Health & Wellness

Do Smartphones Cause Anxiety And Depression?
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Do Smartphones Cause Anxiety And Depression?

When smartphones become toxic Doping up on notifications Reducing compulsive cell phone use Be mindful of your phone use ...

Healthcare Options For The Uninsured
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Healthcare Options For The Uninsured

Rather than going to a doctor’s office and paying the full price out-of-pocket, which is at least $160 for children/$200 for adults just...

Social Security Disability Claims For Mental Health
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Social Security Disability Claims For Mental Health

Historical Perspective of Social Security The Unfortunate Reality of Applying for SSDI or SSI Benefits Qualifying Mental...

Free Range Parenting: Making Children Resilient
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Free Range Parenting: Making Children Resilient

Parenting Styles to Build Independence and Self-Sufficiency  What is Reflective Parenting? Reflective Parenting: The Background...

Choosing A Charity This Holiday Season
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Choosing A Charity This Holiday Season

In the spotlight: Four charities to donate to this holiday season Alliance of Hope for Suicide Loss Survivors Puppies Behind Bars...

Breaking The Barriers In Clinical Trials
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Breaking The Barriers In Clinical Trials

The Mistrust Barrier The Complexity Barrier The Demographic Barrier The Final Hurdle Medicine is falling behind....

The Truth Behind The Worst Drug Crisis In U.S. History
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The Truth Behind The Worst Drug Crisis In U.S. History

The opioid epidemic The current status of addiction treatment Addressing addiction treatment in medical school Improving Opioid...

Is The Future Of Football In Danger?
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Is The Future Of Football In Danger?

Changes in tackling Changes in equipment CTE: The disease that changed everything The public responds Imagine the...

Our Heroes Need Saving Too: Firefighter Mental Health
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Our Heroes Need Saving Too: Firefighter Mental Health

The staggering statistics about firefighter mental health The stigma associated with getting help Firefighter attitudes towards...

Analyzing The Top 10 States For Clinical Trials
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Analyzing The Top 10 States For Clinical Trials

Analysis of Clinical Trial Availability Interventional or Observational? Join during Phase 1 or Phase 3 Currently, there...

Why Do We Love Bad News?
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Why Do We Love Bad News?

The world is not that bad, our exposure makes us think it is Bad news is good news for the media Humans are programmed to love...

Are Clinical Trials Right For Me?
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Are Clinical Trials Right For Me?

Reason 1: Access to potential new treatments Reason 2: Help move research forward Reason 3: Help future generations Reason...

Everything You Don't Know About Clinical Trials
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Everything You Don't Know About Clinical Trials

Clinical trial overview Why join a clinical trial? The research process in a nutshell Phases of clinical trials What...

The ABCs Of Anxiety By Dr. Alexander Bystritsky
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The ABCs Of Anxiety By Dr. Alexander Bystritsky

Dilemmas to Refining the Boundaries of Diagnostic Categories – Anxiety Disorders A Different Kind of Model As Simple As A-B-C...

The Benefits Of Cannabis For Autistic Children
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The Benefits Of Cannabis For Autistic Children

Recreational vs. Medicinal Labels What About Hemp? The Endocannabinoid System CDB’s Connection to Autism ...

Facial Recognition And Plastic Surgery: Match Or Mismatch?
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Facial Recognition And Plastic Surgery: Match Or Mismatch?

Top five centers of plastic surgery in the U.S. The steps to facial recognition How well does it work? It's not the most...

Obamacare And Trumpcare: Which Is Best For You?
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Obamacare And Trumpcare: Which Is Best For You?

The Birth of Obamacare What will change? What will remain? Who has more financial benefits under Obamacare? Who will prosper...

California Disabled Vets: Benefits You May Not Know About
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California Disabled Vets: Benefits You May Not Know About

If you are a disabled veteran in California, you may qualify for these benefits: Housing Registration/Vehicle Employment ...

 Dementia, Stroke, And Artificial Sweeteners Are Linked
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Dementia, Stroke, And Artificial Sweeteners Are Linked

For the first time, a study has found a link between consuming artificially sweetened beverages and having a stroke or developing dementia later...

Air Quality In Your Area Affects Breathing And Brain Activity
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Air Quality In Your Area Affects Breathing And Brain Activity

As athletes are well aware, how we breathe affects every aspect of our physical performance. A runner in Los Angeles knows that his or her times...

5 Ways To Judge How Trump's Actions May Affect Your Area
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5 Ways To Judge How Trump's Actions May Affect Your Area

President Trump will influence all of our lives regardless as to what our political leanings are and where our devotions lie. And his impact...

Lifestyle Affects Your Life Insurance Premiums
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Lifestyle Affects Your Life Insurance Premiums

Premiums: How Companies Make Money Off Of Your Lifestyle Choices Life insurance companies make money by charging a premium based on...

