Immune System

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Study accidentally finds Chemo can make Cancer Worse!

Posted on June 28, 2016

  I have to report on an article that a friend sent me. The name of the article was, Whoops! Study Accidentally Finds Chemotherapy Makes Cancer Far Worse. I was intrigued to learn more so that I could confidently report the truth, so I went looking for the study itself. Sometimes studies such as this […]

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Cutting Down on Sugar is the Best Health Insurance!

Posted on June 27, 2016

Gary Taubes, author and educator, is among a group of health investigators spreading the word about strong associations between sugar consumption and the rising rates of obesity and major diseases such as diabetes, cancer, heart disease and Alzheimer’s. For the first time in history, obese people outnumber those who are underweight, and pre-diabetes now affects […]

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Drug-delivery Holds Potenial for Treating Obesity

Posted on June 19, 2016

  Researchers at MIT and Brigham and Women’s Hospital have developed new nanoparticles that can deliver antiobesity drugs directly to tissue.  Mice treated with these nanoparticles lost 10% of their body weight over 25 days without showing any negative side effects.  Wouldn’t this be great for those of us that are fighting obesity? These drugs […]

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Summer 101: Surprising Food and Drinks to Keep You Hydrated

Posted on June 16, 2016

One of the most noted tips in staying hydrated year-round is drink plenty of water, particularly during the summer. Meanwhile, summer or not, keeping hydrated all the time is doubly true for persons with medical conditions. According to the American Heart Association, people who have certain medical conditions such as diabetes and heart disease need plenty […]

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Seven Easy and Practical Ways to Sleeping Better

Posted on May 10, 2016

Sleep is essential to overall health and quality of life. However, some people find it difficult to fall into restful slumber and get-enough shut-eye recommended for each day. Insomnia, jet lag, working in shifts, or uncomfortable surroundings can affect a person’s quality of sleep. Regardless of these situations, there are ways to help you sleep […]

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August is National Immunization Awareness Month

Posted on August 10, 2015

Now that August has come around the corner it is time to bring your immunization schedules out of the filing cabinet. August is National Immunization Awareness Month and this month is time to remind coworkers, friends and especially family to stay up to day on their immunization shots. It is also a great time for […]

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August is National Immunization Awareness Month (Part 2)

Posted on August 13, 2014

August is National Immunization Awareness Month (Part 2) Immunization is essential to avoid infectious diseases from spreading. Learn why it is crucial to celebrate the National Immunization Awareness Month annually. According to the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, immunizations are one of the top ten public health accomplishments of the 20th century. […]

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August is National Immunization Awareness Month (Part 1)

Posted on August 6, 2014

August is National Immunization Awareness Month (Part 1) Doctors highlight the importance of disease prevention almost all the time. This month the focus is to promote immunization for people of all ages. Learn more. This August, medical institutions and nonprofit organizations, along with other sectors of society, are celebrating the National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM). […]

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Fight Spring Allergies with Nature’s Best Edibles

Posted on April 30, 2014

Fight Spring Allergies with Nature’s Best Edibles Who says you have to take store-bought drugs to treat simple conditions? Get rid of those nasty, bothersome spring allergies with these easily accessible foods. It always seems like allergy season is becoming worse and worse each year. Warmer temperatures have led to earlier springs and longer allergy […]

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Common Sores and Other Mouth Irritations You Should Know About

Posted on April 2, 2014

Common Sores and Other Mouth Irritations You Should Know About Mouth sores are painful and cause extreme discomfort. Learn more about these mouth irritations and discover their causes so you can avoid getting them. Your oral health is not limited to your teeth. Sores or irritations can also develop in and around your mouth. Fortunately, […]

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