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Healthy Family Budget

Sometimes it seems like creating healthy, budget-conscious meals that will please an entire family is a task too daunting for even the most super of supermoms and dads. However, with a little forethought and creativity, you can tweak your grocery list to include tasty, healthy options that will keep your …

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Foods Lower Blood Pressure

High blood pressure (hypertension) is thought to affect around 50 million Americans, of which 15 million are undiagnosed. If your blood pressure is greater than 140/90 then you are one of the 50 million; perhaps even more worryingly is the rising incidence of hypertension in adolescents and children. On the …

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What are Adverse Drug Reactions

Drugs prescribed for diseases are capable of causing harm to the consumer, even as they cure the original ailment. Almost all drugs may cause adverse reactions but many factors influence and alter the quality and severity of manifestation of these reactions. The term ‘adverse reaction’ is generally used for effects …

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Abcd Diagnosis of Melanoma

Malignant Melanoma is the most aggressive of malignant cutaneous tumours. Cases with lymphonode involvement, and distant metastases, carry a very poor prognosis, (50% and 20% respectively alive in 5 years), while those presenting without evident lymphonode involvement have a much better survival rate (60% alive in 5 years). It is …

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What you need to know about Contacts

Contact lenses are a great alternative for glasses. Someone who’s really active, plays a lot of sports and just doesn’t like the feel of glasses should definitely look into contact lenses. I’ve worn contacts for three years, and putting them in and taking them out takes no time at all. …

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What is Fluoxetine Prescribed for

Fluoxetine is a medication in selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) family. Common brand name of this drug is Prozac®. It is mainly prescribed for major depression, obsessive compulsive disorder and anxiety disorders. How fluoxetine acts? Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors act by inhibiting serotonin reuptake pumps in certain neuronal synapses. Inhibition …

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