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  1. Reflex Zones Charts and InfoTue, 21 Feb 2017 09:49:02 GMT
    Reflexology is based on the presence of 10 energy zones in the body. These zones were discovered by Dr Fitzgerald in the late 19th century. More...
  2. CDC: Flu shot 48 percent effectiveTue, 21 Feb 2017 05:40:08 GMT
    Good, but not great. That's what the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is saying about this year's flu vaccine and its success in preventing the contagious respiratory illness. More...
  3. Successful Aging: How hospice can help with end of life careTue, 21 Feb 2017 01:30:48 GMT
    Q We had hospice care for my mother in her home the last three months of her life. The care she received was extraordinary and indispensable. More...
  4. US teen undergoes rare heart-lung transplantMon, 20 Feb 2017 21:24:31 GMT
    "I want to do more stuff," says Spencer Kolman. His voice is a whisper, a painful-to-hear rasp as it comes across the telephone line. More...
  5. New York attorney general bids to become Trump's No. 1 enemyMon, 20 Feb 2017 17:13:09 GMT
    New York's attorney general was a target of Trump's Twitter feed years before the president's assaults on "Little Marco" Rubio or "Lyin' Ted" Cruz. He was once depicted as a deranged Clockwork Orange character on the cover of a newspaper owned by Trump's son-in-law. More...
  6. House GOP hails health plan that Democrats call inadequateMon, 20 Feb 2017 12:47:30 GMT
    Top House Republicans say their outline for replacing President Barack Obama's health care law is a pathway to greater flexibility and lower costs for consumers. Democrats see a road to ruin for millions who'd face lost coverage and higher medical expenses, particularly the poor. More...
  7. Mumps case confirmed in northern IdahoMon, 20 Feb 2017 08:34:04 GMT
    Health officials in northern Idaho have confirmed one case of mumps, and school districts in the area are preparing for a possible outbreak of the disease. The Coeur d'Alene Press reported Saturday that the Panhandle Health District says a person over 50 in Kootenai County has contracted the mumps but is no longer contagious. More...
  8. 'Full Measure': Vaccine policy newMon, 20 Feb 2017 04:28:28 GMT
    President Donald Trump breathed new life into an old controversy when he recently suggested he might form an independent scientific commission to investigate vaccine safety . He discussed that possibility with Robert F. Kennedy Jr. Kennedy was in Washington, D.C. this week pressing forward with his own vaccine safety efforts and was joined by other advocates, including Academy Award-winner Robert De Niro. More...
Back Pain News
  1. Living Longer and DyingThu, 16 Feb 2017 07:47:59 -0600
    Despite the quest to live longer, there hasn't been any real change in longevity. Sure, we can name someone who has lived to be a ripe old age, but, for the most part, life is over in the blink of an eye. This article questions the desire to live longer and suggests it may be because we fear death and dying. More...
  2. Health Span VS Life SpanThu, 16 Feb 2017 07:37:03 -0600
    The there is a lot of interest in extending the life span of humans with pharmaceutical companies in a race to produce drugs which will have us living to well over 100 years on average. Yet in spite of all the hype we are not any closer in part because of the incredible complexity of the task. In fact after several generations of increasing life span, we are now faced with the current young generation having shorter lives due largely to diet. In the past extending human life was relatively easy, clean water, clean food and clean safe shelter. Even though this hasn't been achieved worldwide, at least in the developed world we have been able to ensure these life basics and therefore life has extended dramatically in a relatively shorty time. More...
  3. Health Celebrates Life - Gaining An Edge On AgeMon, 13 Feb 2017 09:07:19 -0600
    Do Our Bodies Wear Out, Or Are Our Genes Preset To Self-Destruct? What can one do? Eat several boxes of BHT-enhanced cereal a day? Go back to slathering corn with butter? What antioxidants keep a person fresh? How to be as alert and able during the second half of life as during the first. What better way for Health to celebrate its own Longevity than to start you on the Road to Rejuvenation. More...
  4. Best Anti-Aging Treatment Via Injection, See ResultsFri, 27 Jan 2017 09:45:32 -0600
    You might have started to reconsider your stance on anti-aging treatment or you might just want to understand how all those fillers and injections works. Unlike your topical serums and creams, fillers will actually target those signs of aging from deep beneath the skin. Your best anti-aging treatment will also be able to replace your youthfulness that has slipped away, and give your face a new youthful appearance. More...
