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Keeping up to date on the latest changes taking place within the healthcare industry as well as finding the latest information on health, wellness, and prosperity can be a daunting task.  We make it easy by curating the latest health, wellness, and prosperity news and events.

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Poison Ivy - Potion Protection

On June 13, 2018

Title: Poison Ivy - Potion ProtectionCatRead more

Many With Severe Allergies Don't Carry an EpiPen: Study

On June 22, 2018

Title: Many With Severe Allergies Don'tRead more

Claritin Cleared of Birth Defect Hypospadias

On June 13, 2018

Title: Claritin Cleared of Birth DefectRead more

Questions To Ask Your Doctor - Allergy

On June 13, 2018

Title: Questions To Ask Your Doctor - AlRead more

Spring Cleaning Tips for a Healthier Home

On June 13, 2018

Title: Spring Cleaning Tips for a HealthRead more

Allergies: Don't Sneeze at Allergy Relief

On June 13, 2018

Title: Allergies: Don't Sneeze at AllergRead more

Health Tip: Create a Food Allergy Plan

On June 20, 2018

Title: Health Tip: Create a Food AllergyRead more

Anaphylaxis

On June 21, 2018

Title: AnaphylaxisCategory: Diseases andRead more

Sesame Seed Allergy: A Growing Problem?

On June 13, 2018

Title: Sesame Seed Allergy: A Growing PrRead more

Food Allergies vs. Food Intolerance

On June 13, 2018

Title: Food Allergies vs. Food IntoleranRead more

Clinical Challenges: Test Your Knowledge of Chronic ITP

On 06/24/2018

(MedPage Today) -- Diagnosis, medical therapy, surgeryRead more

No Greater Amputation Risk with Canagliflozin in T2D Patients

On 06/24/2018

(MedPage Today) -- Real-world analysis done in over 100,000 canagliflozin usersRead more

Sotagliflozin Tx Tied to HbA1c Reductions in T1D

On 06/24/2018

(MedPage Today) -- But instances of diabetic ketoacidosis are a concern, expert saysRead more

Dual-Hormone Artificial Pancreas Ups T1D Glucose Control

On 06/24/2018

(MedPage Today) -- Rapid insulin plus pramlintide also reduced glucose variabilityRead more

GLP-1 Drug Boosts T1D Control

On 06/24/2018

(MedPage Today) -- A1c, glucose, weight, blood pressure all improved in randomized trialRead more

Bariatric Patients May Need Microbiome Boost

On 06/24/2018

(MedPage Today) -- Microbial richness remains diminished even 5 years after gastric bypass, bandingRead more

Basal Insulin Doesn't Cut Hypoglycemia Risk Vs NPH in T2D

On 06/24/2018

(MedPage Today) -- Similar hypoglycemia-related emergency department and hospital admissionsRead more

ER Staffing Split Along Urban-Rural Divide

On 06/24/2018

(MedPage Today) -- Few jobs outside citiesRead more

Novel Double Agent Promising for Weight Loss in T2D

On 06/24/2018

(MedPage Today) -- Trial tests efficacy and safety of a GLP-1 and glucagon receptor dual agonistRead more

Reflex Syncope: What You Need to Know

On 06/24/2018

(MedPage Today) -- Patients faint at the sight of blood all the timeRead more

Viagra: The Little Blue Pill That Could

On 06/13/2018Source: MedicineNet Medications General

Title: Viagra: The Little Blue Pill That CouldCategory: Doctor's & Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 6/16/2008 12:00:00Read more

Tylenol Toxicity

On 06/13/2018Source: MedicineNet Medications General

Title: Tylenol ToxicityCategory: Doctor's & Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial RevieRead more

Plavix and TTP

On 06/13/2018Source: MedicineNet Medications General

Title: Plavix and TTPCategory: Doctor's & Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 5/10/2000 4:41:00 PMLast Editorial Review: 6Read more

What to Do in a Drug Recall

On 06/13/2018Source: MedicineNet Medications General

Title: What to Do in a Drug RecallCategory: Doctor's & Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 5/5/2010 12:00:00 AMLast EditorRead more

Seldane Removed From U.S. Market Over Safety Concerns

On 06/13/2018Source: MedicineNet Medications General

Title: Seldane Removed From U.S. Market Over Safety ConcernsCategory: Doctor's & Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 12/31Read more

Radio ID Tags For US Drugs (RFID)

On 06/13/2018Source: MedicineNet Medications General

Title: Radio ID Tags For US Drugs (RFID)Category: Doctor's & Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 11/15/2004 12:00:00 AMLasRead more

Propofol (Diprivan) Safety

On 06/13/2018Source: MedicineNet Medications General

Title: Propofol (Diprivan) SafetyCategory: Doctor's & Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 8/26/2009 12:00:00 AMLast EditorRead more

Prescription Drug Abuse

On 06/13/2018Source: MedicineNet Medications General

Title: Prescription Drug AbuseCategory: Doctor's & Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 6/8/2005 12:00:00 AMLast EditorialRead more

