For sure one of the most common debates when it comes to newborns is focused on feeding. And this is normal because a baby will mostly sleep and eat, during the first months of his life. While sleep comes naturally, once basic conditions are met, feeding can occur either naturally if the mother breastfeeds her baby or less naturally if formula feeding is chosen. Let’s take a close look at both options. Our goal is to share all facts, compare the pros and cons and offer you all the info for taking the best decision when it comes to nourishing your baby. (more…)

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Sinusitis is diagnosed in case of a viral infection of the sinuses. A cold or any other inflammation of the nasal mucous membrane leads to a blockage. Sinuses get filled up with fluids, instead of air and the environment becomes proper for bacteria to develop and cause fever and facial pain. This infection of the sinuses can take a lot of time to heal and shouldn’t be neglected. It can become chronic if untreated. Sinusitis drains the strength of a patient and makes him unable to complete his daily routine. Read on and find out a few highly efficient home remedies. (more…)

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New Test Takes the Guesswork Out of Prostate Cancer Diagnosis

August 8, 2014
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Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer in American men, second only to skin cancer. Over 233,000 American men are diagnosed with prostate cancer each year, and over 2.5 million are living with the disease even now. Despite the high prevalence of prostate cancer, until very recently, there wasn’t a reliable blood test available [...]

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The Dangers of Cholera

August 8, 2014
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Luckily, nowadays Cholera is not a problem anymore in modern and civilized countries. This bacterial disease that spreads via contaminated water leads to immediate dehydration and can be fatal in only a few hours, even for individuals that where perfectly healthy before infection. Cholera can be easily treated and the dangers brought by dehydration and [...]

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When Your First Antidepressant Doesn’t Work

August 8, 2014
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Major depression is one of the most common mental disorders in the U.S., affecting 14.8 million American adults. Many people think that curing depression is a simple matter of taking an antidepressant drug, but that’s a common misconception. While medication can quickly relieve symptoms for some people suffering depression, only 35 to 40 percent of [...]

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Coping With Empty Nest Syndrome

August 7, 2014
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What Is Empty Nest Syndrome? Has your child grown up and is ready to leave home? You are constantly thinking about it and feelings of sadness and depression flow throughout your body? You might be vulnerable to the Empty Nest Syndrome. It’s a psychological condition that is relatively new and not described in many medical [...]

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12-Step Alternatives That Can Help You Stay Sober

August 5, 2014
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The 12-Step program, including Alcoholics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous, Cocaine Anonymous and other such groups, is certainly the largest and most popular support group for people in recovery from addiction. That’s at least partially due to the age of the program – the first 12-Step program, Alcoholics Anonymous, was founded in 1935, at a time when [...]

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What is Factor V Leiden?

August 5, 2014
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Factor V Leiden defines the abundant presence of the Factor V (5) protein, which is responsible for blood clotting. It’s occurrence is genetically determined and blood with Factor V deficiency is prone to excessive bleeding, while the Factor V Leiden genes make the individual vulnerable to blood clots. Studies place the patients with Factor V [...]

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Molluscum Contagiosum – Viral Skin Infection

August 4, 2014
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Molluscum Contagiosum is a condition that was predominant in children, but since about a decade, this health problem has flared up amongst adult patients. It’s an infection of the skin, caused by a virus that after an incubation period of about 2 – 9 weeks, manifests itself by growing small pearl-shaped bumps on the patient’s [...]

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What’s The Deal With -Omizers?

August 1, 2014
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So, you’ve started to look at getting into electronic cigarettes. There are a few different directions that you can go. If you’re literally just starting, perhaps as a crossover from smoking tobacco cigarettes, then I would recommend going for something reminiscent of the original thing – maybe a one-hitter or simpler rig. However, for those [...]

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