Category Archive: Health

Apr 19

Shoulder Pain & Rotator Cuff Injuries

We see many patients who suffer with shoulder pain.  Sometimes it’s minor discomfort and other times it is debilitating pain deep within the shoulder, preventing the patient from moving their arm. Whether your shoulder pain is mild, moderate or severe it may be related to an impingement of the rotator cuff. “Rotator cuff” is the …

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Apr 19

NIH Study Shows Exercise May Lower Risk Of High Blood Pressure In African Americans

Nationwide (BlackNews.com) — Researchers who study cardiovascular health have long known that exercise is one way to keep high blood pressure at bay. But studies confirming this protective effect have mainly focused on white patients, leaving it unclear whether African Americans, the most vulnerable of all populations, have stood to gain in similar ways. In …

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Apr 12

Device Makes Electric Fields to Fight Cancer

It sounds like science fiction, but a cap-like device that makes electric fields to fight cancer improved survival for the first time in more than a decade for people with deadly brain tumors, final results of a large study suggest. Many doctors are skeptical of the therapy, called tumor treating fields, and it’s not a …

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Apr 12

CDC Warns That Mosquitos Carrying Zika Virus Will be Biting Again This Year

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The Centers for Disease Control released new information Tuesday showing the impact of the Zika virus last year — offering advice on what to do before the insects start biting this year. The new report summarizes the number of Zika related infections last year in all U.S. states and territories with …

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Mar 29

Some Conservative Christian Moms Want Their Autistic Children on Marijuana

By: Lorie Johnson SOURCE: CBN News Many Christian conservatives are pushing to get their autistic children on marijuana. Parents with children with autism know the heartache that often accompanies the disorder. It can be particularly stressful when an autistic child exhibits violent outbursts that put everyone in danger, including the child. With nothing to lose, …

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Mar 29

New Type of Blood Test Can Detects Cancer and Pinpoints its Location Before Symptoms Appear

By: Sarah Knapton, science editor 24 MARCH 2017 • 12:57PM A blood test which not only detects cancer but identifies where it is in the body, has been developed by scientists. The breakthrough could allow doctors to diagnose specific cancers much earlier, even before signs such as a lump, begin to show. It is simple …

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Mar 28

REPUBLICANS HIT MAJOR ROADBLOCK TO ‘TRUMPCARE’ AFTER BAD CBO NUMBERS

  By: Lauren Victoria Burke (NNPA Newswire Contributor) Less than a day after the Congressional Budget Office released an analysis of the “American Health Care Act of 2017,” three House Republicans, Representatives Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Fla.) Leonard Lance (R-N.J.), and Rob Wittman (R-Va.) said that they would vote against the new GOP health bill. The recent …

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