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Zika Virus Resource Information

The American Medical Association (AMA) has published an on-line “Zika Resource Center” that provides links to web-portal sites and resources from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention and the World Health Organization. Information and resources are accessible to both medical professionals and patients…

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Zika Virus a Great Unknown, But Let’s Stick to the Facts

Much has been written about the Zika virus in the last few months, yet still we see a number of misunderstandings, rumors, and fears about potential risk, being propagated widely through the media…

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Sleep Medicine Specialists Issue Statement on Drowsy Driving

In an effort to combat drowsy driving, the American Academy of Sleep Medicine is calling for better education on the symptoms…

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Fueled by Health Law, ‘Concierge Medicine’ Reaches New Markets

Spurred by the federal health law and frustrations with insurance requirements, a growing number of primary care doctors are bringing a service that generally has been considered “health care for billionaires” to middle-income, Medicaid, and Medicare populations…

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Why Is Hypertension More Common in African Americans?

Article in the Medscape by Dr. Thomas G Pickering, professor of medicine and co-director of the Behavioral Cardiovascular Health & Hypertension Program at the Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in New York, cites potential reasons why hypertension is more common in African Americans…

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A Wolf Suffering From a Neurological Disorder Is Treated By an Energy Healer’s Natural Work

A video tells the story of a wolf on a nature preserve who was suffering from a neurological condition that was distorting her posture and everything else. The people who ran the nature preserve wanted to avoid resorting to medication and similar therapies. They tried giving her assistance from an energy healer…

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Alternative Cold and Flu Remedies to Try this Season

While flu and cold are common to every region of the world, different cultures have developed their own solutions to tackle the all-too-familiar and dreadful symptoms…

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Sterling Heights Psychologist Pens New Book on Anxiety

Most of us have anxiety at some point in our lives. But for people with anxiety disorder it’s constant and prevents them from living their fullest lives…

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Gene Linking Sleep and Seasonal Affective Disorder Found

A newly discovered human gene mutation appears to contribute both to unusual sleep patterns and to heightened rates of seasonal depression, according to new research from UC San Francisco…

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Mayo Clinic Minute: Health Risks of E-Cigarettes

E-cigarettes are big business. Some people who want to try vaping may have questions about safety. Presently, there aren’t many definitive answers from scientific research about potential health risks…

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