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Archive for June, 2015

What your Gender Identity Means to you


Date: June 30th, 2015

Introduction to Gender Identity

For the vast majority of people the gender that they feel most connected to matches the physical signs of gender they were born with. The gender that we associate ourselves with will determine how we choose to dress, how we choose to respond to some situations,

Surprising Facts about Hypothyroidism


Date: June 29th, 2015

Antonio Bianco MD, PhD works as an endocrinologist at Rush University Medical Center. According to Dr. Bianco, the symptoms that people have when they have hypothyroidism will vary from person to person.

Smokers Feel Pain than Non-Smokers


Date: June 28th, 2015

Increased Amount of Anesthesia Required by Smokers

According to Erdogan Ozturk, MD, who is an investigator associated with the Bezmialem Vakif University located in Istanbul people who smoke tobacco products require about thirty eight percent more propofol in order to be put to sleep for surgical procedures. If you think that you only smoke a little, so your needs for more anesthetics will not be affected you might be surprised to learn that passive smokers need about eighteen percent more anesthesia than non-smokers.

How Anger can ruin Your Health


Date: June 27th, 2015

Everyone gets angry, and sometimes letting people know you are angry is even beneficial because carrying around pent up emotions can make your blood pressure rise. If you are one of those people that frequently lose your temper, then the following list may make you rethink how you react.

Social Media can change Teens Perceptions of Alcohol


Date: June 26th, 2015

When teens see the social media postings depicting people celebrating with alcoholic beverages, and they see the posts telling how happy the drinking person was while they were celebrating, it can cause the teen to think that drinking alcohol makes you have more fun, and to think that the average person consumes more alcohol than they actually do.

Taking Metformin May Lower Your Glaucoma Risk


Date: June 25th, 2015

Metformin might be a new preventive measure for all people, even those who do not have diabetes. A ten year study showed that people on the drug Metformin had a twenty five percent lower risk of developing Glaucoma.

6 Infections that Scare Doctors


Date: June 24th, 2015

Dangerous Infections that kill

Doctors and nurses working in emergency rooms put their own health, and lives at risk each day. When people are brought into the emergency department of a hospital, there is not time to do a complete infectious disease work up before the medical teams start to treat them.

Damages One Drink can do to a Heart after 65


Date: June 23rd, 2015

What Alcohol can do to your heart

Alcohol can be toxic to the heart muscle. Alcohol can cause the heart muscle to be weakened, and can cause you to develop congestive heart failure in people who drink excessively.

Adjusting to Life with Lung Cancer


Date: June 22nd, 2015

Lung cancer is not normally detected until it is in its late stages, especially in people who did not smoke prior to their cancer diagnosis, or people who were considered to be at a low risk for lung cancer. According to the American Lung Association, only fifteen percent of the cases of lung cancer are caught in the early stages before the cancer spreads out of the lungs.

Facts Hepatitis C Patients would Like Everyone to Know


Date: June 21st, 2015

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention there are more than three million people in the United States that are living with Hepatitis C. Hepatitis C may be the most common of the blood born viruses, but it may also be the least understood of the blood born viruses.