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These Foods Are Bad for Your Heart. Avoid Consuming Them Regularly

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, claiming one life every 36 seconds, according to the CDC. But there are ways you can avoid becoming a statistic and lower your heart attack risk, and that starts with maintaining a healthy diet.

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These Foods Are Bad for Your Heart. Avoid Consuming Them Regularly

HEALTH

Major Causes of Death In Men

Men have shorter life expectancies than women. While we will all die eventually, there are things we can do to live longer and healthier lives, which improves the overall quality of our lives and our families lives. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in 2019, 357,761 men died of heart disease, representing 1 in every 4 male deaths.

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Major Causes of Death In Men

HEALTH

10 Habits You Should Avoid Doing After 40 to Reduce Your Chances of Getting a Heart Attack

It's especially crucial to be aware of your risk of heart attack as you become older. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), heart disease is the leading cause of mortality in both men and women around the world, accounting for one out of every four fatalities in the United States.

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10 Habits You Should Avoid Doing After 40 to Reduce Your Chances of Getting a Heart Attack

HEALTH

The Powerful Opponent to HIV

Before 1996, contracting the HIV was basically a death sentence. But then, over the course of the next two decades, a regimen of drugs known as Antiretroviral (ART) evolved and came into use. This drug regimen helps battle the virus from replicating and can help keep the infection from causing AIDS, transforming a fatal disease into a manageable one hence sufferers survive for much longer.

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The Powerful Opponent to HIV

HEALTH

37 States Across US and Mexico Reportedly Affected By Salmonella Disease Outbreak Which Is Being Linked To Whole Onions

Public health authorities have traced a salmonella outbreak affecting people in 37 states back to whole onions imported from Mexico. Now the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are urging consumers to check where their onions came from and, if the source is unclear, toss them.

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37 States Across US and Mexico Reportedly Affected By Salmonella Disease Outbreak Which Is Being Linked To Whole Onions

PARENTING

How to reward your child for good behaviour

Many parents have been unsure whether they are reprimanding their children appropriately when trying to teach them an important lesson. The dilemma of 'how much is too much' is constantly present and some parents are concerned that their reprimanding approaches aren't strong enough. How many parents, on the other hand, have wondered about their children's reward and recognition system?

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How to reward your child for good behaviour

HEALTH

10 Facts About Autism You Need To Know

Autism Spectrum Disorder first appeared in the year 1911 with little or no knowledge about the disorder, medical researches began to gain ground with discoveries and advancement helping sufferers reach their full potential. CDC reported in 2020 that around 1 in 54 children in the United States is diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder.

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10 Facts About Autism You Need To Know

PARENTING

Pregnancy: How to prevent the risk of birth defects

Photo Credit: CDC Birth defects can affect a newborn's appearance or function and sometimes it could affect both. Birth defects occur while the fetus is still developing and it could be caused by teratogens such as chemicals, medications, and drugs. However, teratogens cause no problems or induce miscarriage during the first 14 days of pregnancy but the major organs develop between 15 and 60 days of pregnancy which is when teratogens have the greatest impact on the fetus and can cause severe birth defects.

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Pregnancy: How to prevent the risk of birth defects

HEALTH

Check Out Top 5 Causes Of Death In Men And their Major Risk Factors

Every one of us will certainly die one day but there are things we can do to prolong our life. We have carried out a study on the leading causes of death among men and the risk factors. 1. Heart Diseases.  According to center for disease control and prevention,(CDC), heart diseases are the leading cause of death among men.

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Check Out Top 5 Causes Of Death In Men And their Major Risk Factors

HEALTH

All You Need To Know About Drug Abuse

Substance use disorder is a health issue that involves uncontrollable usage of substance. It starts developing when usage of substance hinders the ability to function everyday. It can happen with prescription or nonprescription drugs. Medical professionals formerly used the term “drug abuse” to define substance use disorder.

