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A patient wearing a red sweater suffering from food poisoning due to unhygienic food practices during Christmas requiring a GP visit
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How to not get food poisoning during Christmas

Christmas is a time of endless buffets, and while we don’t mind filling up to the brim, we really don’t want to get sick either.
Foodborne disease, or more commonly food poisoning, is a gastroenteritis condition caused due to food contaminated by bacteria, viruses, or toxins. Here’s what you can do to avoid food poisoning during Christmas. 

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A heart shaped bowl of nutritious and healthy fruits and vegetables, and in the background is a doctors stethoscope, diabetes health monitor
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How food impacts heart health

Just as how blood pressure, diabetes and weight influence heart health, diet is as important – because it influences heart health and everything else. Read our article about why the gateway to improved heart health starts by eating healthy and switching to healthier choices.

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The Dos and Don’ts for Healthy Kidneys
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The Dos and Don’ts for Healthy Kidneys

Kidneys are some of the hardest-working organs in the body. As a multitasker, they do a fantastic job in keeping us alive. But, when we stop caring about this vital organ, we’re risking a slew of health issues, including kidney stones. This is why it is imperative to say that if we take care of our kidneys, we also care for our overall health. Here are 10 do’s and don’ts for keeping healthy kidneys

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Thyroid health - the often overlooked gland , Sunstate Family Practice
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Thyroid health – the often overlooked gland

Chances are you will probably never think about your thyroid health until you suffer from a disorder that can wreak havoc to almost everything – from your skin to your mood and even your sleep. Thyroid health rarely gets the limelight yet a thyroid disorder can also lead to fatal consequences. Read our article on why thyroid health shouldn’t be overlooked.

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A woman suffering from an episode of shortness of breathe which can be either asthma or bronchiectasis
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Asthma and bronchiectasis are overlapping lung diseases

Asthma and bronchiectasis are overlapping respiratory diseases, and they frequently coexist.  While asthma mainly narrows the airways making it difficult to breathe from time to time, bronchiectasis occurs when the walls of the airways thicken due to a lung infection. Seeking a proper diagnosis is essential because it is only through a diagnosis that can differentiate asthma and bronchiectasis  

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10 Healthy Ways to Boost Your Immune System
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10 healthy ways to boost your immune system

Immune boosting has become a major health trend in recent time. On the whole, our immune system does a remarkable job of defending the body against germs and infection.  From time to time, germs can storm into this mechanism and leave us sick. However, it is possible to intervene in this mechanism and giving it

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