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A plague doctor was a medical physician who treated victims of the bubonic plague. In times of epidemics, these physicians were specifically hired by towns where the plague had taken hold. Since the city was paying their salary, they treated everyone: both the wealthy and the poor. (Image:  allthatsinteresting.com)

The Black Death: Punishment From God

The Black Death, also known as the Great Plague or the Bubonic Plague, was a pandemic that raged across the Medieval World of the 14th and 15th centuries. The plague quickly spread, killing at least 75 million people. It reached its…

How should the media handle the coronavirus epidemic and what is its primary responsibility?  (Image:  Scinceside via  wikimedia CC BY-SA 3.0)

Mystery Virus Outbreak in Wuhan, China

People in the city of Wuhan are under the grip of a mystery virus outbreak. One person has been confirmed dead and over 40 people have been affected. Initial investigations suggest that the virus spreading pneumonia among Wuhan residents is…

When you are sleeping soundly at night and without any warning a drilling pain like a fire in the toe suddenly wakes you up from your dreams — that is gout. (Image: Screenshot / YouTube)

Why People Develop Gout

When you are sleeping soundly at night and without any warning a drilling pain like a fire in the toe suddenly wakes you up from your dreams — that is gout. The onset of gout is always sudden and painful,…

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The Black Death: Punishment From God

The Black Death, also known as the Great Plague or the Bubonic Plague, was a pandemic that raged across the Medieval World of the 14th and 15th centuries. The plague quickly…

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Mystery Virus Outbreak in Wuhan, China

People in the city of Wuhan are under the grip of a mystery virus outbreak. One person has been confirmed dead and over 40 people have been affected. Initial investigations…

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Time Decides Who Lives or Dies From Stroke

Stroke is one of the biggest causes of death worldwide. According to estimates, one person suffers from a stroke every two seconds, with a death happening every six seconds. It…

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Why People Develop Gout

When you are sleeping soundly at night and without any warning a drilling pain like a fire in the toe suddenly wakes you up from your dreams — that is…

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12 Ways to Avoid Diabetes

Diabetes is a disease that occurs when your blood glucose, also called blood sugar, is too high. Blood glucose is your main source of energy and comes from the food…

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Acupuncture: A Natural Remedy for Pain

If you’re having eye problems, you need to see an ophthalmologist, if your sinuses are keeping you from sleep, you’ll want to see an otolaryngologist, and if you’re having heart…

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A Brief History of Vinegar

Vinegar is one of the essential seasonings in food preparation. It is also good for health maintenance, as well as acting as a medicine. The raw materials for vinegar include glutinous…

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Say Goodbye to Insomnia

Insomnia affects millions of individuals, their families, and communities. Sufferers have trouble falling asleep or staying asleep, or they wake up too early and are unable to get back to…

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The Stress Connection: Lower Back Pain

Have you noticed that you have acute flare-ups of back pain more often when you are stressed? Whether it is a problem at work or an argument at home, it…

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3 Foods for Winter

Turnips, pears, and ginger are must-have foods in the winter. What makes this odd trio an effective combination during the cold winter months?