Archive for March, 2016

    Are Our Children Exposed to Harmful Radiation?

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    We live in a world of conveniences. Things that would have been considered science fiction or wishful thinking 150 years ago are now taken for granted in the U.S.: indoor plumbing; large appliances that keep our food cold or can cook it in minutes; and especially information at the click of a few buttons, sometimes on devices we can carry in our pockets. But is there an unseen price we pay for these conveniences?

    The Invisible Force In Your Life.

    Any small or large appliance that needs electricity to run gives off energy waves, or emits electromagnetic radiation. This happens because agitating atoms with electrical energy causes electrons within the atoms to be displaced. When the electron moves back to its original position of orbit within an atom, it emits an elec

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    Sick or Injured on the Weekend? 6 Reasons to Go to an Urgent Care Medical Center

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    It is late in the day or on a weekend. You fell on the tennis court and may have sprained your ankle. You do not want to wait until Monday to go for medical treatment but do not want to go to the emergency room, what do you do? Luckily, you can see someone about your injury. Common sports injuries can be treated at a nearby urgent medical center. Urgent care clinics offer many of the same services as are offered in hospital emergency rooms.

    Benefits of Going to an Urgent Medical Center:

    1. It is more convenient than the emergeny department. Most walk in clinics are open after 6:00 pm and on the weekends. While most family medicine practices are not open late, about 70% of primary care doctors do not keep their offices open after normal business hours. Many

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    Six Principles That Guides a Naturopathic Doctor’s Care for Patients

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    Most of us feel safe in the hands of a medical doctor. The truth is, the field of medicine involves a lot of guesswork, and some things that were commonly accepted forms of medical treatment yesterday have been proven to be very harmful today. George Washington actually succumbed to the medical practice of bleeding the toxins out of the body, leading him to bleed to death. In the late 19th century, doctors gave their patients heroin to sooth cough symptoms. Beginning in the 1940s, and continuing all the way until the 1960s, it was common medical practice to use electrocution and lobotomies for relieving mental stress, such as mild depression, anxiety, and even migraines.

    Due to the unnatural practices that the medical profession has a history of using, alternative healing methods have become p

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    Don’t Forgot Your Hearing Aid Batteries! 3 Things Everyone with Hearing Loss Needs to Keep in Mind

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    It’s never fun to lose your hearing, but today’s advances in technology have made it easier than ever to preserve your quality of life through this difficult time. Unfortunately, hearing aid education is at a minimum, and many people who use assistive listening devices often forget a few important rules.

    For example, most people who are hard of hearing would be rich by now if they had $1 for every time they forgot to stock up on hearing aid batteries. Believe it or not, many people are also oblivious to the fact that they can customize their digital hearing aids. Often times, people will wear an uncomfortable hearing aid until a doctor finally tells them to get it custom-fitted!

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    Low Cost and Convenient Healthcare at Urgent Care Centers

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    For illnesses and injuries that are not life-threatening, urgent care centers are a good choice for medical treatment. Walk in urgent care clinics offer a lower cost alternative to a visit to the emergency room (ER). Anyone who’s been to an ER is not keen to repeat the experience. The long wait, the crowded atmosphere, and finally the staggering bill. For most illnesses and injuries, and other medical services like flu shots and sports physicals, walk in clinics are an increasingly popular choice. In the past five to ten years, the number o

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