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Do you take medication to reduce high blood pressure or treat heart failure? If so, you’ll want to grab your pills and check where they’re from, because the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced a recall of select batches of pills with the active ingredient valsartan due to an ingredient that may cause cancer. Three companies have had their medications...
Kristopher Boesen stem cell
Accidents happen, and there are different kinds of results that you can sustain if you are involved in one. Let’s say you happen to be in a road accident, next thing you know is that you are in a hospital bed and you can’t feel your body from the neck to your toes. You don't just wake up having a feeling...
Barbecuing sounds like a relatively harmless activity that’s fun for everyone. But did you know that thousands of people living in the United States wind up being injured while enjoying this activity in their own backyard? Yes, this event, which is supposed to be nothing but fun for friends and family alike, is often dangerous to those involved due to a...
The number of cases of patients with dementia or Alzheimer’s is steadily rising and is expected to get even higher in the decades to come. As of now, over 10 million people in America have these conditions, and unfortunately, there’s no real cure for either of these conditions. However, researches have begun to find links to things that may combat the...
Cancer can turn the lives of a person and their entire family upside down. For Julian, watching his mother receive a diagnosis of cancer and watching as she underwent treatment when he was just 13 years old was an incredibly difficult time. She recovered, but then, a few years later, she was diagnosed again, and this time, Julian took the news...
According to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), approximately 30 million people in America make use of indoor tanning beds every single year. This figure includes 2.3 million teenagers, and USA Today has revealed that the use of these machines is linked to over 400,000 skin cancer cases annually. Ashley Trenner from Washington State was one of these tanning bed users....
A huge ovarian cyst was removed from a woman’s abdomen weighing a whopping 50 pounds. Now, the woman in question, 30-year-old Kayla Rahn from Montgomery, Alabama, is using her experiences to raise awareness in others about being your own advocate when visiting a medical professional. Several months ago, Rahn began to experience severe shortness of breath and bad abdominal pain. Rahn worked...
There are many diseases that we consider to be things of the past and that we’re perfectly happy to leave behind in the dust as we move on through the ages. But unfortunately, it seems that the plagues of olden days have returned. After a boy was admitted to a hospital and diagnosed with the plague, the disease, previously forgotten...
dementia mom starts remembering
Dementia is a condition that results in an individual slowly and steadily losing their memory or mental skills. It has always been known as a disease that can only be managed, not fully cured, and mainly affects older members of society, though it can happen to people of all ages. When Mark Hatzer’s 82-year-old mother, Sylvia, developed dementia, her forgetfulness progressed...
When it’s hot out, it’s easy to just reach for a nice big glass of ice water to relieve the heat and help you cool down. But ice water in itself has been suspected of having detrimental effects on health for centuries, and now, with modern research, we’ve found that these beliefs may just be true. Here are the eight reasons...

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