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Common Eye Disorders that  can affect taxi drivers

Common Eye Disorders that can affect taxi drivers

Approximately 11 million Americans aged 12 years and older could improve their vision through proper refractive correction. More than 3.3 million Americans aged 40 years and older are either legally b..

Health Issues During Summer Time

Health Issues During Summer Time

Summer is a great time to be outside and enjoy the weather. But summer activities bring additional risks to your health. Be sure to be safe this summer by knowing these top 10 summer health risks. A l..

Diabetics who quit smoking may have trouble controlling blood sugar

Diabetics who quit smoking may have trouble controlling blood sugar

Although smoking increases the risk of diabetes and quitting has numerous health benefits, diabetics who quit may have temporary difficulty controlling their symptoms, a British study finds. Researche..

Skin  Cancer

Skin Cancer

Is it true that only people with light skin get skin cancer?No. Anyone can get skin cancer. It’s more common among people with a light (fair) skin tone, but skin cancer can affect anyone. Skin cancer ..

Illnesses you are likely to hear about this summer, among taxi drivers

Illnesses you are likely to hear about this summer, among taxi drivers

Summer is a time for fun in the sun, but those warm, sticky days can also bring an explosion of illnesses. The most common types of illness during summer are often the most unfortunate - gastroenterit..

Which Contagious Diseases  Are The Deadliest?

Which Contagious Diseases Are The Deadliest?

No one knows what the death toll in the Ebola epidemic will be. As of Tuesday, nearly 2,500 people have died and nearly 5,000 have caught the virus, the World Health Organization says.So how does this..

Dr. Tapia Mendoza warns Shigella is resistant to powerful antibiotics
Problems taxi drivers face  on a daily basis

Problems taxi drivers face on a daily basis

Even though the job of being a taxi driver is simple in theory – to be able to drive a car and pick-up passengers, the day-to-day working conditions for drivers can be unreliable, and there are a numb..

Access to dental care among Hispanic or Latino subgroups in the United States

Access to dental care among Hispanic or Latino subgroups in the United States

Oral health is a significant component of overall health, a fact underscored by the recent release of a special report on oral health by the Surgeon General. The two leading dental diseases (i.e., car..

What is the pancreas, and what is the function of the pancreas?

What is the pancreas, and what is the function of the pancreas?

The pancreas is an organ in the abdomen that sits in front of the spine above the level of the belly button. It performs two main functions. First, it makes insulin, a hormone that regulates blood sug..

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