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How Often Should You Have Your Eyes Examined?

Our vision is a blessing that we tend to overlook—no pun intended—until we realize that we’re starting to lose it. Blurred vision can happen at any age, especially if you have a family history of vision problems. With age, our risk grows higher. With eye examinations, early warning signs of eye diseases can be detected …

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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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