Exercise and Overweight Issues as a National Concern
Jan02

Exercise and Overweight Issues as a National Concern

  Being overweight or obese increases your chances of dying from high blood pressure, type two diabetes, heart related illnesses, stroke, gall bladder illness, arthritis, osteoarthritis, respiratory problems, dyslipidemia and endometrial, breast, prostate, and colon cancers. Overweight and obesity are caused by many aspects. For each person, bodyweight is determined by a combination of genetic, metabolic, behavior, ecological,...

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Asthma in Children
Jan01

Asthma in Children

When someone is having an asthma attack, the person’s airways are swollen and narrow thus becoming difficult to breath. Asthma in children is not different from adults. However, asthma in children is more difficult because it can be bothersome to the child’s daily activities like play, school and sleep. Moreover, parents would become anxious when their child is having an asthma attack. Reportedly, other than influenza, asthma has been...

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Things You Must Know About The Common Cold
Dec30

Things You Must Know About The Common Cold

It is the most widespread and common of all diseases – the common cold. Although many consider colds to be of minor harm, colds are a major cause of absences either from school or work. Each year in the United States, cases of colds cost billions of dollars in lost labor hours. Definition Common-cold results from any kind of viral infections of the upper respiratory tract. It varies in severity ranging from mild without fever to...

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Health Care in Mexico
Dec26

Health Care in Mexico

Mexico borders North America from the south. With estimated population of 122 million, their largest city is Mexico City and their current form of government is federal republic. Mexico is most famous for its breath taking sceneries, culture and sometimes the intense cartel violence. Moreover, Mexico’s medical system has become attractive and popular hence encouraging patients to become tourists. With the rise in health care cost in...

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U.S. Health Care is Last Among Affluent Nations
Dec26

U.S. Health Care is Last Among Affluent Nations

The health care system in the United States is defective. Various reforms have been proposed to fix the problem, but still to no avail. Under patient’s perspective, many Americans complain on the high cost and low quality care they receive. In fact, according to a study made by a respected research institute, compared to the other ten western industrialized nations, the United States ranked last in terms of overall Quality. This...

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