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Why E-Cigarettes and Vaping are Still a Health Risk
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Why E-Cigarettes and Vaping are Still a Health Risk

An e-cigarette is an electronic device that heats a liquid present inside it to produce an aerosol, which is then inhaled. E-cigarettes manufacturers advertise them as a safer alternative to regular cigarettes, which is valid to some extent, but it does not mean that they are entirely harmless. The liquid in these electronic cigarettes contains...

Symptoms of a Blood Clot to Watch For
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Symptoms of a Blood Clot to Watch For

Blood clotting, known as coagulation, is vital for the normal functioning of the human body as it prevents excessive bleeding after an injury. There are platelets and several proteins in the blood that help form a clot, which dissolves once the wound heals. However, the same process can become life-threatening if it starts in the...

How to Maintain a Healthy Diet When Dining Out
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How to Maintain a Healthy Diet When Dining Out

Maintaining sound dietary habits is essential for a healthy life. Home-cooked food made out of fresh and healthy ingredients is usually the best choice. However, that’s not always an option (or we don’t have time or energy to cook). Dining out can be tricky when trying to maintain a healthy diet. Here are some tips...

Am I Too Sick to Go to Work?
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Am I Too Sick to Go to Work?

While you may have many professional responsibilities at work, one of your social responsibility is to curb the spread of diseases. Many illnesses can harm your colleagues if you work in close proximity to others. A clear example is COVID-19, which has become a pandemic due to extensive spread. If you have any symptoms of...

Are Stress and Heart Disease Linked?
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Are Stress and Heart Disease Linked?

Most adults experience physical and mental stress at some point. Though it’s challenging to do, doctors often advise reducing stress to maintaining good health. But is there any concrete relationship between stress and heart disease? The answer is yes.  Our psychological state can significantly influence our physical health. If we are happy, many diseases stay...

Achy during Cold Weather? Tips for Combating the Cold
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Achy during Cold Weather? Tips for Combating the Cold

As the weather gets cold, many of us experience body aches that can become bothersome and hinder daily activities. There are various causes behind these aches – the most common being viral illnesses, such as flu, that cause aching muscles in winters. Some people also experience joint pains in cold weather that can make moving...

Tips for Coping with Dialysis
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Tips for Coping with Dialysis

Kidney disease is common and can be life-threatening if not treated properly. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), five-to-10 million people die from kidney disease every year, making kidney disease treatment crucial. When diagnosed with kidney disease, your doctor can prescribe you different treatment options based on the disease’s extent. These options can range...

What is Dialysis?
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What is Dialysis?

The kidneys have a vital role in our bodies, as well-functioning kidneys are essential for a healthy life. Among many other purposes that the kidneys serve, the most prominent function is filtering out waste products to clean the blood. However, many health conditions damage kidneys and hinder their ability to do so. When this happens,...

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