Category: Fact vs Fiction

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How to Tell if a Child Has Cystic Fibrosis

Many people have questions about what cystic fibrosis is. They’ve heard of it, but they’re not quite sure what it is or how to tell if someone has it. Here are some answers: About Cystic Fibrosis So, what is CF? Cystic fibrosis or CF is an inherited disorder that causes exocrine glands to behave abnormally.

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Debunking Myths About Dental Braces

A smile can brighten up a person’s day, more so if you have a bright set of teeth. A nice set of teeth not only is to enhance a person’s appearance. It also helps us eat and enjoy our food better. That is why it is important to keep our teeth healthy all the time.

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Myths Related to Hormone Replacement Therapy

The term menopause is used to point out the last menstrual period of a woman. However, the real description of being menopausal is when a female is not having a period for one year. The average menopause age is 51-55 years around the world, although, this can be stuck some women earlier. Women can start

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Ibuprofen: Does Its Potency Time Make It More Effective Than Other Painkillers?

Thanks to modern medicine, it’s easy to solve minor body problems which, years ago, could worsen into more severe body conditions or require extreme medical procedures which were very common in the past. While some medicines require prescriptions, plenty of medicines are over-the-counter. This means the pharmacist dispensing the drug does not need to see

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Kombucha: Is It Really Good For You?

You may have heard your local health-food café/vegan restaurant/organic foods commune/yoga studio peddle this strange, unctuous brew over the past few years. In fact, it’s become a buzz word for pretty much any kind of fermented tea that has purported magical powers of healing all kinds of ailments and maladies. Yet, despite all its buzzword

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3 Common FAQs About Compounding Medication

Compounding pharmacy as creating a drug to cater for the individual needs of a patient has proved to be quite a revolutionary process today. A qualified pharmacist does the compounding in instances where a medication fails to meet patients’ needs. Compounding is particularly necessary for the patients who cannot tolerate the drug that is available. It

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Breast Augmentation Surgery: When Can I Start Working Out Again?

One of the most common questions asked by those who have undergone breast augmentation is “When can I start exercising again?” It’s immensely critical to know that jumping back to your usual exercise routine could slow down your recovery and result in complications. Following your surgeon’s instructions is important for a speedy recovery and the

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The Different Types of Replacement Teeth

The teeth are among the strongest structures your body has. Insufficient dental care, age, trauma, and dental disease, however, might result in the loss of your permanent teeth. And that’s not good. Many people assume that they do not need a replacement when they lose a tooth. More so if they think they’ve retained the

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How to Take Care of Your Spine for a Healthy Body Framework

A person’s activities, movements, habits, as well as dietary intake, impact the body on a daily basis. Many people, however, forget how all these can affect the body. The spine or backbone carries the body framework and is instrumental to the strength, flexibility, support and range of movements that your body possesses. This part, therefore, should be

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