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Why a Good Night’s Sleep Is Important

           Getting enough quality sleep at night helps protect your mental and physical health, quality of life, and your safety, explained the National Heart., Lung and Blood Institute, Bethesda, Maryland….

Birth Defects

Birth Defects Can Be Prevented

Birth defects are changes in the structure of one or more parts of the body, explained the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia.  They affect one in every 33 babies born…

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Can Diabetes Be Prevented?

November is American Diabetes Month, a time to raise awareness about the disease and about the burden that the impacted people carry. It is also a time to Stop Diabetes®! America Gets Cooking?…

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How to Maintain Healthy Eyes

After British actress, Judi Dench, announced that she had been diagnosed with age-related macular degeneration (AMD), it focused attention on a serious eye disease that affects many older people and can lead to…

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we here at Eco18 decided to take part in this campaign to help increase awareness. We each took a moment to ourselves to reflect on what…

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How is Ebola Spread? Virus Spreads Through Direct Contact With Fluids Like Sweat, Semen; Possibly Airborne

How is Ebola spread? That’s what an increasing number of people are wondering as new potential cases are reported across the United States and Europe while the disease takes more lives in Africa….

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Can Breast Cancer Be Prevented?

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month—an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease. Spreading awareness and encouraging women to creating plans to detect the disease in its early stages is what October…

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National Depression Screening Day October 9

Today is National Depression Screening Day (NDSD), and while it may not be a subject that people want to talk about, it’s an important issue that needs to be discussed. As someone who…

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Eliminate Varicose Veins, Reduce Thrombosis Risk

NEW YORK—For some with varicose veins, 45 minutes and a few needle pricks can reduce the risk of preventable death. Patients with larger varicose veins are at an increased risk of deep vein…

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Can Alzheimer’s Disease Be Prevented?

Named after Alois Alzheimer (1864-1915), a German neurologist, Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) robs its patients of their dignity, intellect, and ability to carry out daily routine tasks. AD is one form of dementia. The…

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