woman’s health during pregnancy. The importance of a regular exercise program while a woman is pregnant cannot be underestimated. It not only benefits the expectant mother and […]

Cortisol: 8 Tips for Reducing Levels

Cortisol: 8 Tips for Reducing Levels

Cortisol is a stress hormone released in the body. The main roles of cortisol are to raise blood sugar levels in preparation for the ‘fight or flight’ response and suppressing the immune system. Therefore, unless a person finds themselves in an emergency situation, it is best to keep one’s cortisol levels as low as possible. […]

Former Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Dead at 46 From Rare Form of Cancer

Former Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Dead at 46 From Rare Form of Cancer

Former Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, whose reign was marked by outrageous antics, erratic behavior, and substance abuse, died on Tuesday, March 22, 2016, from a rare, aggressive form of cancer known as pleomorphic liposarcoma. He was 46. The embattled former politician had fought the disease for the past 18 months since his diagnosis in September 2014. […]

Medtronic Neurostimulator Devices Offer Hope for Chronic Pain [Video]

Medtronic Neurostimulator Devices Offer Hope for Chronic Pain [Video]

Medtronic neurostimulator devices can offer hope for chronic pain sufferers. The innovative pain control devices could change the lives of patients afflicted with daily chronic pain as a result of physical injury, trauma, and/or illness. These devices are not appropriate for every patient or pain condition. However, for those who are deemed prime candidates, neurostimulator […]

Overview of Wisdom Teeth Extraction

Overview of Wisdom Teeth Extraction

Oral health is important to everyone’s overall health and well-being. When it comes to wisdom teeth and their extraction, a dentist or oral and maxillofacial surgeon can remove wisdom teeth. In many cases, the procedure can be performed in the dentist’s office if only one wisdom tooth is being removed and no complications are anticipated. […]

When Is Gluten-Free Healthy?

When Is Gluten-Free Healthy?

Many celebrities, such as Gwyneth Paltrow, Jenny McCarthy, and Ryan Gosling are trying a new diet, the gluten-free diet. Not because any of these celebrities has an intolerance, but because they have come to the conclusion that the new fad diet is somehow healthier. Because of this new diet fad, more than 1.5 million people in […]

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