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Gabe had always been a strong, healthy kid who rarely even caught a cold. He was a dedicated athlete who was excited to start his sophomore year playing offensive lineman for his high school footba...

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I was drawn to go back to my roots of having studied electronics and communication engineering after seeing the video Dr. Suman S Karanth published recently on myths related to cancer. What took my...

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After Christine Earle had a hysterectomy in fall 2017, she never felt right. The mother of three sought care for her chronic stomach pain near her Eau Claire, Wisconsin, home. After two CT scans an...

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Roberta’s never let her cancer slow her down. The Philadelphia native is about to complete a master of fine arts degree, has written a novel and is a prominent member of the Thyroid Cancer Su...

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Allie and Chris Taylor vividly remember the day their second son Jett was born. “Jett was a gift to me — the one I fought and cried for,” Allie recalls. Twenty wee...

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Look down at the pinky finger on your dominant hand. What’s it doing? It’s probably helping you hold your phone or resting on your keyboard or mouse. Now imagine trying to accomplish ev...

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One summer afternoon, while waiting in her car at an intersection, Helen Courtney, then 47, was adjusting her necklace when she felt a lump in her lower neck. A few days later, her primary care doc...

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For most kids, going to the doctor ranks right up there with slogging through homework and cleaning their room — they’d rather be doing just about anything else. But 4-year-old Jake Gre...

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It was in the midst of a game. Floor hockey. Played on a wooden surface with sticks and a felt puck. Mike Bailey was following the puck with his eyes. He planted his feet and made a quick turn. No ...

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It was tax season, so Myrna Hershman was far too busy with her temporary work in a St. Louis accounting firm to find out what was causing her chest pain. It had been coming and going for more than ...

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The Value of Second Opinion People make mistakes every day, and doctors are not immune to this fact. What's more, some doctors are more conservative while others tend to be...

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Do you drive an automatic car? And do you go on long drives? If the answer to both questions is yes, here’s an advice: stop after one to two hours to relax your legs, wear comfortable...

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CHICAGO: Many patients with severe but stable heart disease who routinely undergo invasive procedures to clear and prop open clogged arteries would do as well by just taking medications and making ...

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As awareness around diabetes increases, prevention of the disease is still not seen as much as a priority as its treatment. Known as ‘the silent killer’, with the potential to cause dam...

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I try to find a Cafe Coffee Day when I am travelling. Serves all purposes. Best cappuccinos, lightly toasted sandwiches, clean toilets, air conditioned outlets with photo-friendly decor and friendl...

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A bunch of fresh teenagers were having a discussion when I saw them. Dressed swag, some of the girls had their hair high up in a bun while some had the coloured layers open. Their earrings floated ...

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As the national capital region goes breathless day after day, gasping in the toxic gas chamber it has turned into as a result of the hazardous air pollution, you might have been given an extra dose...

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We all are prone to suffer from pain and injuries from time to time. Either it is due to sitting for hours at the desk or is caused after an intense workout session. Any of these can lead to discom...

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Gone are the days when suffering a heart attack or stroke used to be restricted to the elderly and usually those with a history of cholesterol, smoking and diabetes. With the change in time and lif...

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All across the world, obesity has become a top health issue. According to data cited by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, in the U.S. alone, more than one in thr...

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Ask anyone their idea of mental illness and it is more than likely that they tell you about dementia, Alzheimer's or schizophrenia. While these are some of the most debilitating mental health condi...

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As we grow older we suffer a decline in mental and physical fitness, which can be made worse by conditions like Alzheimer's disease. A new study, published in the open-access journal Frontiers in H...

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Healthy living is a Healthy life. This is a universal truth and it is spot-on for all health issues. The choices that people make in their life will have a direct impact on their physical w...

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Recently, an 82-year-old woman who suffered from dementia, who couldn’t recognize her own son has miraculously got her memory back after changing her diet. When his mother’s con...

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Hepatitis- an inflammation of the liver, is a major public health threat and a leading cause of death worldwide. Annual mortality from viral hepatitis is similar to that of other major infectious d...

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SWEDEN, Uppsala University: Researchers from Uppsala University have revealed for the first time a mechanism for how new blood vessels are formed and have shown the importance of this mechanism for...

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The physical and mental toll that cancer exacts is far higher than that of any other disease. Cancer treatment is also beyond the means of most patients, especially in developing countries. ...

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No one should be doing a ketogenic diet- unless weight loss is more important than their health, according to a leading cardiologist. Dr. Kim Williams, the past President of the American Co...

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The ‘Bombay blood group’ – a rare blood type, has been at the centre of attention from the last two weeks in Mumbai’s healthcare scene. With scarce supply, the demand for th...

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Water chestnut is an excellent fruit to have during hot summers and if you indulge in regular intermittent fasting. A water chestnut resembles an actual chestnut in both colour and shape, but it is...

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