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Are hot drinks or ice pops better for sore throat?

As we enter the cold season in the Northern hemisphere, sore throats are starting to rear their ugly heads. But should we be drinking hot drinks or sucking on ice pops to sooth the pain? Whether you are experiencing the common cold or the flu, a sore throat is likely …

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Top 15 Medical Specialties with the Highest Salaries

The best-paid professional workers in health care are among doctor’s specialists. While doctors specialists have to go to school for years, they end up earning more money than most professionals after graduation. To become doctor specialist in the USA, you must complete four years of medical school, internship, and residency …

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Working Hours of Doctors According To Country

Safe and appropriate health care, especially in urgent or emergency situations, is the expectation of the public throughout the developed world. Achieving this goal requires appropriate levels of medical and other staff, appropriate training, and sensible working hours. Too often the brunt of such care, especially in out-of-hours situations, is …

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Advances in Heart Failure Treatment

Heart failure doesn’t mean your heart has stopped working. It just isn’t working as well as it should to pump blood. Recent treatment advances can help your ticker work better, keep you out of the hospital, and improve your quality of life. High-tech implants can help your doctor check how …

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What Is Heart Failure?

The term “heart failure” might make you think your heart is about to stop working. It really means that it isn’t pumping as well as it should. A healthy heart pumps blood throughout the body to make sure it gets all the blood and oxygen it needs. Over time, if …

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Heart failure therapy hope as drug blocks deadly muscle scarring

A potential treatment to prevent deadly muscle scarring that contributes to chronic heart failure has been uncovered by scientists. The therapy could also prevent scarring of the skeletal muscles we use to move our arms and legs, a cause of long-term disabilities. The treatment works by targeting molecules on the …

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Starve cancer by cutting sugar

Previously, I told you how drinking tea – especially green tea – can be a powerful weapon in the fight against cancer. And since October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, there’s one more simple thing you can do to help reduce your chances of ever getting this terrible disease. Avoid …

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Oedema – How To Overcome Fluid Retention Naturally

Imagine if your ankles persistently ached due to painful swelling that greatly restricted your movements. Now imagine having to contend with swollen fingers and eyelids too. This type of debilitating swelling is experienced by sufferers of oedema – a condition that causes too much fluid (mainly water) to accumulate in …

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Use olive oil to help lower your diabetes risk

The health benefits of antioxidant-rich olive oil range from lowering inflammation that are associated with elevated cholesterol levels; lowering blood pressure; boosting brain health and reducing the risk of stroke… and now new research has shown that it can also help control blood sugar and reduce your risk of developing …

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Protect your eyes from computer and smart phone screen time

With our ever-growing reliance on modern technology many of us – especially the younger generation – spend increasing amounts of time glued to our computer or smart phone. If you or your grandkids fit that bill then you’ll want to know about the latest research findings on how to protect …

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