This Is How I Save My Life: Amy Scher's Healing Journey

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Medical Tourism: An Idea Whose Time Has Come

Posted Tue, 2013/11/19 - 23:31 by Fred Lee

Patient Insider, Costs & Insurance, Patient Care

Medical tourism is an increasingly popular choice to obtain affordable and quality healthcare, and for good reason.

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Top 7 Reasons People Choose Medical Tourism Today

Posted Fri, 2013/03/29 - 20:54 by Fred Lee

Conditions & Diseases, Beyond Science

There are a number of valid reasons that people are choosing to travel to meet their health care needs as medical tourists.

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Traveling for Good Health

Posted Fri, 2013/03/15 - 21:07 by Fred Lee

Patient Insider, Alternative Treatments

Medical tourism has been around for a while, and it is becoming an increasingly popular option for many people today.

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Controlling Blood Sugar With Green Tea

Posted Thu, 2013/02/07 - 23:00 by Fred Lee

Patient Insider, Prevention, Alternative Treatments, Diabetes

Green tea is chock full of antioxidants and is believed to have many health benefits, including controlling our blood sugar during a high starch meal.

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Eye Health Linked to Brain Health

Posted Tue, 2013/01/29 - 21:44 by Fred Lee

Patient Insider, Prevention, Conditions & Diseases, Patient Care

Doctors now believe that declining eye health could be an indicator of a larger problem with the brain.

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Vitamin D and Heart Disease for Diabetics

Posted Mon, 2013/01/28 - 23:22 by Fred Lee

Patient Insider, Prevention, Alternative Treatments, Conditions & Diseases

Doctors now think that the risk for heart disease in some patients with diabetes may be linked to vitamin D levels.

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Regular Consumption of Soda May Aggravate Arthritis

Posted Fri, 2013/01/18 - 22:39 by Fred Lee

Prevention, Conditions & Diseases

Sugary soft drinks can contribute to a variety of health problems, and now arthritis may be added to that list.

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What I Know For Sure: Life After Lyme and Other Chronic Conditions

Posted Fri, 2013/01/04 - 01:56 by amybscher

The India Story, Mind and body, Lyme Disease

As my words finally make it out into the world (in print!), I sit here and reflect on all that I have learned. I wonder how I can capture it all and bottle it, so I never forget. Not even 50 years from now. The suffering I endured from Chronic Lyme disease and all of my other diagnoses, is something that that I'd never give back now. For so much of where my life has landed has came from flying blindly through all of those years.

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Leisurely Exercise Is Not Only Fun, It May Help You Live Longer

Posted Thu, 2012/12/27 - 01:25 by Fred Lee

Patient Insider, Prevention, Beyond Science

Regularly taking part in leisurely exercise can not only make a person look and feel better, but it may also help them to live longer.

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Your Job May Increase Your Risk for Cancer

Posted Tue, 2012/12/25 - 01:58 by Fred Lee

Cancer, Conditions & Diseases

Researchers are finding that the workplace environment may expose workers to an increased risk for breast cancer.

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