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Friday’s COPD Newsletter from COPD Support, Inc. by Karen Bastille Health Maven Posted Fri 13 Aug 2010 12:36pm Volume 10, Issue 37 August 13, 2010 Richard D. Martin, Co-Editor A single drop of blood can contain millions of red blood cells. Red blood cells contain hemoglobin, and hemoglobin is the means by which oxygen (O2) and carbon dioxide (CO2) are transported throughout the body. There has been some recent discussion abo ... Read on »
& So Begins A Completely New Journey That This Blog Is Now Devoted To…. by vanessa thompson Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:08pm March 31, 2009 I just wanted to give a brief break down of a series of overwhelming events over the last few days.I am leaving a lot out, but at some point I will write a better informed blog. We took Keely to the Dr. on Sun morning (5 days after the birth of our 3rd child) after a sleepless night of her complaining severe leg pain.They ... Read on »
Health Headlines - June 18 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:24pm Guidant Recalls 38,000 Heart Defibrillators The U.S. Food and Drug Administration and Guidant Corp. are recalling 38,000 implantable cardiac defibrillators that may malfunction, the company announced Friday. Most of the devices have already been implanted, the Associated Press said. Defibrillators shock an irregularly beating heart back ... Read on »
Stroke: Risks & Prevention by Anthony R. Patient Expert Posted Sun 11 Jan 2009 4:22pm According to the Philippine Health Statistics (2004), stroke kills 61.8 per 100,000 population. It is the second leading cause of mortality in the Philippines, next to heart diseases. But this figure could be much higher. According to Dr. Joey Navarro in his study published in the Philippine Journal of Neurology, stroke affects 486 out ... Read on »
Low Red Blood Cell Count by Karen Posted Sun 04 Oct 2009 11:13pm Nurse Amy, whom I think is awesome, was my nurse yesterday. I got Easy Chemo as planned, but in addition I also got an Aranesp injection to boost my red blood cell (hemoglobin) count. My HGB was 9.8 when it should be 12 to 15.5. When Nurse Amy came over with the injection, I thought she was trying to give me the Neulasta injection, which shoul ... Read on »
Confusing ConfusionBy LISA SANDE ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted Sun 07 Dec 2008 10:54am Confusing Confusion By LISA SANDERS, M.D. 07 dec 2008 1. SYMPTOMS The middle-aged man writhed on the gurney in the E.R. His eyes were squeezed shut. Low moans emerged from his parched lips. His sister and brother — the only members of his large Polynesian family who lived here in Portland, Ore. — tried to comfort him, but worry was etc ... Read on »
Blood counts good! by Nicolas van Dyk Posted Tue 24 Nov 2009 10:03pm I love the honesty of this blog as I think it is one of its most valuable attributes, as I have said in the past. And I have been willing to be very self-effacing, as needed, to retain this honesty. Like in the last post! However, there's nothing saying I can't top off the blog with non-embarrassing posts to space it out. So here goes ... Read on »
Blood counts good! by Nicolas van Dyk Posted Tue 24 Nov 2009 10:03pm I love the honesty of this blog as I think it is one of its most valuable attributes, as I have said in the past. And I have been willing to be very self-effacing, as needed, to retain this honesty. Like in the last post! However, there's nothing saying I can't top off the blog with non-embarrassing posts to space it out. So here goes t ... Read on »
OB appointment #6: 28 weeks 1 day by Kami Patient Expert Posted Tue 12 May 2009 6:16pm wait: Arrived 10 minutes late because the doctor was running "close to on time." The receptionist confirmed that he was only a few minutes behind. Thirty-five minutes later we were called back, weighed and bp checked. "The doctor will be in in just a few minutes. We read the only magazine that wasn't titled Pregnancy or Parenting. We stared ... Read on »
Important Testosterone Information by Cathy T. Healthy Living Professional Posted Mon 02 Feb 2009 10:47pm 1 Comment Although it’s normal for testosterone levels to drop as men age, low testosterone can affect a man’s health. In many ways, testosterone is the stuff that makes men men. The rush of new testosterone in puberty builds muscle and bone, deepens the voice, and revs up the sex drive. Throughout a man’s life, testosterone maintains his male characteristi ... Read on »