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Health-e Update

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Posted on : June 3, 2010

Pulmonary Embolism

You must have heard about people having a heart attack, where there is a blood clot blocking the blood supply to the heart. Similar to a heart attack, pulmonary embolism is a lung attack, where a ...
Quit Smoking Today!
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Posted on : June 3, 2010

Quit Smoking Today!

Smoking kills more than 440,000 people a year, making it more lethal than AIDS, automobile accidents, homicides, suicides, drug overdoses and fires combined.  Think twice before you smoke that ...
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Posted on : June 2, 2010

Surfing Injuries

Surfing Injuries Although surfing is thought to be a relatively risk free sport, with an incidence between 3 – 4 injuries per 1000 days of surfing, we think it’s wise that you know what to ...
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Posted on : June 2, 2010

Sore throat

Sore Throat We might just call the sore throat a common sore, since it is as common as the common cold. It could happen to anyone, anywhere and anytime. It can be an early sign of many diseases, ...
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Posted on : November 11, 2009

Athlete’s Foot

Don’t be fooled if you ever get this diagnosis.  It doesn’t mean you’re eligible to compete for a gold medal.  Here’s the real truth about athlete’s foot. The ...
What is swine flu?
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Posted on : August 13, 2009

What is swine flu?

Swine flu is a highly contagious acute respiratory disease of pigs caused by influenza A virus.  It causes high levels of illness and low death rates in pigs. Swine influenza viruses may ...
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Posted on : July 16, 2009

Snoring and Sleep Apnea

More than 30% of adults snore, at least a few nights each week.  Imagine how many people’s sleep are disrupted from one person’s loud snore and what is more a concern is when snoring ...
Digital Imaging X Ray
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Posted on : July 16, 2009

Digital Imaging X-ray

The discovery of x-ray by Wilhem Roentgen in the late 1800s is one of the greatest contribution in medicine. From an X-ray we can know problems happening inside the human’s body. Further ...
Blocking The Sun
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Posted on : July 15, 2009

Blocking the Sun

Ultraviolet rays in sun light can cause serious and often irreversible harm to the body. This can range from eye damage to the more extreme, skin cancer. Prevention must start from early age. For ...
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Posted on : July 15, 2009

Motion Sickness

Why are people more likely to get car sick in the back seat than in the front? Why are drivers less likely to get car sick than front seat passengers? Why do some people get sick in the car only ...
Traveling With Babies
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Posted on : June 30, 2009

Traveling with babies

Traveling with babies can be a surprisingly delightful experience, as long as our fulfillment of their basic needs is kept pretty much on schedule… their schedule. Babies aren’t as fragile ...
Pre Travel Vaccination For Adult Travelers To Bali
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Posted on : June 30, 2009

Pre-Travel Vaccination for ...

Pre-Travel Vaccination for Adult Travelers to Bali When and which vaccination to get before traveling to Bali. It is strongly recommended that you consult your doctor for traveling advice and ...
Dehydration
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Posted on : June 30, 2009

Dehydration

Dehydration due to a combination of heat and gastrointestinal problems is common among travelers. Make sure that there is adequate fluid intake, including some “sports drinks”. Babies and ...
Accident
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Posted on : June 30, 2009

Accident

Accidental death is still the largest cause of demise in travelers worldwide. Wear your seatbelt, helmet, and protective clothing because you need to, not because the law (or lack of it) says you ...
Flu, Cold, And Allergy
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Posted on : May 28, 2009

FLU, COLD, and ALLERGY

Know more about FLU, COLD, and ALLERGY The symptoms are similar, but one is more serious than the other, know which one. Know what to do from our symptom check list. What are the Differences? ...