April 23rd, 2015 | Tags: ,

Fibromyalgia is complex illness that needs a combination of treatments to control it. When people find out I have Fibromyalgia the first question I’m asked is if I’ve tried Lyrica. You can’t turn on the television anymore without seeing a commercial about Lyrica, so when people hear Fibromyalgia they remember the commercials. Lyrica is a […]

April 23rd, 2015 | Tags: , , , ,
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TUESDAY, April 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Yet another study finds no evidence that the measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine raises the risk of autism — even among children who are at increased genetic risk. Experts said the findings, reported in the April 21 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association, should be reassuring to […]

April 23rd, 2015 | Tags: , , ,
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(HealthDay News) — When you set a weight loss goal, remember to revisit that goal periodically and assess how you’re doing. The goal may need to change. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggests: Take a look at your goals and evaluate how you are progressing toward them. If you’re having trouble meeting […]

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Winchester syndrome is an inherited, extremely rare connective tissue disorder. This syndrome causes the abnormal destruction of bone by the body. Bone destruction can occur in the ankles, wrists, elbows, eyes and teeth. Joint abnormalities can occur everywhere and the bones in the hands and feet may totally disappear. It is characterized by short stature […]

April 22nd, 2015 | Tags: , , ,
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(HealthDay News) — The rules of the dinner table are changing, including the standard “clean plate rule.” A positive, happy family dinner table should encourage kids to acknowledge their body’s cues, including hunger and fullness. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics suggests: Offer a variety of nutritious foods and let the child decide what to […]

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VATER Syndrome is characterized by sporadic and specific birth defects. Dr. David W. Smith and Dr. Linda Quan first coined the term VATER Syndrome in 1972. VATER is not the name of a disease or diagnosis, but it is an acronym that is used to describe the areas that are affected by the syndrome. VATER […]

April 21st, 2015 | Tags: , , , , , , ,
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University at Buffalo researchers analyzed data from more than 31,000 American teens, aged 14 to 18, who took part in surveys in 2009 and 2011. Among healthy-weight boys, 3.5 percent of those with no history of sexual assault attempted suicide within the past year, compared with more than 33 percent of those who had been […]

April 20th, 2015 | Tags: , , ,

Parenting is a hard role to take on and becoming pregnant is life-changing.  There are so many things to do and so many decisions to make.  Every parent wishes and prays for a healthy baby, but if there’s a possibility that this wish will be unfulfilled and those prayers go unanswered? What would you do […]

April 20th, 2015 | Tags: , , , ,
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THURSDAY, April 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) — A measles outbreak that began last December at two Disney parks in California will officially be over if no new cases are reported by Friday, state health officials said. According to the California Department of Public Health, a total of 134 people in California have been diagnosed with […]

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