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Kidney Health and How it Affects Your Whole Body

November 23, 2022 By: Loura Chong-Reid

Introduction: What is the Kidney?

The kidneys are two bean-shaped organs that filter blood, remove waste products from the body, and produce urine. The kidneys are two bean-shaped organs that filter blood, remove waste products from the body, and produce urine. The kidneys also help regulate blood pressure by producing a hormone called erythropoietin that stimulates red blood cell production. The logic of the argument is that if kidney transplants have a high rate of success, then there must be many people who need kidney transplants.  CLICK HERE TO READ MORE

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The Importance of Eating Healthy Oils and Which Oils to Eat

November 6, 2022 By: Loura Chong-Reid

Oils are a great addition to any diet. These days, they are used in various dishes and recipes. They help to get your daily intake of vitamins, minerals and other nutrients.

The best oils for you depend on your needs. For example, if you want to lose weight, then go for oils that have little-to-no saturated fats or cholesterol content in them. If you are looking for an oil with a higher smoke point, then pick an oil that is made from polyunsaturated fats like Omega 3s or monounsaturated fats like olive oil or avocado oil.


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Anti-Aging Tips You Need to Know to Stay Youthful

October 24, 2022 By: Loura Chong-Reid

Introduction: What is Aging?

Aging is a natural process that occurs as a person gets older. The signs of aging vary from one person to another, but they are all natural changes the skin goes through as it gets older.

Anti-aging products are a booming industry, and many people are looking for ways to protect their skin from the effects of aging. There are many different types of anti-aging treatments available today, each with its own set of benefits and drawbacks. It is important to know what type of anti-aging treatment will work best for you before you make any decisions about your skin care routine.


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The Complete Guide to Sleep and How it Affects Your Day-to-Day Life

October 20, 2022 By: Loura Chong-Reid

Introduction: What is Sleep and How does it Affect Your Day?

A person who does not sleep enough will feel tired and grumpy. They will also have a hard time concentrating, learning new things, and solving problems. Sleep deprivation also causes an increase in blood pressure, heart rate, and stress hormones.

Sleep is said to be the natural state of rest for the mind and body. It is a crucial part of our daily routine that we cannot skip without feeling its effects on our mental health and physical well-being.


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Healthy Eyes and How To Prevent Visual Conditions like Cataracts and Glaucoma

October 17, 2022 By: Loura Chong-Reid

Introduction: What is a Healthy Eye

It's important to take care of your eyes and keep them healthy. We need to make sure that we are not putting our eye health at risk by overworking them or exposing them to unsafe environments. Dry eyes can be caused by many things, but the most common cause is a lack of moisture in the eye. This can happen because of an allergy, environment, or eye disease. Eye strain is more difficult to diagnose because it is a symptom rather than a cause. Eye strain can be caused by using digital devices for long periods of time without taking breaks, staring at something too close for too long (like a computer screen), or even reading in poor light conditions.


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Teens and mental health in 2022

October 15, 2022 By: Loura Chong-Reid

The research shows that the number of teenagers who have a mental health disorder is increasing. We need to be more aware of this and make sure that we provide them with the help they need.

In 2022, mental health is going to be a very important issue for teens. There are many reasons for this, but one of the most important ones is that there are many new sources for information about mental health now than before. This includes celebrities and people in the spotlight who share their struggles with mental illness and encourage others to do so as well.


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What is Memory Loss?

October 12, 2022 By: Loura Chong-Reid

Explaining the Difference Between a Memory and a Learning Disability

A memory is a mental process that records, stores and retrieves information. Memory loss is when someone can't remember something that happened in the past. Learning disabilities are when someone has trouble understanding or using language, reading, writing or math to the same degree as other people their age. When someone loses their memory due to an accident, it's called amnesia. A person with amnesia might not be able to remember what happened in the recent past (within a few hours) and may not be able to form new memories.


