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How Liposuction Treats Fox-Fordyce Disease

2017-02-10 15:05

Did you know that liposuction is used for more than just cosmetics? It can treat various disorders. One disease it can treat is Fox-Fordyce disease.

In 1902 George Henry Fox and James Addison Fordyce described a new disease as the chronic itching of the axilas (armpits) that l

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Trump's travel ban makes us all suffer, group says

2017-02-01 12:52

The Endocrine Society has released a position statement highlighting why Donald Trump's temporary travel ban negatively impacts everyone's health.

The group of physicians says such restrictions will have an impact on informaiton sharing that will impact patient care negatively. It will also have a negative impact on research.

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Trump Cancels Important CDC Conference on Health Effects of Climate Change

2017-01-29 14:08

Trump doesn't believe in global warming caused by industrial processes, but now his beliefs are turning into governmental actions. One of the first things he's done to further his beliefs is cancel a meeting of scientists on the potential adverse health side effects of climate change.

An important conference this February 14 was supposed to be held by the CDC on the frightening health effects caused by climate change has been put on hold.

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This is why you could be one of the millions who needs more vitamin E

2017-01-19 11:45

Researchers have discovered millions of people may be low in the antioxidant vitamin E. The vitamin is difficult to measure in the bloodstream for millions of people with metabolic syndrome. Are you one of the millions of people who needs more of the antioxidant for better health?

Metabolic syndrome affects approximately tweny-five percent of the world's population.

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Adult Stem Cells: Nothing to Do with Age, Everything to Do With Healing

2017-01-15 19:56

Stem cell research has been a moral debate for decades. But some innocent research with very promising applications is getting discriminated against without doing any inherent harm. Adult stem cell research has nothing to do with fetuses -- these cells come from people who are already born.

It wasn't too long ago that the U.S. was embroiled in a bitter debate over whether there was a place for embryonic stem cell research and therapy.

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Why Getting More Sleep Means Making More Money in 2017

2017-01-15 18:48

Recent studies show that employees aren't getting enough sleep - and it's affecting their corporation's income! Are you getting enough sleep, and is it affecting your money making?

Sometimes work piles up and you have to work overtime – but then it starts happening every month, then every week.

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An Afternoon Nap May Give You a Mental Boost

2017-01-10 16:21

What did Winston Churchill, John F Kennedy, Albert Einstein and Thomas Edison all have in common? They were known to enjoy a daily afternoon nap, according to the National Sleep Foundation.

Humans are among the only mammals known as monophasic sleepers - meaning that our days are divided into two distinct periods, one for sleep and one for wake.

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How Getting a Massage Regularly Helps Your Digestion

2017-01-03 19:09

Recent news announces that scientists now know a little more about your gut. They've learned more about the membrane surrounding your gastrointestinal tract, which is called the mesentery. Here's what they found and why getting a massage can help your gastrointestinal health.

The wonders of your gastrointestinal tract are only starting to be unraveled.

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