Canada’s only operational warship deployed for a NATO mission was hit by an outbreak of hand, foot, and mouth disease (HFMD). The HMCS Charlottetown sailed on June 27 from Halifax to join Operation Reassurance, a Canadian contribution and support to NATO’s measure in Central and Eastern…

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Esophageal cancer is a disease that attacks the esophagus. Some of the symptoms associated with this type of cancer include dysphagia or difficulty in swallowing, coughing, weight loss, chest pain, and heartburn. There are many practices that can heighten the possibility of acquiring this disease.…

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Across the U.S., there has been a 60% increase of heroin abuse, especially among first-time users. A survey by substance abuse and health service administration showed that Vermont had 15.3 % of its population using illegal drugs, 13.3% were using marijuana and 14.5 % of the teenagers were smoking…

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When you were a child, green beans were probably not your favorite food. You had to struggle to be able to eat them, and no matter how they were cooked they never tasted really good. As the time has passed, your preferences have probably started to change too and it could be time to try green beans…

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The best way to prevent getting the flu is to get vaccinated. This is especially true for children who are older than 6 months and up to 4 years of age; seniors above 50 years of age and pregnant women. These are the people who are especially at high risk. The flu season is very unpredictable too.…

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Vinegar is mostly used in the kitchen to spice up dishes or making salads or make feta. Not many people know there are more uses to vinegar than just in the kitchen. Vinegar has been used since ancient times as a disinfectant to heal wounds; the Chinese used it as antibacterial to clean hands; the…

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Each year, more than 390 million people are affected by this mosquito-borne virus. It is a potentially deadly virus. However, researchers announced that they may find a way in developing a dengue vaccine. Dr. James Crowe Jr., from the Vanderbilt University in Nashville, and his colleagues, have…

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The annual incidence of brain tumor is 7/100,000n population and it poses a risk of 0.6%. The metastasis from systemic cancer is 10 times more common than the primary malignancy of brain. It can occur in both males and females at any age. The most common form of primary malignant is malignant…

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A lot of studies have shown that our hands are one of unhealthiest parts of our body and they often transmit different bacteria. We don’t think of them that way, because on the outside they look clean to us, but that doesn’t mean they actually are. What is even worse is that we touch…

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A study found that rates of cervical lesions, in young women, were reduced between 2008 and 2012, in the United States. These were results a few years after HPV vaccination was introduced in this country. The study was conducted by the Centers for Disease Control. Researchers say that the vaccine is…

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Feeling exhausted whole day is a common problem in today’s lifestyle. Most of the times, it is blamed on our busy schedules. As per the survey conducted by Royal College of Psychiatrists, London, the report reveals that 1 among 10 people suffers with continued tiredness and women are ahead of…

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Aging is inevitable, and yet, there are multiple factors that can accelerate the aging process. If you feel that you aren’t looking your age, here are some reasons and habits that may need contemplation. Lack of adequate sleep If you are sleeping less than five hours a day, you may see those…

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A solid way of life starts with a sound body. Americans have turning out to be progressively unfortunate, inactive, and despondent in the most recent decade and rank generally lower on the scale than different countries for general strength and joy. The two do regularly go as one. Corpulence is on…

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“At what age do most people become old and what is the secret to staying young?” This question was the deciding factor for the crowning of Femina Miss India World 2015. While all the finalists had their say in this matter, there was one common point that everyone raised. “Ageing is…

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Dermatologists often tell us that Sun and solarium are too dangerous for our health and our skin, and yet it seems like most people are more into being tanned and beautiful, than into having a pale skin, but healthy. The problem with a skin cancer is that you cannot easily notice the symptoms and…

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Living with multiple sclerosis isn’t easy at all, and we completely understand that, but once you overcome that sadness and fear, you need to know one more thing – your family suffers too. Sometimes people who are not sick, but have someone who is, are often even more depressive, because…

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Environmental and genetic factors can cause a lot of damage to your skin It is never too late to start a skin care regime to prevent the skin from getting damaged due to such factors. Read on to know how some changes in your daily life and inclusion of some activities can help in the skin care…

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In today’s date, there are large numbers of Americans that are suffering from different health complications. Scientists have stated that fast foods, stressful lives and no workouts are some of the common reasons for the early onset of health complications. It is because of this reason that…