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The Complete Guide to Health Supplements and What You Need to Know

October 10, 2022 By Loura Chong-Reid

Introduction: A Primer on the Basics of Supplements

The definition of a supplement is something that is added to something else in order to make it complete. Supplements are meant to provide certain nutrients or substances that may be missing from the diet. They are not meant as a substitute for food. Supplements for weight loss come in many different forms and can be found at many different places. They are available at supermarkets, drugstores, health food stores, and online retailers such as Amazon


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The Most Important Facts and Myths About Prostate Cancer

October 8, 2022 By: Loura Chong-Reid

Introduction: What is Prostate Cancer Really?

Prostate cancer is the most common type of cancer in men. It is a major cause of death for men in the United States. In this section, we will cover prostate cancer facts, symptoms, and myths. We will also go over the treatment options available and how they work. The prostate gland is located under the bladder and surrounds part of the urethra (the tube that carries urine from the bladder out of your body).


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The Flu Season Survival Guide

October 5, 2022 By: Loura Chong-Reid

Introduction: What is the Flu?

The flu is known as a contagious respiratory infection caused by influenza viruses. Influenza viruses are spread from person to person through droplets from the nose and mouth.

The flu is a respiratory infection, meaning it affects the lungs. It is not a cold, which usually affects the nose and throat. The flu can also be caused by other viruses like rhinovirus or coronavirus, but these are less common causes of the flu than influenza virus is.

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What is Sickle Cell Anemia? A Comprehensive Guide for Patients and Parents

October 4, 2022 By: Loura Chong-Reid

How to Care for Someone With Sickle Cell Anemia

Sickle cell anemia is a genetic condition that causes the red blood cells to become stiff and sticky, which can lead to pain and other complications. The following are some tips on how you can care for someone with sickle cell anemia: - Be aware of the symptoms. If they have any symptoms, they should go to see a doctor as soon as possible. - Be supportive. You should encourage them to stay hydrated, eat healthy food, and get enough rest. - Provide emotional support.

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Tips on Raising Healthy Children

October 3, 2022 By: Loura Chong-Reid

4 Ways to Help Your Kids Get Enough Physical Activity

Sometimes, as parents, we forget that kids need active play time. One of the best ways to get them out of the house and have some fun is to take them for a walk. If they're old enough, go on a hike or bike ride together. If they're not quite ready for that yet, go to the park or play outside at home. There are lots of other possibilities too— whether you're riding the bike paths or just playing soccer in the yard, keep your child moving and having fun.


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How to Survive Breast Cancer with Prevention and Early Detection Methods

October 1, 2022 By: Loura Chong Reid

Introduction: What is Breast Cancer, Symptoms and Signs, Causes of It?

Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women, and the second most common type of cancer in the world. some studies indicate it is one of the leading causes of death among women. It is a disease where cells grow out of control in one or both breasts. The cells can form a tumor that can grow and spread to other parts of the body.



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Understanding Depression and the Importance of Mental Health

September 29, 2022 By: Loura Chong-Reid

Introduction: What is Depression and How it is Different from Sadness?

Depression is a mental disorder that can make a person feel sad, hopeless, and/or irritable. It can also make a person lose interest in activities they once enjoyed. Depression is not the same as sadness or grief which are normal responses to difficult life events such as death of a loved one, divorce, or loss of job. Depression is different because it lasts for long periods of time and does not respond to any treatment. 

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The Complete Guide to Cardiovascular Health: A Comprehensive List of the Lifestyle Changes You Can Make to Stay Healthy

September 29, 2022 By: Loura Chong-Reid PHI

Introduction: What is Cardiovascular Health?

The heart is considered by many as the most important organ in our body. It pumps blood to all parts of the body and provides oxygen to the cells. Cardiovascular health is a term that refers to the health of your heart and blood vessels.

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The Complete Guide to Child Health Care: How To Improve Your Child's Health And Wellness

September 28, 2022 By: Loura Chong-Reid PHI

Introduction: Why is it important to provide quality health care for children? The World Health Organization (WHO) defines health as "a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being." This definition is not only important for adults, but for children as well.

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The Importance of Diet for Heart Health and the Benefits of Leafy Greens

September 26, 2022 By: Loura Chong-Reid PHI

Introduction: Healthy Heart Starts with a Healthy Diet

A healthy heart starts with a healthy diet. The foods we eat every day can affect our heart health in a positive or negative way. A healthy diet is made up of foods that are low in fat, sugar, and salt. Eating these kinds of foods can help prevent heart disease and other health problems.

