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Domestic Violence: Protecting  Yourself and Your Children

Domestic Violence: Protecting Yourself and Your Children

What is domestic violence?Domestic violence is abuse by a caregiver, a parent, a spouse or an intimate partner. It can take many forms. Some types of abuse include the following:• Physical abuse is th..

How to eat healthy during Christmas & New Year?

How to eat healthy during Christmas & New Year?

Put your hand up if the festive season is a challenge to your waistline?  Yes my hand high in the air.  Coming from a large Aussie/Italian family the phrase “… eat and be merry …” went hand ..

Symptoms and Causes of Poor Circulation

Symptoms and Causes of Poor Circulation

Your body’s circulation system is responsible for sending blood, oxygen, and nutrients throughout your body. When blood flow to a specific part of your body is reduced, you may experience the symptoms..

Ovarian Cancer

Ovarian Cancer

Topic OverviewOvarian cancer happens when cells that are not normal grow in one or both of your ovaries. The ovaries are two small glands, located on either side of your uterus. They produce female se..

Sadness and Depression Are  Not Synonymous

Sadness and Depression Are Not Synonymous

by Ian Magill, M.D.
Many use the terms sadness and depression interchangeably, as if they were synonymous. But they are profoundly different. Whereas sadness is an emotional state of mind; depression ..

Are Annual Prostate Cancer Screenings Necessary? Should Early Stage Prostate Cancer Be Treated?

Are Annual Prostate Cancer Screenings Necessary? Should Early Stage Prostate Cancer Be Treated?

Prostate cancer is the #1 cancer in men and the second leading cause of cancer deaths for men in the United States, after lung cancer. One in every six men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in hi..

About Overweight and Obesity

About Overweight and Obesity

This publication describes the prevalence of overweight and obesity in the United States.•    Overweight refers to an excess amount of body weight that may come from muscles, bone, fat,..

Antibody test could detect  Alzheimer's  at preventable stage

Antibody test could detect Alzheimer's at preventable stage

HEATH NEWS NETWORKAn antibody test that can accurately detect the presence of Alzheimer's disease before symptoms appear may soon be available, according to researchers from the Rowan University Schoo..

Connection between Eating anf Fitness

Connection between Eating anf Fitness

Knowing when and what to eat can make a difference in your workouts. Eating and exercise go hand in hand. When and what you eat can be important to how you feel when you exercise, whether it's a casua..

Depression during and after pregnancy fact sheet

Depression during and after pregnancy fact sheet

What is depression?Depression is more than just feeling "blue" or "down in the dumps" for a few days. It's a serious illness that involves the brain. With depression, sad, anxious, or "empty" feelings..

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