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Jun

21

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NIH Launches Mobile App HerbList

Posted by on June 21st, 2018 0 comments

The National Institute of Health and the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health have released a great health resource that is available instantly at your fingertips! The mobile app HerbList is available for free on the Apple store and on Google Play. HerbList was designed to give consumers access to information about popular herbs… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Consumer Health, Electronic Resources, General (all entries), NIH, Resources

Jun

19

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New Research Looks at Long-Term Impact of Tonsillectomies

Posted by on June 19th, 2018 0 comments

When I was in grade school, it seemed as if nearly every kid would miss a week of school to have their tonsils removed. They would return to school bragging about their recovery spent eating ice cream, drinking milkshakes, and watching cartoons.  I can almost acutely recall being jealous of these classmates.  After reading new… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Consumer Health, Data, General (all entries), Research

Jun

14

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Is a Missing Protein the Cause of Eosinophilic Esophagitis?

Posted by on June 14th, 2018 0 comments

A National Institute of Health funded study finds that the absence of SPINK7 in cells lining the esophagus may be impacting those who have eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE). The lack of this protein may cause inflammation and tissue damage. EoE is a chronic disease of the esophagus where white blood cells build up causing tissue damage… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Consumer Health, General (all entries), NIH, Research

Jun

12

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Vitamin D and Pregnancy

Posted by on June 12th, 2018 0 comments

A NIH study shows a correlation between Vitamin D and miscarriage. “Our findings suggest that vitamin D may play a protective role in pregnancy,” said the study’s principal investigator Sunni L. Mumford, Ph.D. Vitamins aid in helping with normal growth and development in the body. Vitamin D is used to absorb calcium, one of the… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Consumer Health, General (all entries), NIH, Research

Jun

06

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Men’s Health Month

Posted by on June 6th, 2018 0 comments

June is Men’s Health Month. Coming up is also Men’s Health Week, which takes place the week leading up to Father’s Day. This year’s dates are June 11-17, 2018. According to menshealthmonth.org, “the purpose of Men’s Health Week is to heighten the awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease… Read More »

Posted in: Advocacy, Blog, Community Engagement, Consumer Health, Electronic Resources, General (all entries), Health History, Resources

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