Tuberculosis - or TB - is one of the world’s deadliest diseases. It is caused by a bacterium called mycobacterium tuberculosis that usually attacks the lungs, but can attack any part of the body, including the kidney, spine and brain. Latent TB can live within the body without making you sick. People with latent TB do not have symptoms, are not infectious and cannot make others sick.
When constantly struggling to juggle the unending daily responsibilities of both work and family life, trying to squeeze in time to exercise can be a daunting task. Throughout the day, you may be faced with the difficult choice: to move or not to move. Luckily, there are many simple changes you can incorporate into your daily routine to squeeze in that extra bit of movement, such as parking a bit farther away from your destination or opting to take the stairs versus riding the elevator.
Did you know that doctors now recommend that children as young as six months old should have their first comprehensive eye exam? Not only is correcting vision problems crucial for happiness and success, but an eye exam can detect such health problems as diabetes, high blood pressure and high cholesterol.
They say the first rule of grocery shopping is, don’t go on an empty stomach. It’s true. It can lead to all sorts of temptations, like the smell from the bakery or that fried chicken. Walk away! If you have a grocery list, you are already a star. Organize the list into sections such as fresh produce, dairy, etc.
As people look to improve their health, many will turn to vitamins and supplements as part of their healthier routines. However, experts stress the importance of understanding the potential interactions supplements can have with medications and some brands of medical test results.
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