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Those suffering from Alzheimer's disease are the only ones who can really comprehend the importance of a diet that has the potential to keep the disorder at bay. Several changes should be incorporated in the lifestyle as one enters the age when one is most likely to get Alzheimer’s…

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When blood has a lack of hemoglobin or red blood cells, a condition called anemia is developed. Hemoglobin is responsible for oxygen transport. It is the main part of red blood cells. If you have abnormal or too few red blood cells or lack or too much of hemoglobin, your cells won’t get enough…

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Some experts say that we all need at least 5 hours of good night sleep. What will happen if we don't sleep enough ? Of course we would feel exhausted and tired, and if we are working or studying we wouldn't have enough concentration, but is it all ? Yes it is, if we are talking about the…

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According to Cancer Research UK, elderly people are seven times more likely to get skin cancer than they were in the 70s. The reason lies in the fact that pensioners are increasingly craving tanned skin and the fact that cheap package holidays are on the rise. Each year close to 6,000 elderly people…

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You ought to go through the day with the home health care specialist on his first day to verify you are both in understanding over how to do every day undertakings. It would likewise be useful to supply the home health care laborer with a rundown of data on the senior consideration beneficiary, for…

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Sleeping in very important for us! Average person spend 1/3 of his life sleeping. Enough sleep is crucial for good mood, high energy levels and overall health. People who have insomnia usually do something that interferes with their sleep. There are many things you should do if you want to sleep…

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Scientists are discovering more and more diseases transmitted by mosquitoes. The mosquito spreads dangerous diseases like malaria which kills over two million people and infects over two hundred million every year. Our only option is to prevent mosquito bites by draining stagnant pools of water, use…

Tianna Brodeur awarded $5.2 million for VBAC birth
Tianna Brodeur awarded $5.2 million for VBAC birth

A B.C Judge has ruled in favor of Tianna Brodeur awarding her $5.2 million since her cerebral palsy has been attributed to malpractice from nurses and doctor during her birth. The 16-year-old teenager, according to the B.C. Supreme Court judgment, suffered brain damage due to the asphyxia when the…

Five guilt-free snacks that are healthy and nutritious
Five guilt-free snacks that are healthy and nutritious

There aren’t many things better than a tasty snack at the right time. The problem is that most of the tasty snacks are also full of calories, not to mention that they don’t add any important nutrients for your diet. Luckily, there are many guilt-free snacks that you can have that will…

Pope Sanctions Condoms to Curb Spread of Zika Virus
Pope Sanctions Condoms to Curb Spread of Zika Virus

The Zika virus epidemic has received a lot of press in the last few weeks, and for good reason. The virus has the ability to infect pregnant women and cause serious birth defects to the child. With no immediate solution in sight, governments in regions where the virus is prevalent have actually…

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Diet sodas are linked to expanding waistlines, not slimming

Diet sodas are drinks made without real sugar. They are made with artificial sweeteners. It may be “no calorie” or have low calories. Either way, a sugar-free drink does not help you slim down. You may have completely switched to diet soda from regular, assuming it does not harm your…

Make your own yogurt

If you are a fan of yogurt and have wondered if you could make your own, it is surprisingly easy. Making yogurt is a careful process of steps using small amount of items from your local grocery store. Making homemade yogurt does not require special equipment. Some people buy a yogurt maker but a…

Five things you can do to live a healthier life

You wake up every morning thinking about how you can get healthier, but then other things happen. You don’t have time for breakfast because you are late for work, you forget to drink water, and you are too tired to go to the gym in the evening. All these things can have a negative effect on…

The benefits of coconut oil

Coconut oil is one of the most beneficial and natural foods that is not only used for the health, but also for the skin and hair. There are a number of recipes in which you can use the coconut oil. Following are a few benefits of using coconut oil: Use coconut oil when cooking as it reduces the risk…

What You Need To Know About Energy Drinks

Caffeine is a common ingredient that most of us crave daily, and it has been consumed for hundred years. Energy drinks have a lot that we need to explore and learn about: Due to overuse many have substituted the energy drinks for water, though water is the best fluid for hydration. Energy drinks…

Healthy eating and healthy living

Healthy living is more than just healthy eating. Though, eating habits are incredibly important in determining our health and daily lifestyle. It is a no brainer, that the two concepts are obviously interrelated. The pivotal elements that establish healthy lifestyle is by following the given steps,…