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What You Need to Know Before Starting Medicare

Medicare is a complex subject and many people remain confused or intimidated by the process. As with any government program, there are lots of rules, policies and choices to make. To make the best choices, it’s important that you have

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Diabetes
detection

Five Signs of Diabetes

As many as 25% of people with type 2 diabetes don’t know they have it. Unlike type 1 diabetes, type 2 is a gradual process and often the signs and symptoms are so subtle that people are not always likely

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anxiety

Anxiety: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

What is anxiety? Anxiety is the body’s response to stress, fear and apprehension. It’s completely normal to feel anxious now and again, especially before an important life event, test or interview. In fact, anxiety can often be productive if it

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alzheimer's

Seven Ways to Spot Alzheimer’s

  Alzheimer’s affects 6 million Americans and isn’t merely defined by memory loss. Often confused with dementia, Alzheimer’s is a brain disorder causing a slow, gradual decline in memory, thinking and reasoning, due to the death of brain cells. Dementia

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dispose medication

How to Safely Dispose of Old Medication

It’s all too easy to throw our leftover, unwanted medications straight into the trash can. It does seem like the most logical option, but unfortunately this isn’t the best way to dispose of drugs you no longer need. There is

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Achievements

Israel’s Seventy Years

Israel recently celebrated its 70th anniversary since its establishment as a state. In the weeks leading up to this big celebration, the country was busy reflecting upon all the successes and achievements that Israel’s seventy years brought with it. There

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Is Herbal Medication Better For You?

Many people immediately assume that natural alternatives to conventional medicine are always safe and effective and give little thought to potential side effects or interactions with other medications. The increase in popularity of herbal medicine in recent years may  have

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excercise

Running for Your Heart

Exercise is an essential part in keeping healthy and maintaining heart health, but does running specifically benefit our heart as much as we previously thought? More plaque in arteries? A new study was released a few months ago which investigated

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antibiotics

What to Eat When on Antibiotics

What to Eat When on Antibiotics During the winter months, it’s not uncommon to go through a round of antibiotics. Antibiotics are an essential medicine in killing bacterial infections but unfortunately do come with some unpleasant side effects. Antibiotics kill

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drugs

Top TEN Most Prescribed Drugs in 2017

Top TEN Most Prescribed Drugs in 2017 Prescription drug usage is on the rise in the United States, partially due to the Affordable Care Act which has made it possible for people to be covered under their insurance plans for

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drugs

Israel and the Opioid Crisis

Israel and the Opioid Crisis Opioids are a class of drugs which are heavily prescribed for chronic pain such as fentanyl and pain relievers like codeine, morphine, oxycodone and hydocodone. The illegal drug heroin also falls into this class of

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Asthma

Asthma: Is there a cure?

While asthma has no cure, natural or otherwise, there are many medications and treatments that can help manage the symptoms. This article will cover tips, medications and treatments which can ease the symptoms of asthma. What is asthma? Asthma is

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