Pharmacy Visit, How To Get The Most Out of Your Visit

On 06/13/2018Source: MedicineNet Medications General

Title: Pharmacy Visit, How To Get The Most Out of Your VisitCategory: Doctor's & Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 2/5/2Read more

Lipitor (atorvastatin)

On 06/22/2018Source: MedicineNet Medications General

Title: Lipitor (atorvastatin)Category: MedicationsCreated: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/22/2018 12:00:00 AMRead more

The Role of the Authentic Self in Trauma-Informed Care

On 06/23/2018Source: Psych Central Blog NetworkBy Robyn Brickel, MA, LMFT

As professional psychotherapists, we offer our authentic self as an ally, in a healing relationship.  On the journey of traumRead more

Are You a Good Communicator?

On 06/24/2018Source: Psych Central Blog NetworkBy Christine Hammond, MS, LMHC

At the start of their initial marriage counseling session, I asked Kevin and Karen, “What can I help you with?” With equal amRead more

Sleep Deprivation Can Make You Less Attractive

On 06/21/2017Source: Psych Central Blog NetworkBy Neil Petersen

And there you were thinking “beauty sleep” was just a turn of phrase. As it turns out, though, how much sleep youRead more

“Exercise Withdrawal” Can Harm Mental Health

On 06/20/2017Source: Psych Central Blog NetworkBy Neil Petersen

We all know that exercise and happiness go hand-in-hand. But what happens when people cut back on daily exercise – whether beRead more

Who Wakes Up When?

On 06/23/2017Source: Psych Central Blog NetworkBy Neil Petersen

Whether you’re a morning person or whether you prefer to burn the midnight oil may have a lot to do with your age and sex. ThRead more

Sexual Abuse or Merely Bad Boundaries?

On 06/25/2018Source: Psych Central Blog NetworkBy Ivy Blonwyn

How many times have I heard this story: ‘She/he did this to me. They were the last person who would ever molest a childRead more

Love Your Guts

On 06/24/2018Source: Psych Central Blog NetworkBy Hetti

The other day while writing, I recalled a time when small when I ate two portions of fish and chips straight after one anotheRead more

Are You Biting Off More Than You Can Chew?

On 03/30/2007

In our fast-paced lives, many of us may be eating in a hurry, taking giant bites of our food to get done quickly and on to thRead more

The History of Dental Advances

On 03/30/2007

The History of Dental Advances   Many of the most common dental tools were used as early as the Stone Age. Thankfully, tRead more

What Color Is Your Smile?

On 12/01/2014

Food and drink, illness, injury, heredity or environmental factors can discolor teeth.Read more

Can Adults Wear Braces?

On 08/01/2014

About 1 million Americans and Canadians over the age of 18 wear braces.Read more

Headaches and Jaw Pain? Check Your Posture!

On 03/30/2007

If you experience frequent headaches and pain in your lower jaw, check your posture and consult your dentist about temporomanRead more

What Is Halitosis?

On 11/01/2014

More than 80 million people suffer from chronic halitosis, or bad breath.Read more

Why is Oral Health Important for Men?

On 03/30/2007

Why is Oral Health Important for Men?   Men are less likely than women to take care of their physical health and, accordRead more

There's More to Dentistry Than Meets the Tooth

On 10/01/2014

A person with a long, narrow face is more likely to have problems breathing through his or her nose.Read more

Temporomandibular Joint Disorder

On 03/30/2007

Temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD) describes a variety of conditions that affect jaw muscles, temporomandibular joints anRead more

Is Kissing Dangerous to Your Health?

On 10/01/2014

With just one kiss couples can share more than 500 different types of disease-causing germs and viruses.Read more

Dentists Are the First Line of Defense for Elder Abuse

On 09/01/2014

Every year more than 2.5 million older Americans may be victims of elder abuse, and in some cases dentists serve as the firstRead more

How Do I Care for My Child's Baby Teeth?

On 03/29/2007

How Do I Care for My Child’s Baby Teeth?   Though you lose them early in life, your primary teeth, also called baby teetRead more

When Should My Child First See a Dentist?

On 03/29/2007

When Should My Child First See a Dentist?   Your child's first visit to the dentist should happen before his or her firsRead more

Equilibration May Lessen TMD Pain

On 11/01/2014

The muscle pain and spasms associated with TMD are often compared to that of a "charley horse" in a runner's leg.Read more

What is Dental Amalgam (Silver Filling)?

On 03/30/2007

What is Dental Amalgam (Silver Fillings)?   Most people recognize dental amalgams as silver fillings. Dental amalgam isRead more

Check Menstrual Calendar for Tooth Extraction

On 03/30/2007

Dry socket, the most common postoperative complication from tooth extractions, delays the normal healing process and resultsRead more

How to Keep Your Teeth for a Lifetime

On 09/01/2014

Tooth loss is simply the result of an oral disease – not the aging process.Read more

Why is Oral Health Important for Men?

