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See, Hear, Speak | NIH News in Health

Are Kids’ Senses Ready for School? When setting off for kindergarten or first grade, a child may feel prepared with a backpack loaded with crayons, pencils, and paper. But a good start in the classroom depends on more than just school supplies. Healthy hearing, vision, speech, and language are key to success at school. If … Continue reading “See, Hear, Speak | NIH News in Health”

Why Do We Yawn?

A yawn usually signals you’re bored or tired. But could it really be doing something else? Source by [author_name] WebMD,health,yawn,tired,reflex,why do we yawn,brain,energy

How to Measure Your Blood Sugar – Mayo Clinic Patient Education

In this short video, a Mayo Clinic Certified Diabetes Educator introduces us to the equipment and walks us through the process of checking blood sugar levels for people with diabetes. source

Positive Parenting | NIH News in Health

Building Healthy Relationships With Your Kids Parents have an important job. Raising kids is both rewarding and challenging. You’re likely to get a lot of advice along the way, from doctors, family, friends, and even strangers. But every parent and child is unique. Being sensitive and responsive to your kids can help you build positive, … Continue reading “Positive Parenting | NIH News in Health”

Inflammatory Breast Cancer – Suzy’s Story

Suzy Underhill, a patient at Mayo Clinic in Arizona, shares her story battling inflammatory breast cancer. She explains the diagnosis, treatment and how she managed to keep a positive outlook during the process. Learn more about breast cancer treatment at Mayo Clinic: http://mayocl.in/2lulFoe source

The Basics: Signs of Diabetic Neuropathy

Don’t write off that tingling sensation in your hands and feet. If you have diabetes, it may be a sign of neuropathy. Source by [author_name] WebMD,health,diabetes,diabetic neuropathy,health conditions,blood sugar,nerve damage,numbness

Treating Rheumatoid Arthritis: Search for a Cure

  NIH studies look for new medications and improved outcomes John O’Shea, M.D., is the scientific director at the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases. Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) is a tricky disease. No one knows what causes it, but while there isn’t yet a cure for the autoimmune disease, it can be … Continue reading “Treating Rheumatoid Arthritis: Search for a Cure”

Ebstein’s Anomaly – Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic cardiovascular surgeon, Joseph Dearani, M.D., talks about the diagnosis and treatment of Ebstein’s anomaly. Visit http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/ebsteins-anomaly/home/ovc-20199183?mc_id=global&utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=sm&utm_content=cardiacanomalyheart&utm_campaign=mayoclinic&geo=global&placementsite=enterprise&cauid=10394 for more information on Ebstein’s anomaly or to request an appointment at Mayo Clinic. Ebstein’s anomaly is a congenital heart defect that can differ from patient to patient. An Ebstein’s anomaly patient who is highly symptomatic can … Continue reading “Ebstein’s Anomaly – Mayo Clinic”

Multiple Sclerosis: An Overview | NIH MedlinePlus the Magazine

  What is MS? Multiple sclerosis, or MS, is a chronic disease that affects the central nervous system (the brain and spinal cord). A patient’s clinical course is difficult to predict. It damages myelin, a substance that wraps around nerve fibers and helps protect them. Damaged myelin exposes our nerve fiber and disrupts key communication … Continue reading “Multiple Sclerosis: An Overview | NIH MedlinePlus the Magazine”

Olympic Gymnast Shares Training Secrets

From the WebMD Archives: Olympian gymnast Gabrielle Douglas reveals the grueling details of her daily workout, how she mentally prepares for competition, and the foods she eats to stay charged. Discover how Olympic athletes stay fit. Plus, get food and fitness tips for the everyday Olympian. http://www.webmd.com/fitness-exercise/summer-olympics-12/default.htm Follow WebMD here: Website: http://webmd.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WebMD/ Pinterest: … Continue reading “Olympic Gymnast Shares Training Secrets”