Have you ever experienced arthritis pains? Have you ever experienced a headache? Well, scratch that last question, everybody at some point has had a headache. Let’s all just agree to forget that I asked that. Ok, let’s get back to the point here. So when you ever experience any of these pains what is it that you look to for relief? Yes, you guessed it, you go for Ibuprofen. Have you ever wondered when taking ibuprofen, “I wonder how they came up with ibuprofen?” Well you are in luck if you have because I will tell you a little more about this everyday painkiller. Continue reading →
This week falls a holiday that we all consider to be about love. Yes that’s right, it’s Valentine’s Day and it is coming up on Friday. On Friday, like every year, people will take their special someone out to dinner or the movies. Kids will have classroom parties where they hand out candy and cards to their classmates. Decorations will be hung up with hearts and the colors red and pink. However, Valentine’s Day isn’t the only thing that February is about, but it is all about the heart. Continue reading →
If I asked you “What is the number one cause of death for both men and women?” would you know what that is? Let me give you a couple of hints to see if you can get it. Every year it costs $312.6 billion in the United States alone. Any guess now? No? Ok, here is another hint for you. 715,000 people are affected by it every year and 600,000 people die from it each year. That accounts for 1 in every 4 deaths. Do you have an idea what it is now? Alright, well I’ll just tell you instead. The number one cause of death in both men and women is heart disease. Continue reading →
Born in Pakistan, Dr. Naqvi came to Anderson to practice medicine. Dr. Naqvi is currently practicing Oncology in the Cancer Center at Community Hospital in Anderson. In addition to his Oncology work, Dr. Naqvi is also affiliated with Community Clinical Research Center where he oversees trials in Oncology.
This week is a week that encourages men and women to make changes in their lifestyle and choose to eat better to avoid weight and eating troubles. This week goes by the name of Healthy Weight Week, and this is the 21st annual Healthy Weight Week. Here is the motto for Healthy Weight Week “is a time to celebrate healthy diet-free living habits that last a lifetime and prevent eating and weight problems.” The point of this week is to start eating better and move towards healthier eating and move away from flash diets.
When ever we or someone who we know are having problems with allergies, we all typically go to the same thing for relief. That relief that we all reach for is Diphenhydramine, or more commonly known as Benadryl, although it comes in multiple other forms. Although many of us use this drug all the time, we don’t all know where it came from.
Every January it is the time to spread awareness for a disease that affects women, that disease would be cervical cancer. This disease affects around 79 million Americans every year. I know that when a word like cancer out there it gets very frightening. After all, cancer is a very serious illness. However cervical cancer is very preventable, especially with regular screenings. Continue reading →