From the monthly archives:

April 2010

A bladder infection, or cystitis (bladder inflammation), is something that 20% of all women will deal with. Men are also prone to bladder infections after the age of 50, when the prostate begins to enlarge, as are infants, if they are uncircumcised and bacteria is allowed to build up under the foreskin. The rest of […]

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Most nicks, scrapes, cuts and sores heal themselves naturally in a couple of days, but if you have a larger abrasion, or a weakened immune system, you need to take extra care. The best way to heal cuts is to keep it from becoming an infected cut. Once you receive an injury, assess the amount […]

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When Midterms and Finals come around, or when you need to learn a new skill or task, a number of things from procrastination to lack of focus can keep you from maximizing what you absorb in your study session. Which study skills work for each person vary, depending on whether you’re a visual learner, whether you […]

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Bronchitis Rates Rising

April 12, 2010

In the past year alone, 9.8 million adults were diagnosed with chronic bronchitis, according to the CDC, and rates for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (which includes bronchitis) among adults has gone up almost 65% over the last decade. Bronchitis is an infection in the passageway of the lungs that causes cold-like symptoms (which can include […]

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Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADD/ADHD) is usually diagnosed after the age of 7, in early grade school. The diagnoses should not be a surprise, one of the qualifications for it is that the child exhibited symptoms before age 7, and it should not be just school, but in other situations that symptoms are exhibited (and they […]

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