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How to Properly Use an Inhaler

While most asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patient are familiar with the little blue asthma inhaler called albuterol, studies show that as many as 85 percent use it incorrectly, with at least 40 percent making at least one essential mistake.  

Bullying at school affects health 40 years later

A team at King's College London examined data on 7,771 children whose parents provided information on their child's bullying when they were aged seven and 11The effects of bullying last a lifetime with physical, mental and intellectual health still affected 40 years later, a major British study finds Researchers said the effects of bullying were as serious as sexual or physical abuse by an adult or childhood neglect.

Dr. Al-Yamani: “ICT Shows Keen Interest...

Dr. Al-Yamani: “ICT Shows Keen Interest in Applying the Saudi e-Health Transactions Program”

Drinking Milk May Slow Knee Arthritis...

Drinking Milk May Slow Knee Arthritis in Women

Skin cancer rates 'surge since 1970s'

Woman putting on sun creamThe incidence of the most serious skin cancer in Great Britain is now five times higher than it was in the 1970s, figures show. Cancer Research UK statistics show more than 13,000 people develop malignant melanoma each year, compared with around 1,800 in the mid-1970s.

Dr. Al-Rabeeah: We Will Focus on Primary Healthcare Services...

Dr. Al-Rabeeah: We Will Focus on Primary Healthcare Services during This Year

Reducing Stress Provides Allergy Relief

For most of us in the Northern hemisphere the prospect of some warmth from summer sunshine is a long overdue treat. But the downside of the spring and summer months is the looming prospect of itchy eyes, sore throats, sneezing and blocked or runny noses.

How to make your coffee truly healthy

640_coffee.jpgIt's like dark chocolate: How can something so good be good for you? Well, it’s time you started believing in the power of your java. Coffee is the number one source of antioxidants in the U.S. diet, according to a study from the University of Scranton. Plus, a growing body of research suggests that quaffing a few cups a day can reduce your risk of type 2 diabetes, Alzheimer's, and even prostate cancer.

Shortage of public health specialists raises concern

DAMMAM — Statistics show the number of public health specialists working for the Ministry of Health is 50 percent lower than those working in non-ministry hospitals, Makkah daily reported.

Ragwitek Approved for Adult Ragweed Allergy

Tablet placed under the tongue