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10 Things You Should Know About Angina

By at December 19, 2010 | 1:55 pm | 1 Comments

10 Things You Should Know About Angina

10 Things You Need to Know About Angina by John Cibulka Angina -  is characterized by pain, pressure or discomfort in the chest area. - the pain may radiate outward from the chest to other areas, such as the arms. -  is caused by nerve receptors in the heart in response to low blood supply to the heart. -  is experienced generally (though not always) more...

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10 Things You Should Know About Alzheimer’s Disease

By at December 19, 2010 | 1:00 pm | 0 Comment

10 Things You Should Know About Alzheimer’s Disease

TEN THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE by Lucy Holmes   1.    Alzheimer’s Disease is a form of Dementia, which means an older person is confused, has poor memory, and can no longer do things the way they did formerly.  2.   Alzheimer’s Disease is the most common form of dementia; 10% of people aged 65 and older have Alzheimer’s and more...

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Poverty and Health: Obesity, Stress, Disease

By at December 11, 2010 | 4:59 pm | 2 Comments

Poverty and Health: Obesity, Stress, Disease

Effects of Poverty on Health written by Haylie Watson “Less money means less nutritious food, less heat in winter, less fresh air in summer, less distance from sick people, less knowledge about illness or medicine, fewer doctor visits, fewer dental visits, less preventative care, and above all else, less first-quality medical attention when all these other more...

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Diabetes Type 1: Living with the Disease

By at December 11, 2010 | 4:18 pm | 1 Comments

Diabetes Type 1: Living with the Disease

Diabetes Type 1 written by Betsy Hartmann “My husband and I live with a pin cushion. She’s our only child and that’s how she feels despite her spunky cartwheel legs and strong monkey bar arms. Her friends see a gymnast, a dancer, a kind person who loves animals and other children. I see that too, but… For four years, people didn’t notice the holes, the places more...

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Ovarian Cancer

By at December 11, 2010 | 4:09 pm | 0 Comment

Ovarian Cancer

Ovarian Cancer written by Ashley Collier-Morales A few years ago I was asked if I knew what the most deadly gynecologic cancer was and I answered “Well, breast cancer of course.” Oh, how I was wrong. The American Cancer Society estimates that the average five year survival rate of breast cancer at any stage to actually be 89 percent. While no cancer is good more...

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