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What Are Partial Seizures?

· · General Health
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a seizure is an abnormal area of activity in the brain. Depending on where the activity is located, there are two main types. If there is abnormal activity on both sides of the brain, it is called a general seizure. If … Read More
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Annual Physical Exam Checklist

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It can be called an annual physical exam, a general physical exam, or a wellness visit. This visit gives you a chance to connect with your health care provider, update your provider on your health, and plan for future preventive healthcare. Having a physical exam checklist is a good way … Read More
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Are There House Plants That Clean the Air?

· · General Health
Photosynthesis is the biological term for how plants make the energy to grow. It means making something (synthesis) from light (photo). Plants take in carbon dioxide (CO2) from the air through small holes in their leaves. They get water from the soil through their roots. Water plus CO2 plus light … Read More
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How to Get Rid of Athlete’s Foot

· · General Health
According to the American Academy of Dermatology, athlete’s foot – or tinea pedis – is a common fungal infection that can affect anybody, not just athletes. It is also called foot ringworm, and the fungi that cause tinea pedis can cause ringworm on your body or jock itch. These fungi … Read More
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How To Know If You Need Stitches

· · General Health
According to the Wound Care Society, the reasons why a wound needs to be closed by suturing are to stop bleeding, promote healing, prevent infection, and prevent scarring. Sutures include absorbable sutures that do not need to be removed, non-absorbable sutures that need to be removed, and staples that need … Read More

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