Asbestos and Lung Disease

Asbestos, a naturally-occurring silicate material, was once used extensively at home and in the workplace. Light, strong, and inexpensive, its insulating, soundproofing, heat- and fire-resistant properties made it a popular material for a range of products. Asbestos was widely used in shipbuilding, construction, power stations, and factories. It was also available as a component of […]

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Five of the Best Natural Pain Remedies

Pain is, unfortunately, a common ailment. From mild discomfort to chronic illness, pain can have a devastating impact on lives. As well as prescribed and over-the-counter medications, there are a wealth of natural treatment options available. In this article, we’ll discuss five of the best choices. Capsaicin Capsaicin is an active substance found in chilli […]

Zika Virus Prevention

All You Need to Know About Zika Prevention and Protection

The Zika virus has become a major headline in the news recently, and you’ve probably heard about its serious effects in countries all around the world. Unfortunately, the virus has slowly made its way into the United States through the state of Florida, so being aware of the potential problem and knowing how to eradicate […]

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Watch Your Back: Spine Curvatures’ Causes and Treatments

The spine, also known as the spinal column, backbone, or vertebral column, supports the body when standing upright. Also, the spine houses and protects a part of the central nervous system – the spinal cord. The spinal cord is the main highway of signals from the brain to almost all parts of the body and […]

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How to Deal with Injuries and Illnesses as a Parent

Unfortunately, injuries and illnesses are inevitable. If you are a parent, and your child seems to be in pain, it can be very hard to know whether an emergency room visit is required or not. When it comes to urgent care NYC professionals recommend only going if there is a requirement for immediate attention or […]

BiPAP and CPAP

BiPAP therapy, how it works and how it differs from CPAP

You might already know what continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) is, but have you heard about BPAP? Bilevel positive airway pressure (also referred to as BiPAP) is very similar in design and function to a CPAP machine. It is a non-invasive form of sleep therapy for patients who suffer from sleep apnea. BiPAP machines deliver […]