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By The Dispatch On Tuesday, September 25th, 2018
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Texas tops list of ‘annual Fall Allergy Capitals’ report to highlight allergy hot spots

Today, the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA), the leading patient advocacy organization in the U.S. representing 60 million Americans with asthma or allergies, released its annual Fall Allergy Capitals™ More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, May 15th, 2018
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Asbestos Exposure: What You Should Do Next

Asbestos is something most recognise as a danger, but just why is it a problem, and what do you do if you’ve encountered it? What is asbestos? Asbestos is a material that was used in many construction materials More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Saturday, February 3rd, 2018
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Flu related death: California brothers Gary Armstrong, Richard Armstrong found on ranch were sick

Contra Costa County investigators are trying to determine whether the deaths of two brothers, Gary Armstrong and Richard Armstrong, were caused by the flu. Gary Armstrong, 67, and Richard Armstrong, 65, were found More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, January 20th, 2018
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Cigarette smoking down in the US: CDC

Overall, cigarette smoking among U.S. adults (aged ≥18 years) declined from 20.9 percent in 2005 to 15.5 percent in 2016. Yet, nearly 38 million American adults smoked cigarettes (“every day” or “some days”) More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, January 12th, 2018
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Asthma is expensive: It costs the U.S. economy more than $80 billion annually

Asthma costs the U.S. economy more than $80 billion annually in medical expenses, missed work and school days and deaths, according to new research published online in the Annals of the American Thoracic Society. In More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, December 5th, 2017
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HIV/AIDS, a major health issue

Some people may think that HIV is far away from their lives. But in fact, HIV has become a major global public health issue. The WHO reported that 36.7 million people were living with HIV in 2016. Unfortunately, More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, August 31st, 2017
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STD testing: why you should test yourself now

You have probably heard numerous warnings about unprotected sex, having multiple sex partners and using sex toys of unknown sources. Everyone has, at least once, become overtaken by pleasure and forgotten these More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, December 20th, 2016
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How to Prevent the Common Cold

J. Owen Hendley, a professor of medicine at the University of Virginia, believes there could be up to 200 rhinovirus varieties, which are a cause of the common cold. It almost seems inevitable we would catch the More...

By Guest Author On Monday, December 19th, 2016
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‘A Billion Lives’ Review

You would have to have been living in a cave for the best part of ten years if you were ignorant of e-cigarettes and the controversy that has stemmed from their stratospheric increase in popularity. On one hand, More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, August 25th, 2016
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Targeting Mosquitoes To Control Zika

MIAMI BEACH, FL. – With the latest efforts by county officials to prevent the spread of the mosquito-borne Zika virus, Miami residents are amongst the first in the entire country to deal with the ramifications More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, August 8th, 2016
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Universal Zika Vaccine is the Next Step Forward

Recent studies have shown that Zika virus can be treated on vaccinating the individuals against any single strain. Any of the existing strains can be attended to which in turn is bound to offer complete protection More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016
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2016 Summer Olympic Games: Water contaminated as athletes, travelers warned ‘Don’t put your head under water’

With the 2016 Summer Olympic Games are just days away and experts are warning that the Rio de Janeiro waterways are filthy, contaminated with raw human sewage, contaminated with dangerous viruses and bacteria. More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, March 14th, 2016
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6 Signs Your College Partying Has Gotten Out of Control

Busy schedules, jobs, internships, and extracurricular activities consume a large portion of a college student’s life. Sometimes it can be hard to find the time to escape and simply have fun. So when you do get More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, February 9th, 2016
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Is it really possible to stay young with human growth hormones?

If you’re interested in all sorts of adventurous activities like hunting, mountaineering and many more such whacky things, your biggest possible threat must be your growing age. Don’t you wish you could stop More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, January 13th, 2016
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Signs and symptoms which prompt you to seek help of HRT – Effect on cholesterol

Hormone replacement therapy is given to those women whose progesterone and estrogen levels drop considerably after menopause. Both estrogen and progesterone are hormones and this therapy tops up the levels of the More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, November 28th, 2015
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Guatemala: Locally acquired Zika virus infection confirmed

Following earlier reports on Outbreak News Today of local transmission of Zika virus in El Salvador, Mexico and Paraguay, the World Health Organization reports receiving notification of a laboratory-confirmed autochthonous More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, November 22nd, 2015
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Conquering Stress: Understanding the Causes and How to Relax

Stress comes in two forms: ·  Eustress ·  Distress Eustress is the good kind; it makes you feel excited, motivated, and improves performance. It’s the distress that most of us experience for many different More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, November 12th, 2015
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5 Benefits of In-Home Humidifiers

Staying healthy has become a top priority for many families throughout the year and especially in the winter months of cold and flu season. When your immune system seems to be taking a beating, it can be wise to More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, September 14th, 2015
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Syphilis cases rise in Colorado, including 9 eye infections

Nearly nine out of 10 syphilis cases in Colorado are in men who have sex with men (MSM) during the first seven months of 2015, according to Colorado health officials. Almost half of those cases were among people More...

By Guest Author On Friday, May 29th, 2015
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What Men Really Think About Women Riding Motorbikes

If you ride a motorbike, or are planning to, then you’re probably wondering how people will react, because you’re female. Especially men who ride motorcycles and seem to think it’s their sole dominion. It’s More...


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