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Tips on what to do with a burn injury

Burn is a type of injury to skin, or other tissues, caused by heat, cold,  electricity, chemicals, friction, or radiation. [wikipedia: Burn] Burns can be devastating and very traumatic. It can trigger a severe...

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FACTS ABOUT DIABETES FOOT CARE

There are so many things to know about taking care of yourself (if you are diabetic) or a loved one that is diabetic. The foot care is so important so as to avoid complications...

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JAUNDICE IN THE NEWBORN

The word “jaundice” refers to yellowish discoloration of the sclera and/or the skin. A baby’s body attempts to break down extra blood cells after birth. During this process, red blood cells are broken down...

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BENIGN PROSTATIC HYPERPLASIA – BPH

BPH means benign prostatic hypertrophy or hyperplasia.   After age 40, the prostate becomes larger than usual as the cells increase. However, only one in 10 males experience symptoms after 50 years. Symptoms that...

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HOW DOES MY BABY GAIN WEIGHT?

Some mums usually express concerns that their baby may be losing weight after birth. Here is to show you a brief overview of the trend of how a baby gains weight or loses it...

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LOW BACK PAIN

Low back pain is quite common. Many people suffer from it, hoping to get a permanent solution when it lingers. It can be quite discomforting. It is common in people whose occupations make them...

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URETHRAL DISCHARGE IN MEN

Urethral (penile) discharge in men is a sexually transmitted infection. Important causes are gonorrhea and chlamydia. Our emphasis in this post would be on gonorrhea. Gonorrhea is caused by Neisseria gonorrheae. Symptoms occur within...