  5. Achieve a Non-Surgical Face or Brow Lift With Pelleve Radio Frequency Skin Tightening TreatmentsWed, 25 Jan 2017 13:06:52 -0600
    We all want our skin's appearance to look younger, to tighten up sagging areas and rid ourselves of wrinkles. Pelleve radio frequency skin tightening can tighten up the facial area; including the jowls, neck and under eye area, leaving a new, rejuvenated you. More...
  6. Dermal Fillers To Rectify Deep Dark Hollows Under The EyesThu, 19 Jan 2017 08:07:24 -0600
    Deep hollows underneath the eyes are so ageing. They are called tear troughs and they can now be corrected with sophisticated dermal fillers, which also helps to correct under eye dark shadowing. More...
Back Pain News
  1. Living Longer and DyingThu, 16 Feb 2017 07:47:59 -0600
    Despite the quest to live longer, there hasn't been any real change in longevity. Sure, we can name someone who has lived to be a ripe old age, but, for the most part, life is over in the blink of an eye. This article questions the desire to live longer and suggests it may be because we fear death and dying. More...
  2. Health Span VS Life SpanThu, 16 Feb 2017 07:37:03 -0600
    The there is a lot of interest in extending the life span of humans with pharmaceutical companies in a race to produce drugs which will have us living to well over 100 years on average. Yet in spite of all the hype we are not any closer in part because of the incredible complexity of the task. In fact after several generations of increasing life span, we are now faced with the current young generation having shorter lives due largely to diet. In the past extending human life was relatively easy, clean water, clean food and clean safe shelter. Even though this hasn't been achieved worldwide, at least in the developed world we have been able to ensure these life basics and therefore life has extended dramatically in a relatively shorty time. More...
  3. Health Celebrates Life - Gaining An Edge On AgeMon, 13 Feb 2017 09:07:19 -0600
    Do Our Bodies Wear Out, Or Are Our Genes Preset To Self-Destruct? What can one do? Eat several boxes of BHT-enhanced cereal a day? Go back to slathering corn with butter? What antioxidants keep a person fresh? How to be as alert and able during the second half of life as during the first. What better way for Health to celebrate its own Longevity than to start you on the Road to Rejuvenation. More...
  4. Best Anti-Aging Treatment Via Injection, See ResultsFri, 27 Jan 2017 09:45:32 -0600
    You might have started to reconsider your stance on anti-aging treatment or you might just want to understand how all those fillers and injections works. Unlike your topical serums and creams, fillers will actually target those signs of aging from deep beneath the skin. Your best anti-aging treatment will also be able to replace your youthfulness that has slipped away, and give your face a new youthful appearance. More...
  5. Achieve a Non-Surgical Face or Brow Lift With Pelleve Radio Frequency Skin Tightening TreatmentsWed, 25 Jan 2017 13:06:52 -0600
    We all want our skin's appearance to look younger, to tighten up sagging areas and rid ourselves of wrinkles. Pelleve radio frequency skin tightening can tighten up the facial area; including the jowls, neck and under eye area, leaving a new, rejuvenated you. More...
  6. Dermal Fillers To Rectify Deep Dark Hollows Under The EyesThu, 19 Jan 2017 08:07:24 -0600
    Deep hollows underneath the eyes are so ageing. They are called tear troughs and they can now be corrected with sophisticated dermal fillers, which also helps to correct under eye dark shadowing. More...
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Health News
  1. Mosquito saliva vaccine? NIH tests new way to fight illnessTue, 21 Feb 2017 20:04:00 GMT
    Wanted: 60 people willing to be bitten by mosquitoes to test a new kind of vaccine one that acts against the bugs' saliva. More...
  2. Man becomes quadriplegic after swallowing chicken boneTue, 21 Feb 2017 19:48:00 GMT
    While it certainly sounds painful, you wouldnt think accidentally swallowing a chicken bone could so dramatically change your life. More...
  3. Exactly how much coffee is too much coffeeTue, 21 Feb 2017 19:45:00 GMT
    Can you drink too much coffee? More...
  4. 'Vagina lipstick glue' is even more terrible than it soundsTue, 21 Feb 2017 19:24:00 GMT
    Ladies, have you ever looked at the products on offer in the feminine hygiene aisle and thought There must be a better way? More...
  5. Fructose tied to advanced liver disease in children and teensTue, 21 Feb 2017 18:16:11 GMT
    Obese youth who have some buildup of fats in their livers and a diet high in fructose may be more likely to develop serious chronic liver damage common in adult alcoholics, a recent study suggests. More...
