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The Dangerous Tick-Borne Illness You Need To Know About

Rocky Mountain spotted fever isn’t unknown, but with relatively few cases in the United States diagnosed each year, it flies under the radar when compared to other tick-borne illness such as Lyme disease. However, Rocky Mountain spotted fever can have far more immediate and deadly consequences, including brain damage and death, and the incidence is on the rise. According to ...

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The Dangerous Tick-Borne Illness You Need To Know About

Rocky Mountain spotted fever isn’t unknown, but with relatively few cases in the United States diagnosed each year, it flies under the radar when compared to other tick-borne illness such as Lyme disease. However, Rocky Mountain spotted fever can have far more immediate and deadly consequences, including brain damage and death, and the incidence is on the rise. According to ...

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Warning About Faulty Lead Testing In Children And Mothers Since 2014

Faulty lead testing means that thousands of children may need to be re-tested for lead poisoning, after a report found that standard tests may be inaccurate. On Wednesday, the FDA warned that some blood tests used to check for lead poisoning in both women and children since 2014 may have incorrectly indicated that children were safe from lead exposure. The ...

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PPD Awareness Month: Mom Gets Real About Postpartum Depression, Shows How Life’s Not Always ‘Facebook Ready’

May has been declared as the Postpartum Depression Awareness Month and this mommy is telling the world how it really is. According to Romper, mom Kathy DiVincenzo has the perfect story to tell. DiVincenzo took the time to create a photo series that shows how postpartum depression affected her. The photo shows a ragged DiVincenzo together with her daughter and ...

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Sherri Kent: Calgary Mom Shares Photo Of Son Dying Of Fentanyl Overdose To Warn Others About Opioid Abuse

Calgary woman Sherri Kent is still grieving after losing her son Michael to what may have been a Fentanyl overdose. But with a photo of her lying next to her dying son on a hospital bed having recently gone viral, she hopes the photo and its accompanying message will raise awareness of the dangers of opioid abuse. According to a ...

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World Autism Awareness Day: The Truth About Autism Awareness [Opinion]

Buildings and landmarks around the world will “light it up blue” tomorrow, in recognition of World Autism Awareness Day. Tweets will be tweeted, Facebookers will Facebook, millions will wear blue and feel they have done their part in the autism awareness revolution. While all of this goes on, parents and loved ones that support a child with autism will feel ...

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Viagra Vs. Sildenafil: The Truth About Generic Viagra, And How To Buy It Legally

Introduced in 1998, the erectile dysfunction medication known as Viagra immediately became one of the most popular drugs in history — and also one of the most widely faked, with sales of counterfeit Viagra reportedly raking in a stunning $ 75 billion per year. The popularity of cheaper, often fake, versions of Viagra is understandable. The “little blue pill” comes ...

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Artificial Sweetener In Pool Water Speaks Volumes About Swimmers’ Peeing Habits

Some people pee in public pools. That’s no news flash, but recently scientists figured out a way to utilize the artificial sweetener acesulfame potassium (ACE) as an indicator of just how much people actually pee in public pools. The research wasn’t just based on curiosity, when urine is in pool water compounds are formed that can be harmful to human ...

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What Do You Know About POTS? It’s Not All In Your Head.

It’s likely that many have not heard of POTS syndrome, but if you are living with it, you know the realities of the condition all too well. Many people are still seeking answers and have not yet been diagnosed, but POTS is gaining recognition, and as more physicians understand the etiology of the disease and its symptoms, more people are ...

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Details About MMR, MMRV Vaccine Information Changes And CDC’s Public Comment Request

Before an immunization, patients or their guardians are given Vaccine Information Statements. They detail which diseases the vaccine will cover and the risks to people from contracting those diseases. The Vaccine Information Statements also provide a list of potential side effects, because it’s necessary for people to be made aware of what could happen from a vaccination. These Vaccine Information ...

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