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Asthma and Heart Disease – Exploring the Link

By Katherine Lee | Medically reviewed by Pat F. Bass III, MD, MPH for everydayhealth.com/ Studies have suggested a link between asthma and heart disease. Find out about the connection and whether you may be at risk. Doctors have yet to hammer out a clear connection between asthma and heart disease, but the link is a statistical fact, according to Russell B. ...

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Pneumococcal Meningitis: 11 dead in two weeks

At least one person has died of a new case of Pneumococcal Meningitis in the Ashanti region. This brings to eleven the total number of people who have died of the dangerous disease over the last two weeks. Nine out of the 11 cases were recorded in the Brong Ahafo region. Currently, there are fears in the Northern region as ...

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Twin Babies Think They’re Still In The Womb

Source:gem106.co.uk/ This incredible video shows two newborn twins who still think they’re in their mother’s womb. Using a new bathing approach called ‘The Baby Spa’, nurse Sonia Rochel gently eases the babies into their new surroundings with warm water and calming music, just gorgeous.

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How to remove pimples at home with remedies

Pimples are a very common skin issue that affects people of different ages. Excessive oil secretion from the oil glands present in the skin is certainly one of the primary reasons of pimples. When the skin pores are clogged due to dead skin cells or dirt this secreted oil is accumulated under the skin and the painful pimple emerges due ...

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Health benefits of sugarcane

Fresh sugarcane is used in a number of cuisines around the world. It can be consumed fresh in stalks or, more commonly, as a refined sugar or a juice. Sugarcane, particularly when it has not undergone a heavy refinement process, offers a number of nutritional benefits, making it a healthy alternative to refined white sugar.   Energy booster Sugarcane contains ...

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Eight dead over outbreak of pneumococcal meningitis

Eight people have been confirmed dead in the Brong Ahafo region following an outbreak of Pneumococcal meningitis. About 30 people have also been hospitalized after they were infected with the deadly pneumococcal meningitis at Brohani in the region. Health experts in the area say the latest strain is more contagious than Cerebrospinal Meningitis. District health director for Tain, Dr. Michael ...

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Why cancer treatments like the one Jimmy Carter used are suddenly gaining traction

Source: .aol.com/ For years, doctors have treated patients using a combination of chemotherapy, radiation, and surgery to try and stifle the disease. But in the past few years, doctors have started using a promising tool: immunotherapy. Unlike chemotherapy, which involves administering powerful drugs that kill both cancerous and healthy cells (most healthy cells can repair themselves), immunotherapies harness the power of ...

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5 ways to de-stress and help your heart

Constant stress — whether from a traffic-choked daily commute, unhappy marriage, or heavy workload — can have real physical effects on the body. It has been linked to a wide range of health issues, including mood, sleep, and appetite problems — and yes, even heart disease. Doctors don’t know exactly how chronic stress affects the heart. Most likely, stress triggers ...

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