  6. Mom will give birth to terminally ill daughter to donate her organsTue, 21 Feb 2017 17:47:00 GMT
    An Oklahoma mom has decided to give birth to her terminally ill daughter so that she can donate the newborns organs. More...
  7. Could this antioxidant offer a possible cure for aging?Tue, 21 Feb 2017 17:23:00 GMT
    Pricey anti-aging creams and bizarre hazelnut antidotes, be gone! More...
CNN Health
  1. US teen undergoes rare heart-lung transplant Mon, 20 Feb 2017 19:48:58 GMT
    "I want to do more stuff," says Spencer Kolman. His voice is a whisper, a painful-to-hear rasp as it comes across the telephone line. More...
  2. Teen: 'I want to do more stuff'Mon, 20 Feb 2017 15:22:32 GMT
    Spencer Kolman, 15, is the only US patient to undergo a heart/lung transplant in 2016. More...
  3. Awaiting transplant, mom lives 6 days without lungsTue, 31 Jan 2017 21:59:47 GMT
    Given the choice between his wife possibly dying in her bed or on an operating table, Chris Benoit chose an experimental, first-of-its-kind surgical procedure. The surgeons would remove not just one but both of Melissa Benoit's lungs. More...
  4. Double arm transplant will allow veteran 'to pursue my dreams'Wed, 05 Oct 2016 23:44:58 GMT
    When quadruple amputee and retired Marine Sgt. John Peck looks down at his new arms, he said, he's overcome with gratitude -- and vows that he will not take them for granted. More...
  5. Firefighter describes life after historic face transplant: 'I have hope now'Wed, 24 Aug 2016 19:45:20 GMT
    Patrick Hardison can now drive his children to school in the morning. He can swim in a pool, run his fingers through his hair and blink his eyes. More...
  6. Sitcoms that influenced us and our parenting Tue, 21 Feb 2017 09:00:00 GMT
    Ask anyone who grew up in the 1970s, '80s and '90s about their favorite sitcoms and they probably won't miss a beat, answering quickly and with tremendous passion about shows that influenced them in countless ways. More...
Pain Management News
  1. Several Advantages of Using an Inversion TableMon, 13 Feb 2017 10:33:37 -0600
    The inversion therapy dates back to 400BC when Hippocrates was there. He was known as the father o medicine. He used to hang the patients upside down who suffered from back pain. More...
  2. What to Do When Muscles HurtTue, 07 Feb 2017 08:56:01 -0600
    When it comes to pain we can barely handle it. Not just any pain but specifically muscle pain. Because our bodies are made up mainly of muscle we tend to search for the quickest way to relieve the sore area. Here is how to solve the problem. More...
  3. 5 Common Sports Injuries: Their Prevention and TreatmentThu, 19 Jan 2017 08:12:47 -0600
    Sports injuries could be complicated at times. In such cases, patients need to follow the instructions given by doctors. The most common types of hurts could be easily prevented if one is careful and take the necessary precautions. More...
  4. 6 Home Tips to Manage Hand and Leg PainWed, 18 Jan 2017 09:18:53 -0600
    Over exertion, age and our sedentary lifestyles are the main causes of leg and hand pain and it affects all age groups. At home, this pain can be easily conquered with small changes like applying a cold compress, making an Epsom salt soak and gentle massage on the affected area can help relieve the pain. Also drinking 8-10 glasses of water, taking time to do simple exercises and investing in hand and leg support products can not only prevent and relieve pain in the long run, but also ensure that you do stay far away from the hospital and pain medication! More...
  5. Post-Traumatic Fibromyalgia From Car AccidentsFri, 13 Jan 2017 11:44:44 -0600
    Post-Traumatic Fibromyalgia can be caused from car accidents and other traumatic events. MidCity Injury Clinic chiropractors in Columbus, Ohio explain that "Fibromyalgia is a common condition causing painful muscles. The pain is severe and involves many muscles as well as tendons, ligaments, and other soft tissue areas. Distinct areas of tenderness in specific locations called 'tender points' are characteristic findings especially after a car accident." More...
  6. When Patients Should Visit a NeurologistThu, 12 Jan 2017 07:39:19 -0600
    Neurologists specialize in conditions affecting the brain, spine, and nervous system, including diagnosing and treating sleep disorders and pain management. Treatment from one of these specialists can improve a patient's quality of life. More...