Features - Stop Ticks Reduce your chances of getting a tickborne disease by using repellents, checking for ticks, and showering after being outdoors. If you have a tick bite followed by a fever or rash, seek medical attention. Gardening, camping, hiking, and playing outdoors – when enjoying these activities, don't forget to take steps to prevent bites from ticks that share the outdoors. Ticks can infect humans with bacteria, viruses, and parasites that can cause serious illness. Diseases that you can get from a tick bite include (listed alphabetically): Other diseases that you can get from a tick in the United States include Colorado tick fever and Powassan encephalitis.
Top 10 Common Medical Myths Health At the List Universe we love to dispel myths – so here we are, yet again, presenting another list of common myths that need to be debunked and forgotten once and for all. This time we look at medical myths – of which there are thousands. This is a selection of the ten most common, but do feel free to add your own to the comments. The Myth: Sugar makes kids hyperactive Dr.
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Eat This, Not That: Diet Review Why do I need to register or sign in for WebMD to save? We will provide you with a dropdown of all your saved articles when you are registered and signed in. The Promise Eat smart, and you could lose 10-30 pounds – or more. Fast Food With the Most Sodium Your passion for healthy living brought you here - let's keep talking! by Karen Pallarito Fast food is convenient, but it can be salty, and it’s saltier in U.S. than in other countries. Americans eat about 3,400 mg of sodium a day, more than the suggested 2,300 milligrams and double the 1,500 milligrams for people who over 50, African American, or who have hypertension, diabetes, or kidney disease. While “fast food isn’t going to wreck anyone’s diet if consumed on occasion,” you should limit sodium, says Rima Kleiner, RD, a Vienna, Va.
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Developer Productivity - The Red Pill Im very eager to return to blogging about Clojure, but right now I have a loose productivity end which I need to take care of. In this post you will get a few producitivity tips as well as my configs for Emacs, Awesome and Wanderlust. "I know why you're here. I know what you've been doing... why you hardly sleep, why you live alone, and why night after night, you sit by your computer.
Leukemia Treatment Virtually Eradicates Cancer, Kills 'Pounds' Of Cancerous Cells A new leukemia treatment is wowing even the researchers behind its creation, providing results beyond their wildest expectations. It's virtually eradicated cancerous leukemia cells in the first three patients it's been tested on. In two of the first three patients the process was tested on the treatment completely destroyed the most common type of leukemia, according to MSNBC. In the third patient, the treatment seems to have reduced the cancerous cells to 70 percent of what they once were. "Within three weeks, the tumors had been blown away, in a way that was much more violent than we ever expected," said senior author Carl June, MD told Penn Medicine.