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Dispelling the Wild Myths About Rabies

What is Rabies? Rabies is a viral disease that is highly fatal, but easily preventable. It is a curable disease but is still a very common concern, particularly for people who have frequent exposure to animals. It attacks the nervous system and causes inflammation in the brain, more commonly known as encephalitis.     Myths […]

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ADHD: A Quick Guide

ADHD (Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder) is a neurodevelopmental condition that affects behavior. As the name suggests, the condition affects hyperactivity, impulsivity, and inattention.   ADHD is often discovered at an early age, but symptoms become more noticeable when dealing with changing circumstances such as when they start school. Most diagnoses are made during ages 3 to 7, […]

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Cerebral Palsy: The Types, Causes, and How to Deal with It

Cerebral Palsy (CP) is a group of disorders that affect a person’s motor movements, including balance and posture.  The word cerebral means having or relating to the brain, and palsy, or paralysis accompanied by involuntary tremors. Caused by abnormal development or damage to a developing brain, this affects a person’s ability to control their muscles. […]

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Back-To-School Blues

It’s back-to-school season once again. Exciting time for kids but not necessarily for you. Adults around the world go through a lot of stress this time of year. Asking themselves if the kids have complete school supplies. Will they be able to fit in? What about their “baon”? Will I give them money or prepare […]

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Stomach Ulcer: not your common stomach ache

A stomach ulcer has oftentimes been misinterpreted as a normal stomach ache. It is important to identify one’s condition correctly before certain medical complications, such as bleeding at the site of the ulcer, perforation, and gastric obstruction arise. While these complications are relatively uncommon, there is still the possibility of them happening and they can […]

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