How To Get And Manage Your Medical Records
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How To Get And Manage Your Medical Records

All Americans are entitled to their medical records upon request. The federal guidelines that ensure this access are part of the federal...

MD Or DO? What's The Difference?
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MD Or DO? What's The Difference?

Patients in the United States often have two types of doctors to choose from: a MD or a DO. Patients, however, may not know the difference...

Are All Mistakes Malpractice? Don't Forget That Your Doctor Is Human
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Are All Mistakes Malpractice? Don't Forget That Your Doctor Is Human

In 1999, the Institute of Medicine published a ground-breaking study on the prevalence of medical mistakes called To Err is Human:...

Child And Adolescent Psychiatry
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Child And Adolescent Psychiatry

The field of child and adolescent psychiatry, like general psychiatry, treats a range of mental health conditions. However, these psychiatrists...

Investigating Your Insurance Company
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Investigating Your Insurance Company

Investigating Your Insurance Company Is As Easy As 1, 2, 3 When choosing an insurance company you want to make sure they are capable...

Night Shift? How Shift Work May Be Affecting Your Health
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Night Shift? How Shift Work May Be Affecting Your Health

Millions of Americans are forced to work night shifts in their profession. Many actually prefer such work. But working irregular shifts...

Military Medicine Throughout History
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Military Medicine Throughout History

Medical technology and methodology have advanced exponentially throughout the years to the systems we have in place today. Medical establishments...

Are You Blue When It's Gray? Seasonal Affective Disorder
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Are You Blue When It's Gray? Seasonal Affective Disorder

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) affects a large number of people every year. Characterized by the onset of depression exclusively during...

Decoding Medical Records: What Abbreviations Mean
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Decoding Medical Records: What Abbreviations Mean

If medical terminology weren't confusing enough, abbreviations in medical records can leave even highly educated patients scratching...

Do You Really Need To See A Doctor For An Annual Exam?
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Do You Really Need To See A Doctor For An Annual Exam?

Although the cause of the problem is a topic of debate – a shortage of doctors or an inefficient, imperfect system – one thing...

Health Problems You Can Get From Your Pet: Cats
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Health Problems You Can Get From Your Pet: Cats

Although humans can catch a variety of diseases from cats, this happens infrequently. Diseases that can be passed from animals to humans...

10 Questions For A New Pediatrician
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10 Questions For A New Pediatrician

You've decorated the baby's nursery, the car seat is safely installed in the car, and you've graduated from birthing classes—but have...

The Difference Between HMO And PPO
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The Difference Between HMO And PPO

Learning The Difference Between An HMO And A PPO The majority of people with health insurance are part of either an HMO or PPO, with...

The Placebo Effect Explained
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The Placebo Effect Explained

Many people have heard of the “placebo effect," and can understand on a fundamental level that the power of belief can have a genuine...

Organ Donation: Should You Opt In?
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Organ Donation: Should You Opt In?

Organ donation can be the donation of a full organ or portions of biological tissue, from one patient to another who is in need of a transplant....

Financing Fertility: Be Cautious And Avoid Debt When Possible
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Financing Fertility: Be Cautious And Avoid Debt When Possible

Infertility affects couples all over the world, but fortunately many treatments are available. While this is exciting, you must also be...

Triage: Who Gets Priority, When To Be Patient, And When To Go Elsewhere
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Triage: Who Gets Priority, When To Be Patient, And When To Go Elsewhere

Many emergency departments in the U.S. are overcrowded, and many patients wait for a long time before they receive care. Why are long...

Doctor Shopping | Increased Prescription Drug Addiction
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Doctor Shopping | Increased Prescription Drug Addiction

Prescription drug abuse (using a prescription medication recreationally or deviating from a doctor's guidelines for dosage and use)...

Urology
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Urology

Urologists specialize in diagnosing and treating conditions of the male reproductive organs and the male and female urinary tract. They...

Plastic Surgery
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Plastic Surgery

Plastic surgery includes both elective (nonessential) cosmetic procedures, which are performed to enhance the appearance of normal body...

Ophthalmology
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Ophthalmology

Ophthalmology is the medical area that studies, diagnoses, and treats conditions that affect the eyes. Ophthalmologists, the doctors...

Pathology
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Pathology

A pathologist investigates the cause of a disease, in addition to diagnosing and treating it; often through the examination and testing...

Anesthesiology
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Anesthesiology

Anesthesiology is the practice of medicine dedicated to the relief of pain; and the total care of the surgical patient before, during...

Radiology
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Radiology

Radiology is the field of medicine that specializes in diagnostics through images of the human body. Radiologists, the doctors who read...

Addiction Psychiatry
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Addiction Psychiatry

As the name suggests, addiction psychiatry is a sub-specialty of general psychiatry that focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of addictions....

Dermatology
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Dermatology

The field of dermatology studies and treats conditions that affect the skin, hair, and nails. Skin, the body's largest organ, is responsible...

