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Pneumonia Signs and Symptoms

What is pneumonia? Pneumonia is an infection of the lungs that causes the air sacs of the lungs to fill with fluid. This fluid buildup makes it hard for oxygen to enter the bloodstream, creating the symptoms of pneumonia. Viruses and bacteria are the main causes of pneumonia, but on rarer occasions, fungus and parasitesMORE

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An ankle sprain may be caused by an unexpected movement. Ankle sprains are often referred to as sports injuries, but they can occur at any time. People can sprain their ankle when running on a trail, getting out of the car or stepping on a toy. People often get injured while they are on theMORE

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October is breast cancer awareness month.

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Breast cancer has become rampant among the female population around the world. It is the most common type of cancer in women today. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), there are nearly 1.38 million new cases of cancer yearly. WHO also reports that 458, 000 women die from breast cancer each year. Doctors doMORE

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Benefits Of A Healthy Diet

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Eating a nutritious diet is one of the best things that you can do for your physical and mental well-being. Not only will the right beverages and foods provide an essential energy source, but also, consuming a healthy diet will protect your body’s immune system. Here are some of the foods or beverages that youMORE

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Most Common Sports Injuries

Playing sports has many benefits. You will not only benefit your physical and mental health, but you will also have the opportunity to build friendships with your teammates. However, playing a sport can be risky. There are several injuries that are common in athletes. Knee Injuries A knee injury is often referred to as patellofemoralMORE

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What Are The Symptoms Of Heat Stroke And Heat Exhaustion?

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As spring cool weather gives way to summer, the outdoors calls for long days of camping, yard work, swimming and other outdoor activities. While the sun can provide a great burst of Vitamin D, entering the heat unprepared can quickly result in potentially serious health consequences. If you’re planning on spending extended amounts of timeMORE

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June is Men’s Health Month

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June is Men’s Health Month, and as such it is dedicated to bringing awareness to the leading illnesses and health conditions that affect young boys and men across the nation. With greater awareness of these conditions and early detection when possible, men of all ages can live healthier, happier, and more productive lives. The TopMORE

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National Mental Health Month


May is national mental health month. Approximately one in five Americans will experience a mental health condition in their lifetime, depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, and post traumatic stress disorder are just a few illnesses that can affect us. Many people will suffer in silence, as they feel ashamed to admit that they have a problemMORE

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Brush Up On Boat Safety


As the saying goes: If you’re lucky enough to live near the beach, you’re lucky enough. That adage holds true for any of the bodies of water in our beautiful coastal region. While the opportunities for water-based recreation definitely place us in a fortunate position, don’t count on luck to keep you safe on theMORE

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Donʼt Worry; Be Happy—It Will Probably Make You Healthier, Too

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Are you an irrepressible optimist? Do you know someone whose mood tends to be low, and goes downhill from there? Research suggests that the cause of these personality differences is probably half genetics, half choice. And that the glass-half-full person is likely healthier in body, as well as mind. Studies of identical twins who wereMORE

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