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Five Most Commonly Asked Questions About Hip Replacement

03/07/2013 09:18:54 AM

What is a hip replacement surgery?Hip replacement surgery is the removal of a damaged hip joint and putting in a new one called prosthesis. It may be done under a general anesthesia or an epidural one. The operation will usually last for about an hour or two, during which the surgeon may make a six-..

Exercises Following a Hip Replacement

03/01/2013 15:00:38 PM

Hip replacement surgery is a procedure involving the reconstruction of the hips, one of the major bone structures in the body. This means you'll need a lot of rest and time for recovery. But in order to fully get back on your feet, you'll also need a strenuous exercise routine as prescribed by your ..

Fast Facts About Rheumatoid Arthritis

02/28/2013 17:26:30 PM

Rheumatoid arthritis is a long-term disease that often occurs in middle age, medical expert say. Although it may happen at any age, it is more common in women between 30 to 60 years old.Oftentimes characterized by the inflammation of joints and its surrounding tissues, it affects joints on both side..

What are Cancer Risk Factors

02/21/2013 11:02:31 AM

According to the National Cancer Institute (NCI), the incidence and types of cancer are influenced by many factors such as age, sex, race, local environment, diet, and genetics. Some risk factors may be prevented while some may not. Also, cancer may develop due to a defective hip implant device, say..

Six Common Questions You Want to Know About Osteoarthritis

02/04/2013 15:55:26 PM

Osteoarthritis, a word we have probably heard before. We may have a member of the family or a friend that have succumbed into the disease, and witnessed their fight against it. But what do we really know about it? Truly, it is different when you are the one distressed by it than being just a mere on..

Asthma and Preservatives

01/24/2013 13:07:54 PM

Food Preservatives can Cause AsthmaSulphite preservatives are some of the worst additives that cause asthma. 'But I don't use sulphites or even know what they are!', I hear you say.Well you don't have to know what they are but I bet you are probably eating them.Sulphur dioxide - Preservatives 220-22..

influenza activity continues to increase in the United States.

01/17/2013 17:24:27 PM

The CDC says that most of the country is now experiencing high levels of influenza-like-illness (ILI).   CDC continues to recommend influenza vaccination for people who have not yet been vaccinated this season and antiviral treatment as early as possible for people who get sick and are at high ..

simple steps to ensure a healthier human heart

01/15/2013 08:32:09 AM

People have a nasty habit of blaming any ailments and diseases on stress or a ethereal entity, when it fact it is the result of consistently neglecting their health and not taking the time and effort to ensure their body is taken care of and protected. And what most people don't seem to realize ..

Breast cancer lumps - I Found a Lump in My Breast - Now What?

01/09/2013 18:54:16 PM

If you've felt a breast lump while doing your monthly self-breast exam, what's the next best thing to do?Discovering a breast lump is alarming. You'll, of course, be thinking of breast cancer. According to Mayo clinic 4 breast lumps out of 5 biopsied were benign. It is best to be evaluated by a brea..

STD Dating

01/08/2013 00:37:25 AM

Catching a sexually transmitted disease can be a tough battle to go through. You may feel as though the world has just come to an end knowing there is a disease living in your body. Sexually transmitted diseases can be a life-long battle because there is no cure. Knowing you have such a conditoin ca..

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