Archive for 2009

10 Medical Conditions For Which You Can Reduce the Risk with Better Education

10 Medical Conditions For Which You Can Reduce the Risk with Better Education

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Over the last several decades numerous research efforts have determined that those with higher education have better health and lower risk of disease. That said, here are ten medical conditions for which you can reduce the risk by having a better education.

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Shaking the Cold Hand of Raynaud’s Syndrome

Shaking the Cold Hand of Raynaud’s Syndrome

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As a condition affecting as many as 1 in 20 people, Raynaud’s Syndrome is usually mild and little more than a nuisance, but in some cases, the condition that causes temporary poor circulation to the extremities can result in damage to fingers and toes.

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Understanding Anxiety: Trying To Dispel The Worries Behind The Disorder

Understanding Anxiety: Trying To Dispel The Worries Behind The Disorder

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As one of the most common forms of mental illness, anxiety disorders affect as many as 1 in 7 people, often interfering with daily life to such an extent that living normally can be a challenge. That said, medical research is learning the secrets of the condition.

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Getting Off the Bottle, the Hard Plastic BPA Bottle That Is

Getting Off the Bottle, the Hard Plastic BPA Bottle That Is

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Though much media attention has been directed towards the risks of the Bisphenol A (BPA) to our health, these efforts have largely resulted in the elimination of some plastic water bottles and little else despite the many other sources from which BPA can enter our bodies.

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Early is Never Early Enough with Cystic Fibrosis

Early is Never Early Enough with Cystic Fibrosis

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As the most common genetic disease causing early mortality, Cystic Fibrosis (CF) is a condition for which all aspects of prevention are important in dealing with the disease. Whether it be the screening of prospective parents to enable high risk couples to mitigate their risks or it be screening of

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Psoriasis And Depression – Suffering That Is More Than Skin Deep

Psoriasis And Depression – Suffering That Is More Than Skin Deep

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As one of the most common autoimmune disorders, psoriasis is a skin disease that can vary in both coverage and intensity. While 67% of cases are considered mild, mild may not serve to accurately describe the way in which the disease can affect of those who suffer from it. Because of the impact that

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Reducing Colon Cancer Risk – Don’t Rely On Gut Feelings

Reducing Colon Cancer Risk – Don’t Rely On Gut Feelings

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As one of the top cancer killers, colon cancer does not have to take as many lives as it does. When detected early, the condition is 90% treatable, but only regular screening will typically detect it because few symptoms may occur in the early stages.

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