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The Different Kinds of Sutures Used by Surgeons

Surgical sutures have been used by healers and surgeons for centuries and date as far back as 3000 BC in Ancient Egypt. Sutures are usually composed of strands of fibres that are used to form a stitch or a series of stitches to hold body tissue together. Stitches are...

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How to Treat Burn Injuries

In general people do not believe that they will fall victim to any type of injury. The saying remains: it will never happen to me… to the detriment of countless victims or care takers who were uninformed about what to do when they or a loved one should suffer such a...

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Heart Attack and Cardiac Arrest

Two terms that get confused all the time is Heart Attack and Cardiac Arrest. They are used interchangeably in news reports, television shows, other media sources, and general conversation. But the truth is that these two terms describe two very different conditions...

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How Scalpel Blades are Made

Have you ever wondered how scalpel blades are made? They are such tiny things but are obviously manufactured with great precision and skill. Well, this is true and that’s why the entire manufacturing process of scalpel blades are handled almost exclusively by...

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Myths About Flu

Influenza, more commonly known as Flu, is that dreadful disease that we all potentially face every year. We fear it and the consequences it will have on our health, daily lives, and work environment. Because it is such an ever-present threat, there is more than a fair...

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Exercising When You Are Sick?

Many studies and articles will tell you that if you exercise regularly you will be healthier, which will lead to a stronger immune system, which means you will be less likely to become sick with everyday illnesses like colds and flu. Fair enough; all of that makes...

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What are Different Types of Gauze Used For?

When it comes to medical products designed to help with wound care there are many different types available on the market. The problem is though that the average person doesn’t always know which kind of wound care product or dressing to buy for which situation. Most...

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Manufacturing Latex Gloves

We all know that disposable gloves have become an indispensable part of daily life. Whether they are used in the medical field, food processing, cleaning, beauty industries, etc. - it doesn't matter; gloves serve as our primary protection against germs and other...

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Gut Bacteria – Your Diet and Your Brain

Research suggests that gut bacteria may directly affect brain structure and function... Each of us has countless microorganisms living in our digestive tracts. Primarily these gut flora are responsible for helping us digest our food by synthesizing and metabolizing...

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Facts About Hearth Health

Last week we wrote an article about some of the myths surrounding Heart Health. Some of those myths may have been surprising to some of you, but perhaps others may already have known about these myths. In this article we will look at some of the Facts About Hearth...

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Myths about Heart Health

There are few other health topics as important and critical to us as human beings like the health of our hearts. Of course, there are a lot of myths about heart health, just as with so many other things. Conflicting information can be found everywhere, and while one...

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Use Caution to Prevent Medical Accidents

According to statistics medical accidents and errors generate huge expenses worldwide each year. And not only does the ill-use of medical equipment and supplies lead to enormous financial costs, but it can also lead to life-endangering consequences for those involved...

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Resolving the Cause of Conflict

This is the third and final article in this three-part article series of Conflict, it's effects on your health, and what to do about it. In the previous article we talked about ways you can manage the effects of conflict, especially on your health and well-being....

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Tuberculosis Day – A Third of the World…

Of all the infectious diseases in the world, Tuberculosis (TB) is probably one of the most prolific. As an air-borne bacteria it spreads itself via the very symptoms it causes in its host body - coughing, sneezing, spitting, and even speaking! About one third of the...

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Managing the Symptoms of Conflict

In our previous article we highlighted some of the ill-effects that conflict can have on your mental and physical well-being. Now we will discuss some of the options available to help you with those effects. Some of the best ways of managing the symptoms of conflict,...

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The Effects of Conflict on Your Health

We all know that conflict and the handling thereof is something that we would all rather try to avoid if possible. Conflict, and the negative effects that result from it, contribute greatly to our overall stress levels and the more this builds up, the more likely it...

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Seven Myths About Eye Care That You Probably Believed

Our eyes are a very important part, not only of our physical bodies, but of our senses too. Many people worry about losing their sight if something were to go horribly wrong with their eyes. Because of this natural fear there are many rumours and myths about eye care...

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Strange Medical Eye Procedures

With the constantly evolving medical industry it is to be expected that some weird and unusual procedures will start cropping up due to patient demand. But just how far would you go for that extra smidge of physical perfection? In some countries strange medical...

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