Feeling a little under the weather? The iTriage app, available for iPhone and Android might be just what you need to diagnose your symptoms and get back on the road to recovery! This handy app was created by two Emergency Room doctors, and answers questions for users regarding their symptoms. Features Symptom Searching Diagnosis Treatment Suggestions [...]
Millions of Americans suffer from heartburn and acid reflux disease. These two conditions are caused by the function of a valve at the entrance of the stomach called the lower esophageal sphincter (LES). The job of the LES is to close as soon as food passes through, into the stomach. In the event that the [...]
Is lower back pain something that you deal with on a regular basis, do you ever wonder about the safety of your seat in general or in the event of an accident? Learn everything you need to know about caring for your spine and the safety of your seat here: Sitting in the drivers seat [...]
Not only can getting too little sleep leave you groggy in the mornings, it can also lead to a multitude of repercussions when it comes to the overall health of an individual. Most people need between seven and eight hours of sleep each night. Any less, and not only does your alertness and ability to [...]
Can sleep deprivation, low blood sugar, or a fever actually lead to a seizure? It may seem like a bit of a laundry list – however, “According to the Epilepsy Foundation, nearly 10 percent of Americans have a seizure at some point in their lives, and they can occur at any age.” First of all, [...]
This week we’re recognizing women’s health initiatives, and today we’re talking about the signs and symptoms of a stroke – in both women and men. A stroke is the term that defines an attack which specifically targets the brain cells. This attack can be caused by any sort of condition which restricts blood flow to [...]
It’s officially February | Red Dress Month | Heart Health Awareness Month – The American Heart Associations’s month to raise awareness about the prevention and symptoms of heart disease in women. According to the American Heart Association: Heart disease causes 1 in 3 women’s deaths each year, killing approximately one woman every minute. 90 percent [...]
Cancer is one of the leading causes of death in the United States – and prostate cancer is one strain that just isn’t talked about often enough. It is the leading cause of death from cancer in men over age 75. In 2012, prostate cancer killed 28,170 men in the United States. What’s even more [...]
Is the winter air beginning to affect your skin in a negative way? You could be suffering from Eczema, also known as Atopic Dermatitis which is, “a long-term (chronic) skin disorder that involves scaly and itchy rashes.” Simply put – it’s a reaction in the skin that entails swelling, inflammation, redness, and irritation. If you’ve ever dealt with [...]
An estimated 1 in 10 adults in the United States report that they are affected by a form of depression (Centers For Disease Control And Prevention), and “according to a 2008 study almost 13% of truck drivers exhibit some degree of depression – almost all (91%) receive no treatment (Dockerty).” These statistics are no real [...]
Find out if you have the symptoms of sleep apnea. Also, find out what the FMCSA says about sleep apnea.
Police found a suicide note, and dredged the director’s body from the Los Angeles harbor early Sunday morning. Police will not investigate for foul play.
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Know the symptoms of West Nile Virus and how to protect yourself.