Hundreds of diseases and disorders go undiagnosed or misdiagnosed every year, which can have devastating results. That's why it's increasingly important that we raise awareness about medical misdiagnosis as well as encourage everyone to be more conscious of the issues their bodies are experiencing. Although there are many common medical conditions that go...
Healthcare is Changing
The focus of healthcare in America is under fire now more than ever; companies are criticized for prioritizing profit over wellness, and the entry cost for reasonable care keeps many people underinsured or uninsured. Those who have coverage might be reluctant to see a doctor because they're worried about having to pay a...
Exercise Can Help Recovery
If you are recovering from an illness, the recovery process can feel like an arduous one. In some cases, someone who is suffering from or recovering from a physical illness will experience depression, which can make the process more draining. As you make progress in your recovery, exercise often can lift your mood...
Ovarian cancer is often difficult to diagnose in the early stages since it mimics other conditions, including stress. In addition, women often deal with abdominal pain and may miss the symptoms. The diagnosis often is not discovered until cancer has advanced, making the diagnosis more frightening and the treatment more invasive. What Can You...
Play Sports
Playing sports is an excellent way of keeping fit and enjoying some healthy competition. However, you've probably heard about people who have hurt themselves while taking part in their sport or experienced related problems off the court or field. Keep reading for some ways that you can better protect your body when you're playing sports.
Diabetes may seem like a common occurrence, but that doesn't mean this condition isn't serious. The CDC reports as of 2017 that 9.7% of US citizens have diabetes. Fortunately, the number of new cases is going down as people are becoming aware of the dangers and causes of diabetes. If you’re not familiar with the way that...
Doctors Patients
Illnesses happen to everyone—often when we least expect it. Even for healthy individuals, regular checkups with physicians are recommended. However, patients often feel as though their concerns are ignored by doctors. Too often, people find themselves wondering why their doctors don't listen to them. Here are some possible reasons. They...
Seniors Hearing Loss
Hearing loss is a natural part of aging, and everyone experiences a partial loss of hearing to some degree or another as they enter their golden years. A decreased ability to hear clearly does not necessarily mean that there is any cause for concern. Usually, the most pressing concern is the loss in...
Inflammation
What is Inflammation? Inflammation is when the body attempts to protect or heal itself. It is the body's defense mechanism in which the body's immune system recognizes "strange organisms" (harmful stimuli, pathogens, and weak or damaged cells). It begins to respond to remove them. Inflammation can either be acute...
Serious Injuries
Sometimes, you get hurt, and the injury is relatively small; you're sore for a few days, but then you are back up and running and resuming your normal life. Sometimes, you aren't that lucky. Serious injuries can have a major impact on your life, including your ability to live in comfort, to function...

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