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There’s a rising and dangerous problem that is becoming so hard to ignore you might think it was a Kardashian wedding. After more news about a fake Avastin cancer drug in the United States, the FDA is finally acknowledging a problem that is steadily approaching an epidemic: counterfeit drugs.
As families struggling with autism demand reasons and explanations for it, the number of children being diagnosed just keeps rising . . . and not just a little. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has recently released the latest numbers of children being diagnosed within the autism spectrum, estimating that one in 88 children is affected.
Let’s take a quick look at some latest statistics as we continue to observe Autism Awareness Month.
The mainstream medical industry (including the giant pharmaceutical companies) have conspired with the mainstream scientific community and the corporate-controlled mainstream media to suppress discoveries which could prevent millions of individuals from suffering needlessly and dying prematurely.
As we recognize National Autism Awareness Month, it behooves us to take a look at some recent research in regards to this often misunderstood condition. One study suggests that the older you are when you become parents, the higher the risk of having a child on the autism spectrum.
When Mariah Carey's husband, Nick Cannon, revealed that he was battling an autoimmune disease that was damaging his kidneys, it came as a shock to everyone. The young entertainer, who began his career as a teenager on the hit Nickelodeon sketch comedy show All That and later The Nick Cannon Show, candidly reported that he was diagnosed with lupus in January. By February, he revealed he had blood clots covering his lungs and severe inflammation to his kidneys. (Image courtesy of Wikimedia)
With their “Kony 2012” campaign, the Invisible Children organization is shedding light on the misdeeds of rebel leader Joseph Kony. But, in doing so, they are overshadowing other silent killers that could pose a greater threat to Ugandan youth than this absent warlord.
With St. Patrick’s Day just around the corner, some people are getting ready for a day and night of dancing, singing, and letting the green beer flow. But have you ever stopped to think about what all that green beer and celebrating can be doing to your wellbeing?
If you’re like most people, probably not.
The power of medical social networking sites and the rise in online health communities empower people to interact and connect at new levels.
Medical social networking sites are providing a personal touch to information provided, information that is difficult to find, information on symptoms that patients are suffering from.
Among the interactive world of online health communities, health support groups play an important part in people’s lives. But how does this technological influence affect people’s daily lives?
Stop me if you’ve heard this before. An aging pop icon is set to make a grand comeback when a combination of prescription drugs and substance abuse results in a tragic and untimely death. Am I talking about Michael? Whitney? Or could we even skew a bit younger and talk about Amy Winehouse?
As there are no are no health equivalents to Facebook, Twitter or Wikipedia, but there are social networking sites that are working towards helping disease and illness sufferers.
Disease and illness sufferers are searching for answers and simple companionship on social networking sites. This new world of social networking gives disease and illness sufferers many platforms such as medical blogs, live health chat, wikis, videos and much more. However, how do these platforms compare in providing emotional support?
Social networking sites have become a part of everyday life, and are always affecting our ways of thinking and communicating. In what ways is social networking such as email, live health chat, medical blogs, and health forums affecting the way that people connect?
Many disease and illness sufferers can feel isolated and disconnected, but in these online global health communities, their illness is a symbol that connects them with others. So, why not join an online global health community?
The death of superstar Whitney Houston has left many in shock. Even with her very public struggles with addiction and many saying that her death was “just a matter of time,” one can’t help but wonder how this could have happened to another beloved celebrity.
Social networking in the health sector is a niche market that brings people together on a global scale, to connect and discuss medical conditions. Health related social networking sites contain patient written health content that is increasing in demand.
If you have inexplicably become ill this winter due to "food poisoning," it may not have been that tuna salad wrap after all. In fact, there’s something much more dangerous in play.
Another year means another Valentine's Day: that wonderful holiday where you can be extra romantic and cheesy with your loved one, pampering your significant other with flowers, chocolates, stuffed animals, cards, clothes, and maybe even a little lingerie! Everything, everywhere, is pink, red and white, and love is in the air for everyone . . . or is it?
The Internet is commonly used for retrieving information. The amount of information seen online is endless, and the accuracy is questionable. How much information is too much information, particularly for those suffering from illnesses and diseases?