Respiratory Tract Infections – Types and Management

Respiratory infections and viral contagion are more relevant today than they’ve ever been because of the COVID-19 pandemic and all it has brought on the public healthcare system and society….

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Prevalence of Influenza and Its Characteristics

Often synonymous with the common cold due to the similarities in symptoms, influenza is a much more virulent illness, especially for those with other chronic health conditions. With a prevalence…

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The Connection Between Chronic Lung Disease and Asthma

If you have asthma, you know the kind of effect it can have on your ability to exercise, perform strenuous activities, and even manage everyday tasks. What you may not…

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10 Foods to Avoid if You Have Chronic Kidney Disease

Good nutrition is a key part of staying healthy. Eat a balanced diet, and you’ll support your overall wellness, keeping yourself as physically fit as possible. Eat too many of…

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10 Best Foods for Managing Your Chronic Kidney Disease

Trying to find safe foods to eat that are good for your kidneys can feel like navigating a minefield. You don’t have the luxury of eating whatever you want, but…

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The Most Common Shoulder Injuries

Shoulders are known to be vulnerable joints when it comes to the risk of injury. The shoulder is a ‘ball-and-socket joint’. Although this type of joint is quite useful for…

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Neck Pain Causes and Treatment

Neck pain is certainly a common complaint. If you’re experiencing soreness, stiffness, and tightness in your neck region, these could be symptoms of a mild neck injury. Since many individuals…

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Types and Treatments of Lower Extremity Injuries

Injuries of the lower extremity can occur for several reasons due to many risk factors. Because of the specific location on the body, the lower extremity is the most commonly…

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Types of Upper Extremity Injuries

Upper extremity injuries are some of the most commonly seen injuries in an emergency setting, especially as it pertains to those participating in competitive sport or athletic activities. Many cases…

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The Effects of Resistance Training on Muscular Performance 

The results of resistance training on muscle growth are well documented. Skeletal muscle is the second most abundant tissue in the human body, composing ~40% of total body mass. It…

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