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All You Need To Know About Drug Abuse

FOOD

Check Out Some Foods That Are Actually High In Sodium

According to the CDC, 90% of Americans consume too much sodium daily. Obviously, potato chips and table salt contain sodium, but the ingredient also sneaks into “healthy” foods. For instance, did you know that cottage cheese is high in sodium? What about salad dressings and frozen fish?

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Check Out Some Foods That Are Actually High In Sodium

HEALTH

How urinary tract infections affect fertility

Photo Credit: Prevention A urinary tract infection (UTI) is a type of infection that can affect both men and women. However, because the female urinary tract is narrower and more easily exposed to dangerous germs and viruses, UTI is more common in women. In most cases, the E.Coli bacteria is to blame for UTIs in women and this bacteria can migrate up the urinary tract, causing lower abdominal pain, a burning sensation while peeing, chills, and other symptoms.

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How urinary tract infections affect fertility

HEALTH

Pulmonary Hypertension In Sickle Cell Disease

Pulmonary hypertension also written as PH, is a type of high blood pressure in sickle cell disease that affects the arteries in the lungs and in the heart (especially the right side) of sickle cell disease patients. Pulmonary hypertension occurs when the pressure in the blood vessels leading from the heart to the lungs is too high.

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Pulmonary Hypertension In Sickle Cell Disease

HEALTH

8 Causes of Sleeping Problem and How To Prevent It

Photo Credit: Healthline Insomnia is a sleep problem that affects millions of people around the world regularly. Insomniacs have a hard time falling asleep and staying asleep. Adults require at least 7–9 hours of sleep per 24-hour period, depending on their age, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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8 Causes of Sleeping Problem and How To Prevent It

HEALTH

If You Are Experiencing High Blood Pressure, Check Out Few Things You Can Do To Lower It

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about one third of Americans currently have high blood pressure. The symptoms for high blood pressure often go unnoticed, but can lead to serious health issues such as heart disease or stroke. If you are experiencing high blood pressure, read on to see what you can do to lower it.

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If You Are Experiencing High Blood Pressure, Check Out Few Things You Can Do To Lower It

PARENTING

Dangers of engaging in hot yoga during pregnancy

Photo Credit: Verywell Hot yoga is a type of yoga that is done in a setting that is extremely humid and hot. It is up to 105 degrees with a humidity of 40% and extreme types of hot yoga are often practiced in rooms with temperatures ranging from 90 to 105 degrees Fahrenheit and a humidity level of 60 to 70%.

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Dangers of engaging in hot yoga during pregnancy

HEALTH

How long does it take for a Cold to go away?

A cold is a common type of viral infection in the upper airways. Everyone catches a cold from time to time. It usually causes familiar symptoms in the nose, sinuses and throat. Most colds don't last long. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) claim that most people recover from a cold in about 7 to 10 days.

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How long does it take for a Cold to go away?

PARENTING

Types and risk factor of food poisoning during pregnancy

Photo Credit: Medical News Today The primary issue with food poisoning is that it can harm both you and your unborn child. However, the risk varies from person to person because the immune system works differently. Food poisoning can cause everything from miscarriage to early delivery, stillbirth, and even maternal death.

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Types and risk factor of food poisoning during pregnancy

HEALTH

Identification And Effect Of Sickle Cell

Sickle cell disease or sickle cell anemia is often not identified at an early stage of a child’s life, seeing as its symptoms or certain reactions aren’t evident until the child is about five (5) or six (6) months of age.

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Identification And Effect Of Sickle Cell

HEALTH

Center For Disease Control Warns Against Eating Whole Onions As It Causes Salmonella Outbreak

The Center for Disease Control has issued warning against the consumption of whole onions as the recent Salmonella outbreak has been traced to it. It is alleged that about 37 States in the U.S have been affected by this outbreak. The CDC stated that a company imported the onions from Mexico and distributed them to Restaurants and Grocery Stores across the United States.

  1 year ago ago
Center For Disease Control Warns Against Eating Whole Onions As It Causes Salmonella Outbreak