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Take Pains to Soothe Workout Injuries with Shoulder and Back Pain Exercises

Posted on February 7, 2017

Exercise should be a pleasure, but it can quickly become a pain if you push yourself too hard and suffer an exercise-induced injury. These pains and strains often occur around the back and the shoulders, causing extreme distress and discomfort. When a training injury occurs, it’s vital to stop exercising immediately and see a medical or sports professional for advice… Read More

7 Pain Pill Alternatives That Make Pain Management a Pleasure

Posted on February 2, 2017

Today, pills are prescribed for every type of ache and ailment, but it’s paining people in search of a non-drug pain management remedy. Fortunately, new research has shown that a number of non-drug therapies are offering people pain management without the harmful side effects found in many common drugs. These health therapies include massage therapy for various levels of pain … Read More

Take Your Cholesterol Levels to Heart with a Cholesterol Test

Posted on January 26, 2017

Many people aren’t aware that they have a heart problem until they suffer a sudden heart attack. But you can reduce your risk of that heart-stopping scenario by getting your cholesterol checked on a regular basis. Having your cholesterol checked can ensure that you have normal cholesterol levels and a healthy heart. Unfortunately, many people don’t want to spend the… Read More

Wake Up to the Serious Health Risks of Sleep Problems

Posted on January 19, 2017

Millions of Americans suffer from sleep disorders, with sleep problems afflicting 24% of men and 9% of women. But sadly, a whopping 99% simply close their eyes to their dangerous sleep problems instead of seeking sleep disorder treatment. But sleep problems do much more than cause too many sleepless nights. For example, one of the most under-diagnosed sleep disorders is… Read More

Take Heart in Research Findings on Flu Shot and Heart Disease

Posted on January 12, 2017

The healthcare industry has long prescribed flu vaccinations to increase a person’s shot of avoiding influenza. But now studies are showing an additional value of these vaccinations in the way they reduce the incidence of heart-related maladies like heart attack and heart disease. MD Now takes your health to heart by serving as a quick and convenient source for flu… Read More

Your Most Searched Health Topics in 2016

Posted on December 29, 2016

Although you should never use Google to diagnose yourself, people worried sick about some of the year's biggest health topics took to the internet searching for answers.  Here's a look at the top search trends on WebMD for 2016: Zika—In February, the World Health Organization declared the mosquito-borne virus to be a "public health emergency of international concern." Most of the locally… Read More

Florida Flu Risk Goes Up as Snowbirds Come Down

Posted on December 13, 2016

Every fall, Florida’s flu season arrives with the arrival of Northern residents who escape the cold and snow in their Southern second homes. These Northerners are locally referred to as “snowbirds” and they stay in sunny Florida from the fall to the early spring. While they receive a warm welcome from Florida’s year-round residents, few consider that the millions of… Read More

Don’t Suffer the High-Priced Insurance Surprise Waiting at the ER

Posted on December 8, 2016

The hospital emergency room is known for long waits and high fees, but many people needing medical care still head to the ER because they think their insurance will cover all of the costs. But crowds of patients and hours of waiting aren’t the only headaches that await you at the ER. People are often shocked to learn that many… Read More

Protect Your Child’s Health by Following the Recommended Vaccination Schedule

Posted on December 1, 2016

Each year, thousands of American adults and children are sickened, hospitalized, and die from diseases that could have been easily prevented by having the proper vaccination. As a parent, you want to do everything you can to protect your child from getting sick. Health experts say that one of the best ways to protect children from serious diseases is by… Read More

Winning Tips on How to Prevent Sports Injuries

Posted on November 24, 2016

Millions of people endure painful athletic injuries every year. Many of these injuries require some sort of sports injury treatment. The most serious athletic injuries demand sports rehabilitation therapy, usually at a sports injury clinic. No one wants to experience common sports injuries, so it’s important to be aware of how to prevent sports injuries from happening in the first… Read More

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