Tag Archives: emergency

Too Embarrassed to Talk About It? Hemorrhoids…

By: Dr. Craig Mintzer | Thursday, April 11, 2013 - 11:31 AM
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By the age of 50, approximately half of adults have experienced the itching, bleeding and discomfort associated with hemorrhoids; so why are we all so embarrassed to talk about this common ailment?  The reality is, if you’re suffering with hemorrhoids… Read More

The Most Deadly Food in the USA Revealed

By: Dr. Alwyn Wong | Thursday, March 28, 2013 - 10:31 AM
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Most of us think that as long as we minimize drinking alcohol and refrain from smoking, our chances of developing major diseases and requiring emergency medical attention is smaller.  Coupling this scheme with eating sufficient amounts of fruits and vegetables… Read More

A Real Emergency – Toxic Chemicals in Food

By: Dr. Alwyn Wong | Tuesday, March 12, 2013 - 11:19 AM
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When the Food Safety Modernization Act was signed into law by President Barack Obama in 2011 it put a lot of people’s minds at ease about food consumption in America. It gave many people the impression there would be fewer… Read More

Fish Substitutions a Real Emergency

By: Bel Marra Health | Monday, January 14, 2013 - 10:09 AM

Some of the fish products that you purchase and consume may not be what you think they are.  A new study from Oceana shows that many retailers and restaurants regularly mislabel fish products that they sell to consumers.  This is… Read More

Top Sicknesses in the Emergency Room

By: Dr. Craig Mintzer | Monday, December 03, 2012 - 10:41 AM
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On any given year, there are approximately 136 million visits to the emergency room and 41 percent of the population will seek out emergency room treatment.  Although the ER often conjures up images of dramatic life or death situations such… Read More

The Odd Connection – Feet and Arthritis

By: Dr. Craig Mintzer | Thursday, November 29, 2012 - 10:26 AM
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Rheumatoid arthritis pertains to a chronic disease involving the immune system, in which joints undergo inflammation, thus causing pain and stiffness.  People with rheumatoid arthritis generally find difficulty in performing simple movements that involve the joints, such as walking, standing… Read More

Diseases Most Common After Natural Disasters

By: Bel Marra Health | Wednesday, November 14, 2012 - 04:05 PM
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Hurricane Sandy recently hit North America, putting millions of people to a loss in electricity and heat, high levels of freezing water, and damage to properties and homes.  To date, the effects of this natural disaster could still be felt,… Read More

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