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Skin Cancer & Rashes

 October 22, 2019

We have seen many different kinds and types of skin cancers at New Hope Unlimited. Some skin cancers are very obvious and some are not so much. It’s always a concern when someone finds a rash or lesion on their skin that they aren’t sure what it is.  The first thing that usually is thought […]

Skin: The Largest Organ

 October 21, 2019

Kim Ann Zimmermann, Live Science Contributor, reveals more information about the human body’s largest organ in her latest article.  The majority of our skin is water-proof because of keratin, a fibrous protein. Our skin makes a fleshy surface for pimples, tattoos and wrinkles as well as being the largest organ, along with hair, nails, glands […]

Quieting Your Mind

 October 20, 2019

Have you ever wondered during a stressed moment how to quiet your mind?  I found an article that gave several ways to try to do just that.  Use your breathing to find stillness, but be more careful and conscious about it.  You need to pay special attention to the rhythm and move toward slower, deeper […]

New Blood Cancer Study

 October 19, 2019

There are new results of a blood cancer study that is considered by the scientists as outstanding in tackling the previously untreatable forms of chronic lymphocytic leukemia. The team from the University of Leicester and University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust focused on treating patients with CLL within the Hope Clinical Trials Facility. Following a […]

Do You Crave Pastries?

 October 18, 2019

Are you aware that having a sleepless night could make it hard for you to resist pastries?  Maureen Salamon with HealthDay Reporter gives us more information on the discovery.  The new study does suggest that even one night of lost sleep can increase the desirability of junk foods.  An increase in ghreline (the hunger hormone) […]

Cancer Linked To Weight

 October 17, 2019

Here is another reason we need to eat correctly and watch our weight. According to an article written by Jasmin Malik Chua, a Live Science Contributor, 40% of cancer cases in the US are liked to weight.  There are at least 13 types of cancer which will increase a person’s risk by being overweight or […]

Thyroid Cancer Treatments

 October 16, 2019

Over the last 40 years thyroid cancer rates have increased.  The rate of the most common form of thyroid cancer, papillary thyroid cancer, was 4.8 per 100,000 people in the US and 14.9 per 100,000 in 2012.  These cases are more often found today when imaging of the neck or chest is done for other […]

The Use of Medical Scribes

 October 15, 2019

Have you or a family member had to go to the emergency room lately? Thank goodness we have great ER’s but sometimes it can seem like a zoo and the wait can be terrible. I worked in the emergency room for twelve years, I know! Robert Preidt of the HealthDay Reporter wrote an interesting article […]

The Egg is the Best Part

 October 14, 2019

Most of us regard the chicken as a mainstay of our diet, but it used to be different in the 1920s.  Chickens were primarily raised for their eggs and not their meat.  The chicken meat was expensive and not considered very tasty.  It was also available only seasonally, as chickens were slaughtered in the fall […]

Hospital Hand Sanitizers

 October 13, 2019

Rachael Rettner is a Senior Writer for Live Science who has written information about the hospital superbug.  All employees around the world working in hospitals are slathering on hand sanitizer to prevent the spread of any infections. There is now one type of bacteria in hospitals that appears to be very resistant to alcohol-based hand […]