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May
28

Hay fever – Nothing to Sniff About

If you’re one of the millions of people who start sneezing as soon as spring arrives and trees and flowers start to shower us with their pollen, then you’ll know exactly what hay fever is all about. Streaming eyes, blocked nose, sneezing, itching skin – it’s not a lot of fun. There’s still lots we […]

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Aug
28

Migraine: The 7th Disabler

Imagine an excruciating throbbing pain down one or both sides of the head, sensitivity to light, dizziness, distorted vision, possible hallucinations, muscular problems and a feeling of nausea with possible continuous vomiting. Now imagine this lasting anywhere from four to 72 hours+ and a pain so severe that it may even prompt a visit to […]

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Aug
06

Will 30 Degree Washing Really Save The Planet?

Are you trying to save the environment by washing your clothes at 30 degrees? If you’re following conventional wisdom you may not be achieving the results you’re after.

By Joanna | Medical Education . Wellness
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Jul
01

Rare Diseases: Sarcoidosis

Sarcoidosis (pronounced sar-coy-doe-sis) may not be a well known condition but it does affect about 1 in every 10,000 people.  This potentially fatal inflammatory condition causes the body’s immune system to produce groups of inflammatory cells that are then deposited in various organs.  In 90% of patients sarcoidosis granulomas can be found in the lungs […]

By Joanna | Medical Education
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