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Top 10 Catastrophic Outbreaks in Human History

Medical advances have come a long way over the past couple of decades, not to mention centuries. But despite all our significant efforts, it seems that outbreaks, epidemics and pandemics still take us by surprise. Though global health measures can lead to drastic changes when it comes to smothering such events, we’re not quite at

Coronavirus: Are Young People at Risk?

Part 1 As with most viral outbreaks, the people most at risk are the elderly and/or infirm and those with underlying health issues. Certainly in the current situation, when it comes to a persons age, the older you are the higher the risk that you will contract coronavirus. However, when these viral outbreaks occur, the

9 Delivery Services That Bring Food Right to Your Door

Nowadays, we are all spending much more time in our homes than ever, and it appears that about 28 percent of Americans—almost a third—don’t know how to cook. So, if you are one of them and also tired of canned goods, you should definitely let food delivery services do their job. Thinking about which food delivery services are still

Top 11 Most Dangerous Viruses in the World

We have been dealing with viruses for a long period of time. As a matter of fact, humans and animals are in a constant battle with viruses and bacteria even before the evolution of what we know today as “the modern world”. Fortunately, for a large number of viral diseases, vaccines and antiviral medication have

9 Unexpected Medical Reasons Why You Can’t Sleep

A sleep problem could be a symptom of a serious health issue or an adverse effect of therapy in order to treat certain conditions. So, if you often find yourself lying awake at night, waiting for some sleep to come, you may wonder about several medical reasons why you can’t sleep. Yes, being unable to

9 Lifestyle Changes to Lower Your High Cholesterol

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 70 million American adults have high cholesterol. Of these, only 1 in 3 have their health condition under control, and less than half are getting treatment for it. As a matter of fact, many people don’t know that they have high cholesterol because

15 Things You Need To Know About Coronavirus

China and its territories have unfortunately had an unpleasant and troubling recent history with outbreaks that have not only concerned health professionals but the world at large. Beginning with the first outbreak of avian influenza A(H5N1) virus, or ‘bird flu’, in humans occurring in Hong Kong in 1997. Infection was confirmed in 18 individuals, 6

7 Common Things That Could Be Triggering Your Headaches

One of the most common medical complaints worldwide are headaches. We all experience mild or severe headaches at some point in our lives. No matter how old are you, or what your medical condition might be, a headache can strike at any time. It’s really important to understand what causes these headaches in order to

10 Things You Had No Idea Were Bad for Your Mental Health

The term “mental health” is often used in reference to conditions such as depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and schizophrenia. But actually, “mental health” refers to our overall emotional, psychological and social well-being, both in and outside the context of named conditions, according to MentalHealth.gov, a resource curated by the U.S. government. Why it’s

9 Surprising Causes of Constipation You Shouldn’t Ignore

Constipation is one of the most common digestive issues in the United States, affecting around 2.5 million people. It’s often difficult to identify the exact cause of constipation, because it can occur due to many factors. However, eating a poor diet and not exercising are major risk factors for constipation. That’s why is important to

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