Why do we dream?

In the third Millenium BC, Mesopotamian kings recorded and interpreted their dreams on wax tablets. A thousand years later, ancient Egyptians wrote a dream book, listing over 100 common dreams and their meanings. In the years since, we haven’t paused our quest to understand why we dream. So after a great deal of scientific research, technological advancement and persistence, we…

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Danger of Asbestos in the face of Natural Disasters

Danger of Asbestos in the face of Natural Disasters The EPA estimates that there are approximately 107,000 primary and secondary schools and 733,000 of public of commercial buildings in the United States contain a traceable amount of asbestos materials(1). In fact, most houses that were built before the 1990’s are likely to contain some asbestos. It was a building product…

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How does Asthma occur?

It starts with a cough. or a wheeze soon your chest feels tight, your breathing speeds up and gets shallower making you feel short of breath. These are the common symptoms of an asthma attack. Around the world, more than 300 million people suffer from asthma, and around 250 thousand people die from it. But why do people get asthma…

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Taking Your Health for Granted

  There may have been times you are told by your doctors that your health is in perfectly good condition. But is your doctor disclosing only what you want to hear just because they are afraid of conveying the truth or because it is much convenient to bring in the good news than putting the truthful news out naked and exposed?…

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5 Important Things to do If You Have Anxiety.

If you suffer from social anxiety, you will fear certain situation. This can vary from person to person, some fear speaking in front of groups of people, some fear meeting new people, while others fear to go to party, meeting or other types of social events. In whichever situation you are fear arises, you will probably experience sweating, flushing, palpitations,…

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Taking Medications: Before or After Meal?

I believe some of you are confused about whether it would be better to take your medication before or after eating. In short, my answer to this question is it depends. Different drugs work and get metabolized differently. Therefore it is important to know which specific type of drugs should be taken before and after eating, or if it matters at…

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“Please, let me die. I can’t do this anymore.”

One patient I have in mind was kept alive through the guilt that the daughter gave him. Due to a devastating stroke, this man was no longer able to open his eyes, but had enough cognitive function to make simple requests and move one leg. The man had a tracheostomy and would be able to come off of the ventilator…

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