Posts Tagged ‘Atlanticcoast Health Care’

Severe Asthma Sufferers Can Exercise And Stay Fit

Severe asthma sufferers can still stay in shape using a targeted exercise program. As long as your asthma is under control, and you stay safe if an attack strikes while you hit the gym.       Severe Asthma: Cardio Workouts Jogging, swimming, walking can help.  Stick to moderate intensity. That means you should be able to…

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Foods To Keep Handy For Weight Loss, Good Health

Foods that promote your health, maintain correct weight, and are also tasty should be always available to you. In this blog, we list a number of foods and drinks you should always keep around.   Foods: Turkey It’s low in fat and sodium, and high in protein. And versatile, too: Wrap some turkey breast in…

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Lung Pacemaker Successfully Treats First Sleep Apnea Patient

A new lung pacemaker has successfully treated its’ first sleep apnea patient. Respicardia, a Minnetonka, Minnesota firm, received FDA approval to introduce its remedē System as a treatment option for severe central sleep apnea. The remedē system is essentially a pacemaker for the lungs, taking over the responsibility of stimulating the diaphragm while the patient is sleeping. Its…

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Bill Gates Joins Fight To Find A Cure For Alzheimer’s

Bill Gates has pledged his considerable financial support, $100 million dollars, to find a cure for Alzheimer’s disease.       Bill Gates: Fighting For A Cure Alzheimer’s is a chronic neurodegenerative disease, which causes a slow decline in memory, thinking, and reasoning skills. At the end, the patient can no longer care for their…

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Super Small Needle Can Now Deliver Drugs To Specific Brain Areas

A miniaturized cannula that uses a super small needle as thin as a human hair, can now directly deliver drugs to very specific brain regions. Developed by MIT researchers, this direct dosing approach allows doctors to send drugs to specific brain areas and reduce harmful side effects.   Super Small Needle: Positive Brain Drug Treatments Today,…

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Flu Season 2018 Is Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad

Flu season 2018 is terrible, horrible, very bad according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). It is widespread in 46 states, and as of mid December, at least 106 people have died from the infectious disease.         Flu 2018: Worst on Record? Medical experts here in the U.S. are concerned that…

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Stiff Joints And Aging: You Can Handle And Control It

Stiff joints and aging usually go together like a hand in glove. Face it, don’t stress out, we’re not getting younger. But, there several things you can do to alleviate the stiffness and engage normally in everyday activities.     Stiff Joints: You’re Getting Older As you age, your cartilage, the spongy material that protects…

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Sleep Apnea: Symptoms, Causes, And Treatments

Sleep apnea (AP-ne-ah) is a disorder in which you have one or more pauses in breathing or shallow breaths while you sleep.  The word “apnea” is a Greek word which literally means, “without breath.” Breathing pauses can last from a few seconds to minutes. They may occur 30 times or more an hour. Typically, normal breathing then starts…

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Symptoms, Causes, Treatments

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a trauma of the carpal tunnel which is a narrow passageway on the palm side of your wrist made up of bones and ligaments. The median nerve runs through this passageway and controls the sensation and movement in your thumb and first three fingers.  When it’s compressed, the result is numbness,…

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Acupuncture Accepted As Paid Medicaid Service In Ohio

Acupuncture has now gone main stream in Ohio as the Ohio Department of Medicaid announced that it will include acupuncture as a covered service. The state Medicaid program will cover low back pain and migraines beginning on January 1st, 2018. Ohio is the first state in the Midwest to provide Medicaid recipients access to covered…

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