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The costs of diabetes drugs – up to $400 per month

If You Have Type 2 Diabetes When you have diabetes, you have too much glucose, or sugar, in your blood. This can cause serious health problems, such as heart disease, stroke, and blindness. People with diabetes who do not lower their blood sugar usually live about 8 years less than people who do not have […]

Drug-resistant ‘superbugs’

(CNN) — Health officials have been warning us about antibiotic overuse and drug-resistant “superbugs” for a long time. But today the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is sounding the alarm in a new way. For the first time, the CDC is categorizing drug-resistant superbugs by threat level. That’s because, in their conservative estimates, more than 2 million […]

Is it safe to take antibiotic?

Antibiotics can kill most of the bacteria in your body that are sensitive to them, including good bacteria. By destroying the bacterial balance, it may cause stomach upsets, diarrhea, infections, or other problems. Side effects of the antibiotics Some common side effects of antibiotics include nausea, diarrhea and stomach pain. Sometimes these symptoms can lead […]

Child to elderly in five minutes

No one ever really notices themselves aging – but this viral video puts our changing faces front and centre. Watch this video for five minutes, and you will have more appreciation for your physical body developing, growing and surviving the environment around it. (As the body goes through changes on the outside, one has to […]

Measuring your “Quality of Life”

Quality of life (QOL) is a broad concept of how one defines both positive and negative aspects of life. What makes it challenging to measure is that everyone can define it differently. Although health is one of the important domains of overall quality of life, there are other domains as well—for instance, jobs, housing, schools, […]