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U.S. Seniors Struggle to Pay for Health Care More Than Other Countries

Seniors in United States- those over the age of 65, face a lot of difficulty in paying for their health care. Research indicates that the US dawdles in seniors’ health care as compared to other affluent countries. This, however, does not mean that they don’t have access to health insurance. Every US citizen over the […]

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A Look At The 10 Most Expensive Disease Treatments in America

With insurance premiums constantly increasing, it’s getting harder and harder to fulfill one of life’s basic functions: staying alive. And with for-profit pharmaceutical companies looking to line their pockets, it should come as no surprise that healthcare costs are skyrocketing as well. If you are especially unlucky, you may find yourself in a health situation […]

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Cervical Cancer Awareness Month – What You Need To Know

Cervical cancer is a disease that gets talked about often in the media and online. However, a surprising number of women do not know many of the important details about it that could help to save their life. Let’s take a look at the most important things you need to know about this dangerous disease. […]

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Causes of Vaginal Dryness

Vaginal dryness occurs when the production of estrogen is reduced, typically during menopause. As women age, the levels of estrogen drop until the body is no longer able to manufacture it in sufficient amounts. During that time, a typical female experiences gradual increase in vaginal dryness. The symptom may be caused by a variety of […]

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A Lump Could Save Your Life: Breast Self-Examination

A lump could save your life, but it can only do so if it’s found. Enter the breast self-examination: By acquainting yourself with your breasts through a regular BSE, you get a feel for what’s supposed to be there and what isn’t. In fact, when it comes to breast cancer, over 20% of the cancers […]

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How Premarin Reduces Hot Flashes Symptoms

Hot flashes are most often associated with the menopause or perimenopause. The symptoms are described as the gradual or sudden onset of extreme heat accompanied by sweating, rapid heartbeat and chills. The skin feels flush, the face becomes visibly red and lightheadedness may occur. The episodes can last anywhere from two to 30 minutes, and […]

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Why You Might Need Vaginal Lubrication

During sexual stimulation, your vagina naturally produces a lubricant to prepare for sexual intercourse. This is designed to reduce the amount of friction that takes place and reduce the potential injuries you might suffer from dry skin on skin sexual interactions. However, there are times where you might suffer from an adhered dryness in your […]

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Benefits of Premarin Vaginal Cream

Premarin Vaginal Cream is a prescription medication that consists of conjugated estrogens in a topical cream base. It is primarily used to provide relief of vaginal symptoms such as skin irritation and painful intercourse in postmenopausal women. A typical dose contains 0.625 mg of conjugated estrogens applied directly to the skin in and around the […]

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Asthma: Is it Safe to Use Advair Diskus when Breastfeeding?

If your long-term asthma control device or medication isn’t effectively controlling your asthma symptoms, your doctor may prescribe Advair Diskus, a medication that contains fluticasone propionate and salmeterol xinafoate. Fluticasone propionate is a corticosteroid, and salmeterol xinafoate is a bronchodilator. As with any medication, it is crucial to be aware of the potential side effects […]

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How to manage Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension during pregnancy?

Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) is one form of pulmonary hypertension. This disease is high blood pressure in the pulmonary arteries. It is the pulmonary arteries that carry blood from the heart to lungs. With PAH, the pulmonary arteries abnormally constrict. As a result, the heart is forced to beat faster and causes blood pressure to […]

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