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The Complete Guide to Dealing with Blood in Stool


Saturday, December 8, 2018

Blood in stool is an alarming sight, and it usually points to something severely wrong in one’s health condition. But then again, it could just be nothing. However, it’s always a good idea to do something about it, because blood in stool is definitely not normal. On the other hand, your poop might come out looking ...

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12 Healthy Snacks to Take with You in the Office


Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Anyone who works at an office knows that it's not easy to eat healthy all the time while at work. This is because there's always a constant supply of treats loaded with trans fats, sugars, and other unhealthy ingredients available. And for most people, such treats can't be avoided. So what can a person do? Well, ...

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Everything You Need to Know About Phosphoric Acid


Thursday, November 8, 2018

The mention of phosphoric acid, or any other acid for that matter, might send chills down your spine. We have consumed phosphoric acid from time to time, some of us consume even more than they need. Think about the chemical use of phosphoric acid for a moment. It’s used as an industrial and dental etchant, ...

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The Complete Guide to Propylene Glycol


Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Propylene glycol is a substance that’s widely used in the food and cosmetics industry. For instance, it is a common ingredient in many hygiene and cosmetic products. It is also used as an additive in many foods. Food authorities in both the U.S and Europe have ruled the product as generally safe for use in ...

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12 Ways You Can Keep Your Pituitary Gland Healthy


Sunday, November 4, 2018

Would you believe that a gland that is only pea-sized is responsible for the regulation of many body functions? The pituitary gland is part of the body's endocrine system and is often referred to as the "master gland" because it produces different kinds of hormones that travel through the bloodstream. Such hormones direct certain processes ...

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The Complete Guide to Muscular Dystrophy


Sunday, November 4, 2018

Muscular dystrophy occurs when a group of hereditary diseases weaken and damage your muscles over a period of time. The weakness and damage is the result of lack of a protein known as Dystrophin which is necessary for normal functioning of muscles. Deficiency of this protein can lead to problems with swallowing, walking, and muscle ...

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