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Clark County Health DepartmentRegular physical activity can help reduce your risk for or the severity of nerve damage and pain from diabetic neuropathy, but you may need to modify some parts of your exercise program so that other problems don’t develop. First, talk with your...
Contributing WriterWith the holidays coming up, I thought of the benefits of owning a dog. I searched the Web and selected an article from www.webMD.com titled “5 Ways Pets Can Improve Your Health,” by Jeanie Lerche Davis. The article starts with the statement:...
September is Healthy Aging Month, an annual observance month designed to focus national attention on the positive aspects of growing older. Healthy aging is a hot topic for baby boomers everywhere. Whether you’re concerned about weight gain, sex...
COPD, or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, is a lung disease that makes breathing a difficult task. COPD is caused by damage to the lungs over many years from smoking. COPD is a mixture of two diseases: chronic bronchitis and emphysema. Chronic...
My mother and I¿learned a valuable lesson last Friday: Reading about medical conditions on WebMD is not quite the same as nine years of medical school and residency. Actually, it was my mom’s doctor who told us that. I believe his exact words were,...
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The Winchester SunI knew my anxiety was out of control when I started getting stressed out over the eye doctor. Normal people fear the dentist, and a dentist’s ability to inflict pain, and I¿know plenty of people who are afraid to go to medical doctors. But...
Most men do not pay attention to their health as women do. In comparison to women, men are more likely to smoke and drink, make unhealthy or risky choices and put off regular check-ups with their physician. The good news is that it is never too late to...
Americans were at once thrilled and horrified with the news this week out of Cleveland. Three long-missing women ... found alive after all these years. With details still trickling out, we've only scratched the surface of the nightmare lived by Amanda...
Of the countless painful decisions surrounding a loved one's end-of-life care, among the trickiest is how to provide physical comfort in a way that also provides a dignified ending. "For end of life, the opioids are very important for pain management,...
HealthThere are all sorts of stories lurking in the piles of data compiled by government and scientific researchers, but you don't need to be Sherlock Holmes to see some major implications in the birth data reported recently in the journal Pediatrics. According...
Barbara Walters has chicken pox. Not shingles, which comes from the same virus and is something one might more likely expect in a woman who's 83 years old. No, Babs has good old-fashioned chicken pox. "She'd never had it as a child," Whoopi...
It's a new year and once again some of you have made the ubiquitious goal to get in shape and lose weight. Most of you will fail. By the end of the month the crowds at the gym will thin out and all that will be left are the die- hard exercisers. But...
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