Neurology
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Neurology

The field of medicine that treats conditions that affect the nervous system (autonomic, peripheral, and central), neurology may work with...

Pediatrics
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Pediatrics

Pediatrics is the area of medicine that treats newborns, infants, children, adolescents and even young adults. Because these early life...

Rheumatology
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Rheumatology

Rheumatology is a subspecialty of internal medicine that focuses on the study of bones, muscles, and joints. Rheumatologists treat diseases...

Oncology
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Oncology

Oncology, a subspecialty of internal medicine, is the study of cancer. Oncologists diagnose and treat patients with cancer, care for them...

Cardiology
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Cardiology

Cardiology focuses on the prevention, treatment, and diagnosis of medical conditions that are associated with the heart, affect adults,...

How To Avoid Caregiver Burnout
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How To Avoid Caregiver Burnout

Living with chronic illness can be physically exhausting, financially unsettling and emotionally distressing. But patients aren't the...

Telepsychiatry: Pros And Cons
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Telepsychiatry: Pros And Cons

What Is Telepsychiatry? The majority of doctor visits are just that: visits. Patients schedule appointments and go to a physical location,...

The 10 VA Hospitals With The Longest Primary Care Wait Times.
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The 10 VA Hospitals With The Longest Primary Care Wait Times.

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump exchanged blows recently over the Department of Veterans Affairs at the 117th Veterans of Foreign Wars Convention...

Facts Everyone Should Know About Insurance
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Facts Everyone Should Know About Insurance

A Guide For All Types Of Insurance Insurance is one of those things in life that most people have without really knowing what it is. With...

HMO Vs PPO: Which Health Insurance Plan Is Right For You?
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HMO Vs PPO: Which Health Insurance Plan Is Right For You?

Learn The Difference Between An HMO And PPO Having health insurance is important not just for your personal wellbeing, but also for your...

Safety Tips Every New Home Owner Should Use
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Safety Tips Every New Home Owner Should Use

Make Sure Your New Home Is Safe And Secure Safety should be a top priority for homeowners. Yet, more often than not, people believe that...

8 Surprising Factors That Can Affect Your Insurance Rate
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8 Surprising Factors That Can Affect Your Insurance Rate

  A Higher Risk Means Higher Premiums When it comes down to it, how much you pay for your insurance each month is ultimately determined...

What You Need To Know About The Affordable Care Act Open Enrollment Period
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What You Need To Know About The Affordable Care Act Open Enrollment Period

Understanding The ACA Enrollment Period And The Changes To Insurance Premiums November 15th marks the beginning of the Affordable Care...

4 Factors To Consider For Travel Health Insurance
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4 Factors To Consider For Travel Health Insurance

Do You Need Travel Health Insurance? Traveling to another country can be a trying experience. No matter if it’s London or a remote village...

Top 5 Weirdest Insurance Policies Of All Time
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Top 5 Weirdest Insurance Policies Of All Time

Cover Almost Anything With These 5 Weird Insurance Policies Typical insurance policies cover automobiles, health and home,...

3 Ways Your Insurance Bundle Isn't As Cost Effective As You Think
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3 Ways Your Insurance Bundle Isn't As Cost Effective As You Think

Going With An Insurance Bundle Won’t Always Get You The Best Deal With the overwhelming amount of insurance policies out there...

Aetna Health Insurance Makes Finding Coverage Easy
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Aetna Health Insurance Makes Finding Coverage Easy

Insurance Can Be Easy And Affordable Through Aetna Health Insurance With strong ethics and values, Aetna has served the insurance community...

Get The Help You Need With Blue Cross And Blue Shield Health Insurance
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Get The Help You Need With Blue Cross And Blue Shield Health Insurance

Blue Cross And Blue Shield: Health Insurance With Many Benefits Though it goes by different names across the country, Blue Cross and...

Thrive With Kaiser Permanente Health Insurance
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Thrive With Kaiser Permanente Health Insurance

Kaiser Permanente Health Insurance Helps Keep Members Healthy For over 60 years, Kaiser Permanente has been providing quality healthcare...

Everything You Need To Know About The Health Insurance Exchange
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Everything You Need To Know About The Health Insurance Exchange

Need To Know Answers To Your Health Insurance Exchange Questions Since the Affordable Care Act passed, it is now mandatory for most Americans...

Do You Really Need Health Insurance?
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Do You Really Need Health Insurance?

Being Uninsured Does Not Come Without Consequences With the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) now in effect, the question of buying insurance...

Internet Rehab Camps Newest China Trend
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Internet Rehab Camps Newest China Trend

I’m Addicted To The Internet The second I sit down in a restaurant, I whip out my phone and check-in on Yelp. Maybe I’ll even tag my friends...

25 Shockingly Dangerous Cities To Live In
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25 Shockingly Dangerous Cities To Live In

The Most Dangerous Cities In America Crime is common across America. However, in comparison to the rest of the nation, you're twice as likely...

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