On 10/01/2014

Men are less likely than women to take care of their physical health, and many times their oral health.Read more

Why Do People Get Braces?

On 08/01/2014

If left untreated, orthodontic problems can result in tooth decay, gum disease, headaches and earaches, as well as speaking,Read more

What Are Veneers?

On 12/01/2014

Veneers are an excellent alternative to crowns in many situations.Read more

Is My Child at Risk for Early Childhood Tooth Decay?

On 03/29/2007

Is My Child at Risk for Early Childhood Tooth Decay?   The average healthy adult visits the dentist twice a year. The avRead more

The Fountain of Dental Youth

On 12/01/2014

The reason cosmetic dentistry is experiencing a boom is that baby boomers want to preserve their youthful appearance.Read more

Do You Have Traveler's Breath?

On 11/01/2014

Bad breath while traveling happens when the salivary glands slow down the production of saliva, which allows bacteria to growRead more

What is a Composite Resin (White Filling)?

On 03/30/2007

What is a Composite Resin (White Filling)?   A composite filling is a tooth-colored plastic and glass mixture used to reRead more

What is Baby Bottle Tooth Decay?

On 03/29/2007

What is Baby Bottle Tooth Decay?   Baby bottle tooth decay is caused by the frequent and long-term exposure of a child'sRead more

Orthodontics Align Crooked Teeth and Boost Self- esteem

On 08/01/2014

Alternative orthodontic treatments have long been available but may not always be as comprehensive as orthodontics.Read more

Tongue Scrapers Only Slightly Reduce Bad Breath

On 08/01/2014

A common reason for bad breath is post-nasal drip, which coats the back area of the tongue with bacteria-rich mucous.Read more

The Fountain of Dental Youth

On 12/01/2014

The reason cosmetic dentistry is experiencing a boom is that baby boomers want to preserve their youthful appearance.Read more

Does a Smaller Waist Mean Smelly Breath?

On 11/01/2014

Chemicals called ketones are the primary source of bad breath in those dieting.Read more

On 09/01/2014

Though breast milk and most ready-to-feed formulas contain infant-safe fluoride levels, parents must be careful with concentrRead more

Nursing Home Oral Health Care

On 09/01/2014

Evidence shows that older Americans are at risk for greater oral health problems than other groups because of age and the inaRead more

What is Orofacial Pain?

On 03/30/2007

Orofacial pain includes a number of clinical problems involving the chewing (masticatory) muscles or temporomandibular joint.Read more

Men: Looking for a Better Job? Start by Visiting the Dentist

On 10/01/2014

Long ago, most men worked for one or two employers throughout a lifetime and many did not think about the way their overall aRead more

Pacifiers Have Negative and Positive Effects

On 03/29/2007

Pacifiers Have Negative and Positive Effects   It’s one of the hardest habits to break and can require a great dealRead more

Men: Looking for a Better Job? Start by Visiting the Dentist

On 03/30/2007

Men: Looking for a Better Job? Start by Visiting the Dentist   An online poll of 289 general dentists and consumers confRead more

Neuronal activity sheds light on the origin of consciousness

On 06/13/2018

A new study identifies and measures the neural activity associated with a new conscious experience. It takes researchers a stRead more

Sensor detects whiff of bad breath

On 06/06/2018

Ever wish you could do a quick "breath check" before an important meeting or a big date? Now researchers have developed a senRead more

Obesity in childhood and adulthood shown to increase risk of knee and hip osteoarthritis

On 06/15/2018

A new study suggests that childhood and adult obesity increase the risk of developing hip osteoarthritis (OA) and knee OA butRead more

Normal eye dominance is not necessary for restoring visual acuity in amblyopia

On 06/07/2018

Research published today may lead to changes in how amblyopia is treated, particularly in adults. The research shows that eyeRead more

161 genetic factors for myopia identified

On 06/15/2018

Myopia, also known as short-sightedness or near-sightedness, is the most common disorder affecting the eyesight and it is onRead more

Important step towards a computer model that predicts the outcome of eye diseases

On 06/22/2018

Understanding how the retina transforms images into signals that the brain can interpret would not only result in insights inRead more

Fundamental rule of brain plasticity

On 06/21/2018

A series of complex experiments in the visual cortex of mice has yielded a simple rule about plasticity: When a synapse strenRead more

Researchers map brain of blind patient who can see motion

On 06/12/2018

Since the visual processing centres of her brain went dark after a stroke, a Scottish woman has been unable to see objects. HRead more

Novel system mimics focus activity of the human eye

On 06/12/2018

A new computational system effectively mimics the natural way the human eye corrects focus, specifically while viewing objectRead more

New method can quickly and accurately detect infections

On 06/12/2018

Two chemistry researchers have developed a method that can show quickly and accurately whether a person has been infected witRead more

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