Health 101

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5 Most Common Health Problems Facing Seniors Today

• Seniors are at an increased risk of developing specific health problems due to the physiological changes that come with aging. • To reduce the risk of these illnesses, seniors

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How Hospitals Keep Premature Babies Safe and Healthy

Preterm births occur before the 37th week of pregnancy, and are considered risky because a baby’s organs are still developing at this stage. Hospitals provide round-the-clock care to monitor preterm


Understanding the Health Risks of Smoking

• Cigarettes contain more than 4,000 chemicals, many of which are carcinogenic and can cause serious health problems such as cancer and heart disease. • Addiction to smoking is caused

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Staying Healthy on a Budget

• Shop in bulk and buy from local farmers for nutritious food at a lower cost.  • Take advantage of discounts, explore recreation centers, and plant your garden for healthy

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Cataract: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments

Cataracts are an eye condition caused by clouding of the lens, commonly caused by aging and UV radiation exposure. Other causes can include injury or trauma to the eye, extended

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Best Tips for Erasing the Noticeable Signs of Aging

• Boost collagen production with Vitamin A-rich sweet potatoes, Vitamin C-packed citrus fruits, and antioxidant-filled leafy greens. • Consider non-invasive cosmetic procedures such as Botox injections, chemical peels, and dermal

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The Key to a Healthy Life: A Good Set of Teeth

• Poor oral hygiene can lead to systemic inflammation and chronic conditions like diabetes, gum disease, and heart attack. • Practicing preventive habits, like brushing twice a day and flossing,

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Why Tooth Decay Is Not a Thing of the Past

Poor diet habits, such as consuming sugary foods and drinks, can lead to enamel erosion and make teeth more vulnerable to cavities and other forms of damage. Unbalanced oral bacteria

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