Archive for May, 2012

Zesty Tropical Surprise

Monday, May 28th, 2012

1 cup unsweetened pineapple juice
1/4 cup frozen lemon or orange juice concentrate (more…)

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Gallstones, Vomiting & Pregnancy. Part 2

Wednesday, May 16th, 2012

When a pregnant woman experiences nausea and vomiting, gallbladder disease must be considered. However, other causes must be entertained as well. Keep in mind that some nausea and vomiting occurs in over half of all pregnancies. But obviously, a pregnant woman who vomits for eight months is not the typical case. (more…)

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Gallstones, Vomiting & Pregnancy. Part 1

Wednesday, May 16th, 2012

Q.How is a gallbladder attack or gallstone problem affected by pregnancy? I have a friend who has thrown up for eight months, and the doctors told her it was probably her gallbladder. They said gallbladder problems often occur during pregnancy. Why? (more…)

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Caregiving and the End of Life, Part 2

Wednesday, May 16th, 2012

“The grief of caregivers is not a subject that’s talked about too much,” said Lamers, now based in southern California. “Physicians developed a way of guarding themselves against grief when a patient died. When I was developing hospices 25 years ago I had to let go of that.” (more…)

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Caregiving and the End of Life, Part 1

Wednesday, May 16th, 2012

“We all need to heed the warning we get from stewardesses on a plane: In the event of an emergency, oxygen masks will drop from the ceiling — put yours on first.” That’s the metaphorical advice of Suzanne Mintz, president and co-founder of the National Family Caregivers Association. (more…)

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What Are the Symptoms of Cervical Cancer?

Friday, May 4th, 2012

For early-stage cervical cancer, especially in the preinvasive stage, there are virtually no symptoms, which is why screening is so important.
Often women have advanced disease before abnormal bleeding occurs. (more…)

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