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Stroke Awareness and Prevention

Sometimes referred to as brain attacks, strokes occur when the brain is deprived of oxygen and essential nutrients. When this happens, the brain does not get the blood it needs,

How to live a more stress-free life.

The Health Effects of Chronic Stress and the Few Simples Techniques You Can Use to Help Get Your Life Back to Balance Unfortunately, we can’t avoid stress. We are constantly

Vomiting as a symptom

When anyone in your family comes down with an upset stomach and vomiting, it’s essential to understand the root cause: is it a case of food poisoning, motion sickness, intestinal

How to Protect Your Child from Poison

While anyone can be a victim of poisoning, children are most often at risk. With their curious minds and carefree attitudes, they are more apt to get into something that

Out Of Breath – When To Seek Help

Introduction Shortness of breath or dyspnea is a common symptom that affects almost 25% of patients who present to the emergency department. It can arise from a bevy of conditions

What In the Blazes?

Introduction The stubborn blaze at International Terminals Co. (ITC) in Deer Park has been raging for the past 4 days, as health concerns emerge from anxious Houston-area residents in the

How to Manage the Stress of Modern Life

Stress is our ‘fight or flight’ response preparing for battle or a quick exit. The heart beats faster, muscles become tense, and your senses become more attuned. This is meant