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What Is Typhoid?

What Is Typhoid? Many preppers (myself included) put a lot of emphasis on firearms, home defense and home security and we do so with good reason.  But one area that also needs significant attention paid to it is the area of understanding bacterial and viral infectious disease.  I...
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Early Symptoms of Diabetes

Early Symptoms of Diabetes How can you tell if you have diabetes? Most early symptoms are from higher-than-normal levels of glucose, a kind of sugar, in your blood. The warning signs can be so mild that you don't notice them. That's especially true of type 2 diabetes. Some people don't find out th&...
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What You Should Know About Diabetic Ketoacidosis

What You Should Know About Diabetic Ketoacidosis Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) is a buildup of acids in your blood. It can happen when your blood sugar is too high for too long. It could be life-threatening, but it usually takes many hours to become that serious. You can treat it and pr...
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Depression in Women

Depression in Women Here are the facts about depression in women: In the U.S., about 15 million people experience depression each year. The majority of them are women. Unfortunately, nearly two-thirds do not get the help they need. Depression in women is very common. In fact, women a&#1...
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Understanding Common Cold — Symptoms

Understanding Common Cold -- Symptoms Symptoms of a cold can be felt about 1-4 days after catching a cold virus. They start with a burning feeling in the nose or throat, followed by sneezing, a runny nose, and a feeling of being tired and unwell. This is the period when you are m...
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Quiz: Do You Fall For Old Flu Myths?

Quiz: Do You Fall For Old Flu Myths? True False This myth really caught on over the years. Flu shots are made with dead viruses or without any viruses at all.Flu shots are made with dead viruses or pieces (proteins) from the flu virus. You can’t catch the flu from getting one. Your arm m&#105...
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Common Cold Symptoms: What’s Normal, What’s Not

Common Cold Symptoms: What’s Normal, What’s Not Your nose is running, you've got a cough, and your throat is raw. Is it a cold, allergies, or the flu? There are similarities to all three, but a few telltale signs can help you tell them apart. It usually begins with a sore throat, and before you k&...
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