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What You Should Know About ‘Childhood Alzheimer’s

It’s a rare disease that has gained notoriety a few years back because of its unusual name: childhood Alzheimer’s. That’s what the public called it, at least. The health condition is just how it sounds like: dementia symptoms, particularly forgetfulness, observed in a toddler, an 18-month old girl. The kid was learning about her first words, …

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Bulimia vs. Anorexia: Understanding the Difference

Most people would immediately associate the term eating disorders with two types of illnesses – bulimia and anorexia. Victims experience drastic changes in both their weight and overall appearance, which can significantly affect their everyday routine. These two mental conditions have devastating effects not only on the patients’ self-image, mental health and physical being but …

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Why You Should Consider Palliative Care for Metastatic Breast Cancer

When you have metastatic breast cancer, aside from medical treatment, you will also need supportive care, also commonly known as palliative care. The main purpose of palliative care is to help make you feel good through managing your symptoms, resolving your emotional problems, and lifting you up as you go through treatment. For example, receiving …

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When is Nasal Surgery Beneficial and Necessary for a Snoring Problem?

When soft tissues in the throat vibrate while a person is asleep, they produce a sound. We call this sound snoring—often annoying, but usually a harmless proclivity. Conservative treatment options for snoring involve changing one’s sleeping position and weight loss. In some instances, surgery may be the best possible management. When is surgery, the treatment of …

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Teeth and Toddlers: Proper Dental Care for Young Children in the Family

As parents, we are responsible for our children’s oral health. We have to make sure that they develop healthy dental habits while they’re young, as this will help them be more confident and live better lives in the future. All good oral habits start with knowing how to brush your teeth. You may be thinking, …

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Bracing the Alternatives: Other Ways to Straighten Teeth

The traditional metal dental braces are a useful tool to align your teeth properly. They’re efficient, durable, customizable, and they’re continually working as long as they’re attached to your teeth. Nowadays, braces have become smaller, and some are even designed to work faster and cause less pain. However, despite them being useful and relatively inexpensive, …

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Healthy Workplace: Dust Control and Prevention Strategies

Have you ever wondered why there is so much dust in your workplace? Whether you are working at a manufacturing plant or corporate office, dust somehow finds a way to settle on electronics, floors, and pathways, among other places. Dust can end up causing asthma, itchy eyes, and dry coughs if it is not controlled …

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