Childhood Asthma

admin / December 4, 2017

Childhood asthma, though often manageable and not life-threatening, can sometimes be a very dangerous disease. Treatment may involve ongoing use of medication to avoid or cope with serious exacerbation of the disease. An ounce of prevention… Because children are often much more physically active than adults the risk of exacerbation may be increased in children. But treatment is only one…

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Achilles Tendon Injuries – Surgery or No Surgery?

admin / December 4, 2017

Congenital defects or heavy athletic activities are just two roads to an Achilles tendon ruptures. But regardless of which of the many likely causes is to blame there are really only a couple of ways to deal with the damaged tendon. Once your physician has examined the tendon damage and has evaluated the extent of it chances are the options…

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Detecting Health Issues at a Dentist Visit

admin / December 4, 2017

It’s a common mistake that more people make than will admit to perhaps. Of course the mistake is not seeing our dentists regularly enough. But if this happens there’s more at risk sometimes than just the beauty of a smile. Many health professionals believe that regular visits to a dentist can help to prevent some health problems in the future…

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Unique Concerns for Pregnant Women with Pets or Livestock

admin / December 4, 2017

The bond between pet owners and their pets and even that of those who care for livestock and those animals is very real and emotionally compelling. But for a woman whose pregnancy has just become her first and greatest priority caring for pets or livestock takes on new dimensions of risk previously not present. It’s very important to discuss this…

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» Healthy People 2020 Healthy Findings

admin / December 4, 2017

In December 2010 the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, in a nationwide press release, announced its launch of Healthy People 2020. The aim of Healthy People 2020 is to establish goals for a healthier U.S. population by 2020, promote the success of the goals through initiatives, and track measurable signals from a number of data sources. The data…

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A Boon for Tight Antibiotic Budgets Healthy Findings

admin / December 4, 2017

In December 2011 the University of California San Francisco published an article on its website about a recent study into the effects of two different treatment regimes for trachoma. Trachoma is a bacterial infection that occurs in the eyes and is easily spread by people or objects that the infected come in contact with. Though less common in most parts…

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Chronic Obstructive Pulminary Disease (COPD)

admin / December 4, 2017

Chronic Obstructive Pulminary Disease (COPD) might be something you associate with long-term cigarette use; however, COPD does not only strike smokers. In truth anyone can suffer from COPD and so watching for its symptoms is important to anyone with respiratory problems. What is COPD? COPD is actually one or more of its three more specific forms, emphysema, chronic asthma, and…

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» Gastroesophogeal Reflux Disease (GERD) Healthy Findings

admin / December 4, 2017

Indigestion is a common problem in the U.S. and it drives a great deal of spending each year by consumers on over the counter medication. In some cases acid-related stomach problems are temporary but people who find themselves using antacids frequently may want to consider asking their physician about GERD. First and foremost it’s key that people suffering from acid…

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A New Reason to Read The Cereal Box

admin / December 4, 2017

As kids many of us fought with siblings to have the cereal box in front of us during breakfast. Information about the toys contained inside the box or ones that could be sent away for with a certain number of box tops was a big draw for little eyeballs back then and chances are the same is true today. But…

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» Understanding Migraine Headaches Healthy Findings

admin / December 4, 2017

HealthyFindings.com is pleased to offer our readers a guest post by author Evie Dawson. Understanding Migraine Headaches In our busy lifestyle, mild headaches have become a part of our daily lives. Handling the situation does not take much time as it can be cured with the help of some food, rest or some painkillers. However, they become a matter of…

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