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By Guest Author On Friday, May 11th, 2018
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5 Dangerous Paths of Depression and How to Get Help

Depression is a severe mental illness that, at one time or another, will affect roughly 7 percent of the US population in any given year. These episodes may only last a few weeks or a few months, but they can have More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, May 9th, 2018
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Mental Health: When Everyday Anxiety Transforms Into a Troubling Disorder

Getting nervous or anxious is quite normal when experiencing new situations like moving overseas alone, transferring to another school, being introduced to strangers and speaking for the first time in public or More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, May 9th, 2018
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Top 7 Reasons to Try Ayurvedic Medicine

Ayurveda is one of the oldest alternative medicine methods. A 5,000 year old-system of natural healing, Ayurveda has definitely stood the test of time. The medicine first originated in the Vedic culture of India, More...

By Guest Author On Monday, May 7th, 2018
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Sterile Compounding: ACP Pharmacy, Sydney

ACP is one of the best compounding pharmacies in Sydney Australia. They are also involved in sterile compounding. It is safe to say that ACP is a reputable sterile compounding pharmacy. If you are looking for sterile More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, May 1st, 2018
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How To Recover From A Serious Accident

If you’ve been unfortunate enough to have suffered a serious accident, then you’ll be well aware of the difficulties in adjusting to life with added challenges and the strain caused to relationships and getting More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, February 20th, 2018
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The AVMA is asking for Congress Help to Tackle Vet Shortages

The American Veterinary Medical Association is asking Congress for help tackling a shortage of veterinarians, especially in rural areas. And according to reports, the issue is even more serious when it comes to More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, November 27th, 2017
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Dr. Kami Hoss on Dental Care for the Young

Children require regular and appropriate dental care, just as adults do. Unfortunately, Dr. Kami Hoss has noticed that a lot of parents don’t really focus on their children’s oral care. He, and other experts More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, March 14th, 2017
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Toenail fungus: 6 prevention tips

Although fungal nail infections are usually painless, the condition can be unsightly. If you get nail fungus – more common on the toenails than the fingernails – your symptoms could include yellow or brown nails, More...

By Robert On Saturday, December 24th, 2016
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Healthcare: Free market options are available and growing

Who said health care must be expensive and essentially dominated by the US government and insurance companies? Free market options are out there and this sector is growing as the government-insurance cartel crumbles More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, September 16th, 2016
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Bath time: Dermatologists say a daily bath may not be necessary

For many families, bath time is a struggle. For this reason, many parents will be glad to know that a daily bath may not be necessary for their kids, according to dermatologists from the American Academy of Dermatology. Image/Kaz “Depending More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, July 16th, 2016
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Blister prevention and treatment

Whether it’s because you started running more or just got a new pair of sandals, it seems like summer is the season for blisters. And while we often think of blisters on our feet, dermatologists say that these More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, September 8th, 2015
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Conjoined twins, Acen and Apio Akello, successfully separated at Ohio hospital

Twin girls born joined at the pelvic and hip region are recovering after separation surgery Thursday, Sept. 3, at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. The girls are named Acen and Apio, but on Thursday they were carefully More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, January 8th, 2015
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With the freezing weather here, some tips to avoid frostbite

When the temperature dips below freezing, it’s critical to protect your skin from cold-weather health risks. Frostbite occurs when the skin – and sometimes the tissue beneath the skin – freezes due to prolonged More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, November 13th, 2014
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U.S. Army soldiers hospitalized with a psychiatric disorder at greater suicide risk after discharge: Study

U.S. Army soldiers hospitalized with a psychiatric disorder have a significantly elevated suicide risk in the year following discharge from the hospital, according to research from the Army Study to Assess Risk More...

By Guest Author On Friday, July 25th, 2014
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Technology In The Healthcare Field Still Struggling

There are few markets in the global economy that rely more on technological advances than the medical industry. That is why it is always a bit of a surprise to find out that the healthcare market is still struggling More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, July 16th, 2014
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Stem Cell Conversion Heralds New Treatment for Blood Disorders

Scientists from the University of Wisconsin-Madison have demonstrated for the first time the ability to differentiate human pluripotent stem cells (hPSCs) into various types of blood cells.  The new conversion More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, July 16th, 2014
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Study questions antibiotic use in hospice patients

CORVALLIS, Ore. – New research suggests that use of antibiotics is still prevalent among terminal patients who have chosen hospice care as an end-of-life option, despite little evidence that the medications improve More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014
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Heart Disease Vaccine Shows Promise In Animal Studies

The La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology (LIAI) outside of San Diego, CA recently announced promising results for a vaccine to treat and prevent heart disease. The shot can be given before the onset of More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, May 27th, 2014
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Human Trials To Begin on Biostasis Surgery Program

Human trials are set to begin at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh for a procedure that involves temporarily cooling the body temperature of trauma patients down to 10oC (50oF) in order to make lifesaving More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, May 21st, 2014
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Molecular blood typing assay receives FDA approval

PRESS RELEASE The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved the Immucor PreciseType Human Erythrocyte Antigen (HEA) Molecular BeadChip Test – the first FDA-approved molecular assay used in transfusion medicine More...


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