Archive for February, 2010

Seeking an End to the Bad Blood of Sickle Cell Anemia

[ 0 ] February 24, 2010 |
Seeking an End to the Bad Blood of Sickle Cell Anemia

As a medical condition that often causes a reduced lifespan and considerable pain in the process, Sickle Cell Anemia is a debilitating blood disorder caused by defective genes. Fortunately, research is making headway toward effective treatment.

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Clearing the Sleepy, Dreamy Fog That Shrouds Narcolepsy

[ 0 ] February 18, 2010 |
Clearing the Sleepy, Dreamy Fog That Shrouds Narcolepsy

While you may not recognize the name of the condition Narcolepsy, you have undoubtedly seen this sleep/wake disorder parodied on sit-coms where a character will suddenly pass out for no reason. Once a mystery, medical science has now uncovered the cause of the disease.

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The Half-Truths of Self Reliance in Maintaining Personal Health – Part 2

[ 0 ] February 14, 2010 |
The Half-Truths of Self Reliance in Maintaining Personal Health – Part 2

With so much US attention directed toward health care and personal health, ideas spanning the range from conservative to liberal are being presented about how health care should work. Unfortunately, many of these views are extreme, ignoring alternatives.

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The Half-Truths of Self Reliance in Maintaining Personal Health – Part 1

[ 0 ] February 8, 2010 |
The Half-Truths of Self Reliance in Maintaining Personal Health – Part 1

Because of the much publicized health reform efforts in the US, health care and personal health are receiving attention in many areas of the world highlighting how different countries cope with delivering care as effectively as possible. Unfortunately extreme conservative and liberal views are cloud

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The Effects Of Sleep Apnea – Sleep Interrupted

[ 0 ] February 4, 2010 |
The Effects Of Sleep Apnea – Sleep Interrupted

While not getting a good night’s sleep will make most of us a little less focused and potentially a little cranky, some problems associated with poor sleep are actually dangerous. Sleep apnea is one such condition that increases the risks of other health disorders.

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