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Honoring World Tuberculosis Day

Each day, over 4,000 people lose their lives to Tuberculosis (TB )and close to 30,000 people fall ill with this preventable and curable disease. We aim to raise public awareness about the devastating health, social and economic consequences of Tuberculosis, and to step up efforts to end the global TB epidemic.

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President Trump Expands Telehealth Benefits To Fight Coronavirus

President Trump has expanded telehealth benefits to physician’s offices, hospitals, nursing homes, rural health clinics – and ino patient’s homes. As promised, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), has expanded its Medicare telehealth coverage during this coronavirus crisis. This expansion enables more patients to get virtual care services from their doctors without having to…

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Coronavirus Survival Can Last For Up To Three Days On Surfaces

Coronavirus survival can last for up to three days on some surfaces according to testing conducted by National Institutes of Health (NIH). It can survive in the air for several hours and on some surfaces, such as metal and plastic, for up to three days. Coronavirus Survival: Preliminary Findings These results suggest that coronavirus can…

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Coronavirus, How To Tell You Have It And It’s Not The Flu?

Coronavirus, as you well know by now is a very serious illness. Do you know its symptoms? Could you tell the difference between it and the flu — or just a bad cold? Well, if you’re not sure, now would be a good time to find out.   Coronavirus, (COVID-19) in most cases, starts with…

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Animal Model Mimics Early Stage Alzheimer’s in Humans, Path To A Cure?

An animal model using adult rhesus monkeys mimics some of the earliest abnormalities of Alzheimer’s disease. This could give us a better understanding of how the disease begins in humans and pave the path to a cure of this devastating disease.   Developed by scientists at the California National Primate Research Center of the University…

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Coronavirus Protection: Wash Your Hands Frequently

Coronavirus prevention is the number #1 topic in the world wide news media. Updates regarding this lethal virus come to us several times a day from all of the other world. At this time, thousands have the virus and over two thousand people have died.   Currently, there is no vaccine to fight the coronavirus,…

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Flashing Lights, Sounds Found To Reduce Amyloid Plaques In Alzheimer’s

Flashing lights and sounds were found by MIT scientists to reduce amyloid plaques in mice suffering from Alzheimer’s disease.   This finding is notable as Alzheimer’s, at this time, has no cure. Only a few therapies that try to slow the progression are available.   By exposing mice to a unique combination of light and…

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Metabolic Syndrome A Serious Problem Few People Know About

Metabolic syndrome is a serious health condition that few people are aware of. The syndrome consists of a cluster of illnesses that includes obesity, high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, and abnormal cholesterol. Triggers that cause metabolic syndrome are poor diet leading to obesity, especially in the abdomen area. In turn, the abdominal fat secretes…

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Glaucoma In Senior Citizens Can Cause Blindness If Untreated

Glaucoma in senior citizens can lead to blindness, if left untreated, according to several research studies.    Glaucoma is a devastating disease that develops slowly. Without warning, it materializes and can lead to irreversible blindness if not treated immediately upon diagnosis. This disease happens when fluid builds up in the front part of the eye,…

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It’s Thyroid Awareness Month !

The thyroid is a small, butterfly-shaped gland located at the base of the neck. Although relatively small, the thyroid plays a huge role in the body, influencing the function of many important organs, including the heart, brain, liver, kidneys, and skin. Talk with your healthcare provider about whether your thyroid is healthy and functioning properly.

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