From the monthly archives:

November 2011

That’s the reported rate that women are using drugs to treat mental health disorders, including depression, ADHD, and anxiety. It’s not just women, though they use more mental health drugs than any other group. Men and children’s use of drugs to treat mental health disorders had also gone up over the last decade.

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Whether you’re travelling this holiday season or just hosting some out of town guests you’re sure to be exposed to a ton of bugs, especially since many viruses flourish in dry winter weather. Planes, trains, and automobiles…they all present a different risk. For some people, changing altitude or climate quickly can even trigger certain chronic […]

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How Do You Get Shingles?

November 28, 2011

Shingles are a recurrent form of chicken pox, one that is often far more painful and without the resilience of youth. The virus that causes chicken pox, Varicella-Zoster, typically lays dormant in nerve tissue, and can become triggered again when the body’s immune system is weakened: by stress, by disease, or by aging (or all […]

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Nano particles of different elements, from Titanium in sunscreen to nano silver in antibacterial and antiviral clothes, cleaning formulas, food containers and supplements have received an increasing amount of scrutiny from enviornmental and health groups both in the US and Europe. Recently, a discovery was made that nano particles (particularly nano silver and nano copper) […]

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In Canada’s capital, Ottowa, a class action lawsuit is coming forward about Hepatitis C, B and possible HIV contamination from the office of Dr. Christiane Farazli. The possible source of Hepatitis C contamination is an endoscopy procedure that, according to those who’ve tested positive for Hepatitis C and B, was not only unsanitary, but painful […]

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