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Do Apples Affect Diabetes and Blood Sugar Levels?

Friday, December 16, 2016 1751 Views

Do Apples Affect Diabetes and Blood Sugar Levels?

Apples are delicious, nutritious and convenient to eat. Studies have shown that they have several health benefits. Yet apples also contain carbs, which impact blood sugar levels. However, the carbs found in apples affect your body differently than the sugars found in junk foods. This article explains how apples affect blood sugar levels and how to in ...

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Fever and high temperatures in children

Friday, December 16, 2016 1375 Views

Fever and high temperatures in children

A normal temperature in children is 36.5°C to 37°C although it depends on the person, their age, what they've been doing, the time of day and which part of the body you take the temperature from. 

If your child’s face feels hot to the touch and they look red or flushed, then they may have a fever. You can check ...

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Thursday, December 15, 2016 1417 Views

Ginger is the underground root of Zingiber officiale, a plant native to Asia. As the University of Maryland Medical Center points out, ginger has been used for medicinal purposes for thousands of years in a variety of cultures to treat maladies such as nausea, headaches, motion sickness, and cold and flu symptoms such as coughing.

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Ginger is a knotted, underground stem ...

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How to Protect Your Infant from Flu

Thursday, December 15, 2016 1666 Views

How to Protect Your Infant from Flu​ ?

The United States Center for Disease Control estimates that on average, 20,000 children under 5 require hospitalization due to influenza in the United States each year. Severe complications from the flu are most common in children under 2 years of age. Infants under 6 months old are most vulnerable, as they cannot get the flu vaccine, but ...

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Can Women with Diabetes Get Pregnant?

Wednesday, December 14, 2016 1910 Views

Can Women with Diabetes Get Pregnant?

Can women with diabetes get pregnant? Diabetes can affect a person without warning and sometimes may even occur without any family history. For a woman of child bearing age, this is stressful as the desire to become a mother and the thought of bringing harm to the child. Although the risks associated with pregnancy in a diabetic woman can’t be ignored, the number of ...

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