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The Complete Guide to Alzheimer’s Disease: Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment Options

September 25, 2022 By: Loura Chong-Reid PHI

Introduction: What is Alzheimer's Disease, the Signs and Symptoms Alzheimer's disease is commonly known as a progressive brain disorder that slowly destroys memory and thinking skills. Alzheimer's disease is the most common form of dementia, which is a general term for loss of cognitive abilities due to physical changes in the brain. Alzheimer's disease affects memory, language, and the ability to think abstractly and solve problems:

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Hurricane Safety Tips: What to Do When a Hurricane Strikes Your Home

Posted on September 23, 2022, by Loura Chong-Reid PHI

Get Ready Now! Hurricane Preparedness Checklist

Hurricanes are known as one of the most destructive natural disasters. They can cause catastrophic damage and loss of life. The best way to stay safe during a hurricane is to prepare ahead of time.

The following is a list of hurricane preparedness tips to help you get ready for the next storm:

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The Complete Guide to Monkeypox and What Parents Need to Know

Posted on September 20, 2022, by Loura Chong-Reid PHI

What is Monkeypox and Why Should Parents Care?

Locally transmitted cases of monkeypox started in 2003. This zoonotic disease is most commonly transmitted through direct contact with wild animals or their living tissues and secretions, though it can also be spread by contact with the organs or fluids of infected people.

The disease is so rare that most doctors have no idea what it looks like and they might even mistake it for other infections. The first symptoms include a high fever, headache, and tiredness followed by a rash that starts on the face and spreads to other parts of the body. Itching may also be present at some point during the illness. There are no specific treatments for monkeypox. However, some antibiotics can help reduce fever and make symptoms more manageable. Vaccines are available to prevent infection from happening in healthy adults but not yet.

What are the Symptoms of Monkeypox?

A monkeypox infection is an illness caused by the monkeypox virus. The virus is believed to be from a species of animal, but not yet known which type. The most common symptoms are fever, headache, rash, muscle aches and fatigue. If a person has been exposed to the virus and become ill with these symptoms they should contact their doctor.

How Do You Treat Monkeypox?

A disease that is transmitted by animals, monkeypox is a rare disease and can be life-threatening. The virus travels through the air to infect other people and has no cure available. The following are ways on how you can treat monkeypox:

1. Managing your stress by doing yoga or going for a walk when you feel restless

2. Drink plenty of fluids and eat healthy foods

3. Take time off from work so that you don’t spread the infection to anyone else

4. If possible, stay at home to slow down the speed at which the virus spreading

5. Dispose of any droplets or fluids from someone infected with monkeypox in trash cans with lids tightly closed

How Can I Prevent My Child from Getting Sick with Monkeypox or Contracting a Similar Disease?

There is no vaccine for monkeypox, which makes the disease more difficult to prevent and treat. Some ways to prevent contracting and spreading the disease are avoiding contact with people who have it, washing your hands frequently with soap and water, avoiding close contact with animals like rodents that carry the virus, and avoiding touching surfaces that might have droplets from infected people. You should also keep a distance from any other person if you believe they might be carrying or exposed to the virus by wearing appropriate personal protective gear like gloves.

Conclusion: Is It Safe To Have Contact With Someone Who Has Monkeypox Or a Similar Disease?

It is generally safe to have contact with someone who has monkeypox or a similar disease. Monkeypox is an illness that can be transmitted from animals to people. It can be spread from handling an infected animal's blood, saliva, or urine. Humans can also get it by inhaling droplets coming from the coughs and sneezes of an infected person. In the United States, law enforcement agencies are taking necessary measures to make sure the disease does not spread further than it already has. There are currently no vaccines or medications that kill monkeypox-infected cells once they enter your body. But there are some things you can do to protect yourself like washing your hands often and staying away from anyone with symptoms of the disease.​Click this text to start editing. This block is a basic combination of a title and a paragraph. Use it to welcome visitors to your website, or explain a product or service without using an image. Try keeping the paragraph short and breaking off the text-only areas of your page to keep your website interesting to visitors.

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