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Drug and alcohol abuse is a major problem in the U.S. Nearly 14 million American adults have what is considered a problem with alcohol, with about 8 million of those people considered to be alcoholics. Several more million have issues with drug addiction, and overdose deaths are the No. 1 cause of accidental deaths in America, with more than 50,000 each year. Many people who have a drug or alcohol problem also have other issues, such as anxiety or a mental illness. For those who are struggling with an addiction to alcohol and/or drugs, it’s important that they get into a program to help them get clean.
Addiction to drugs and alcohol is a clinical condition, and trying to quit cold turkey can lead to serious health issues. For alcoholics, only about 10% to 20and have withdrawal symptoms that are s (more…)
It is normal for everyone to sweat a certain amount. However, there are medical conditions that potentially increase sweat output. One of the worst areas that you will sweat from is your armpits. The armpits are often in a place where sweat can be seen clearly through clothing. The best way to stop armpit sweat is with a prescription strength antiperspirant. In this post, you will learn about six reasons for excessive sweating.
Proton therapy is one of the most advanced, non-invasive types of cancer treatments available. As an effective treatment that limits side effects, its popularity is growing, particularly in targeting specific types of cancers. The focused radiation is favored for use in areas where the delicate organs of sight and sound are located, and for childhood cancers. Proton therapy for head and neck cancers and other types of cancers is an increasingly popular treatment with a growing demand worldwide.
How it works: focused radiation
Proton therapy uses a highly focused beam of radiation to destroy cancer. Unlike older methods of radiation therapy, however, the radiation used stops at the affected tissue and does not continue through the body. This limits the amount of da (more…)
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The onset of winter can bring unpleasant challenges for anyone. This is particularly true for those that use a wheelchair. Anything that depends on consistent contact with the ground is going to suffer as snow and ice start to fall and form. The wheels of a wheelchair are no different. In addition, because of the […]
Are you overweight? Obese? The World Health Organization defines being overweight as an individual with a BMI that is greater than 25. If your BMI is greater than 30, you are obese. But if you fall into one of these categories, you are not alone. The majority of all adults in the U.S. are trying […]
When a victim needs prompt medical care, a nearby responsible party can and should look up nearby medical care facilities to take them to. This may mean conducting an online search such as “where is urgent care near me,” or something more specific such as “urgent care centers within 10 miles” or “pediatric urgent care […]