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Epilepsy – Seizure First Aid (Infographic)

by healtheo360

Epilepsy – Seizure First Aid: A seizure is an electrical disturbance in the brain that can cause confusion, muscle jerking, and loss of memory. A person who suffers more than one seizure is said to have epilepsy. Poorly controlled seizures …

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3 Tips to Cope with a Chronic Condition

by Times Union

There are times in our life when we have faced a health crisis. It may be a broken bone, or it may be the need for surgery to remove a cyst, and these types of health issues are a worry, …

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Osteoporosis Overview (Infographic)

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Osteoporosis Overview: Osteoporosis is a disease of the bones that causes them to weaken and become fragile – increasing the likelihood of a fracture. It is sometimes referred to as a “silent disease” because it can exist for years without …

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8 Easy Stretches to Relieve Back Pain

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8 Easy Stretches to Relieve Back Pain: Back pain is one of the most excruciating sensations one can experience. Pain can be caused by a chronic condition such as ankylosing spondilitis, a sudden accident, lack of activity, or constant strain. It …

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Nontuberculous Mycobacteria (NTM) Pulmonary Infections

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Nontuberculous Mycobacteria (NTM) Pulmonary Infections: NTM are a type of bacteria that occur naturally in the environment (water and soil) which do not cause tuberculosis or leprosy. NTM do cause pulmonary infections that resemble tuberculosis, however. Human disease from NTM …

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Family Caregiver Burnout – 10 Warning Signs

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Family Caregiver Burnout – 10 Warning Signs: Being the caregiver for a loved one undergoing treatment for a chronic condition such as cancer can be a very challenging task. Burnout is a common phenomenon, but it can be prevented. Here …

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Why Choose a Career in Health Informatics?

by Times Union

If you’re tech-savvy and you’ve thought about bringing your skills to the healthcare industry, a career in health informatics is the career path to follow. The health informatics industry is growing through the roof these days and the industry isn’t …

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Acute Interstitial Pneumonia (AIP) Overview

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Acute Interstitial Pneumonia (AIP) Overview: Acute interstitial pneumonitis (AIP), also known as Hamman-Rich syndrome is an uncommon type of idiopathic interstitial pneumonia for which researchers have not yet found a cause (idiopathic). Pneumonia results when tissues of the lungs become inflamed in reaction to infection. The …

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Immunizations & Herd Immunity – How It Works

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Immunizations & Herd Immunity – How It Works: Our bodies fight against bacteria and viruses everyday thanks to our immune systems. Sometimes, our bodies need a little help to recognize, fight, and protect against certain diseases as well. Check out this …

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Tick Removal – Four Effective Methods

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Tick Removal – Four Effective Methods: Unless you’re an entomologist, ticks should have no place in your life, or on your skin. Aside from the general stigma of ticks being “gross bugs,” they are actually very harmful. They survive by latching …

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