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New Report Breathes Concern into Florida’s School Asthma Practices

Posted on March 9, 2017

A recent report about the lack of asthma support in Florida schools may cause parents statewide to gasp. According to the “2016 State Honor Roll” from the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA), Florida schools are failing to protect children with asthma and allergies. Recent data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) revealed that Florida schools… Read More

Heart Health: Why It’s Vital to Know Your Blood Pressure Readings and Cholesterol Range

Posted on March 2, 2017

Numbers don’t lie, and in the case of heart health, they can offer you an honest look at your current health. But certain numbers matter more than others, with the most important numbers being your blood pressure readings, cholesterol ranges, and BMI level. Luckily, it’s easy to learn all of these numbers through a simple physical exam. But since time… Read More

Understand Cancer Risk by Knowing the Link Between Exercise and Cancer

Posted on February 21, 2017

For years, medical experts have actively searched for ways to help people reduce their risk of cancer. At last, it appears that they’ve found the cancer-reduction answer in regular physical activity. Recent studies have confirmed the direct connection between cancer and exercise, showing that exercise both reduces the risk for certain cancers and also increases the survival rate for those… Read More

See How to Prevent Eye Trauma in the Workplace

Posted on February 14, 2017

At MD Now, we’ve provided minor urgent eye care for many patients who have experienced eye trauma in the workplace. It’s important to realize that immediate eye injury treatment is critical when you suffer any sort of eye trauma, so you can’t afford the long waits and high costs of the emergency room, or waiting for days or weeks for… Read More

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

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