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The Incentive Cure
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,570. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
Health care in the US needs a cure, and this book provides one that can be implemented today and tomorrow. It's all about fixing the incentives that currently encourage doctors, nurses, hospitals and others to be bad instead of being what they want to be -- good. It's a call to action for a new national project: delivering an effective and lasting cure to the American health care system.
Bursitis : A Complete Guide On Treatments Hip, Shoulder, Elbow, Thigh, Foot, Ankle And Heel Bursitis Treatments
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,660. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases
Bursa occurs when a closed sac gets filled with fluid. It is a surface that glides ad causes the reducing of the friction that usually happens between the moveable tissues of the body. Bursitis generally affects adults in their middle years of life, and is mostly connected to the female gender than it is to the males of the species.
Blood Pressure Guide : High And Low Blood Pressure Natural Cures And Remedies Blood Pressure Natural Cures Stop Heart Attacks And Strokes
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,610. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
High blood pressure is a common health condition; affecting millions of persons all over the globe. Although many things can cause your blood pressure to become elevated, it is imperative that we identity and eliminate those factors in our lives that keeps raising our blood pressure and keeping it at a high level too often.
Altitude Sickness: A Complete Guide To Treatment and Prevention A Comprehensive Guide On Mountain Sickness
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,240. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
Altitude sickness or what is otherwise called mountain sickness is linked to the symptoms that one gets when they have climbed up to a certain altitude and need to either be treated or the descend that particular altitude (or both) in order to get relief from the symptoms they are having.
A Simple Guide to Men's Health
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Series: A Simple Guide to Medical Conditions, Book 32. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,810. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
A male child becomes a boy and matures into a man. He must learn to take care of his family just his father before him. As he grows he will find that he must learn to be: 1. Physically fit 2. Mentally strong 3. Emotionally balanced A man learns as he grows. He is not afraid to admit his mistakes. He learns from them. He is willing to help all those who need his help. He cares about those aro
A Simple Guide to Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Colon Diseases
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Series: A Simple Guide to Medical Conditions, Book 30. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,530. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / gastrointestinal
The colon is also known as the large intestine and a part of the digestive system. It's a long, hollow tube about 6 feet in length at the end of the digestive tract where the body makes and stores stool. It can cause various symptoms including bleeding, infection and perforation. Many disorders affect the colon's normal ability to function properly.
Medical History Journal
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 410. Language: American English. Published: November 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
I had taken a emergency ride to the hospital by ambulance. I was so incoherent of the medical questions the EMT was asking. My niece handed him my journal and he was amazed how it answered for me, the EMT said " it would be nice if everyone had their information like this". The doctors treated me with no incident and I was sent home. Because of my journal, the doctors knew exactly what to do.
A Simple Guide to Water Borne Diseases
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Series: A Simple Guide to Medical Conditions, Book 28. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,440. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / gastrointestinal
Water-borne diseases are illnesses in developing countries which are caused by drinking or coming in contact with water contaminated by human or animal feces, which have pathogenic microorganisms. Infection commonly results during bathing, washing, drinking, in the preparation of food, or the consumption of food which are infected in this way.
A Simple Guide to Deafness and Related Ear Diseases
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Series: A Simple Guide to Medical Conditions, Book 24. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,780. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Hearing & speech
Deafness is the inability to hear. Causes: A. Conductive hearing loss Here sound waves cannot be transmitted from the external environment to the cochlea. The problem may lie in 1. the external ear canal a. obstruction caused by wax b. obstruction caused by foreign body c. obstruction caused by infection (otitis externa) d. obstruction caused by ear polyps 2. eardrum
A Simple Guide to Plantar Fascilitis and Heel diseases
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Series: A Simple Guide to Medical Conditions, Book 23. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,050. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / musculoskeletal
Heel pain is the pain which is felt in the heel either when standing too long or when walking. It occurs more in women than in men maybe because they tend to wear high heel shoes more than in men. What are the causes of Heel Pain? 1. The most common cause is Plantar fascilitis which is an inflammation of the fascia stretching in the sole of the foot from the heel to the toes.
A Simple Guide to Blindness and Related Eye Diseases
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Series: A Simple Guide to Medical Conditions, Book 22. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,770. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Vision
Blindness is the inability to see. What are the causes of Blindness? The causes of blindness are: 1. cataract 2. glaucoma 3. AMD 4. Corneal opacities 5. Diabetes retinopathy 6. trachoma 7. accidents 8. leprosy 9. Vitamin A Deficiency 10. infection of the eye especially the cornea Three-quarters of all blindness can be prevented or treated.
A Simple Guide to Myopia and Refractive Eye Diseases
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Series: A Simple Guide to Medical Conditions, Book 21. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,080. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Vision
Refractive Eye Disease is an eye disease occurring as a result of error in the focusing of light by the eye. It results in poorer eye vision. These are : 1. Myopia or short sightedness 2. Hypermetropia or Long sightedness 3. Presbyopa or Far sightedness 4. Astigmatism
A Simple Guide to Stye and Related Eyelid Diseases
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Series: A Simple Guide to Medical Conditions, Book 20. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,780. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Vision
The eyelids protect the eye, but they also can be prone to problems. Because the eyelids protect the eye they are in the first line of defense of the eye 1. Bacterial and viral infections Eyelids can breed bacterial and viral activity particularly where there is sweat, rubbing or poor hygiene. Examples of this are stye and chalazion eyelid infections.
A Simple Guide to Kidney Stones and Kidney Diseases
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Series: A Simple Guide to Medical Conditions, Book 19. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,910. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
The pain of a kidney stone stuck in the ureter (the tube from the kidney to the bladder) is so severe that it has been described as second to pregnancy labor pains. The pains are usually down the flanks of the abdomen and accompanied by blood in the urine. Drinking lots of water usually clears the stuck kidney stone. An X-ray of the abdomen ( after passing the feces) will usually show the stones.
A Simple Guide to Eating Disorders
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Series: A Simple Guide to Medical Conditions, Book 17. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,120. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Eating disorders
Eating disorders is defined as the persistent refusal to eat resulting in marked loss of weight. It is a psychological problem with patient becoming obsessed with his or her so called obesity with intent to lose weight as a result. This condition is more prevalent in women than in men. Onset usually occurs in puberty. Eating disorders include: 1. Anorexia 2. Bulimia 3. Binge Eating Disorders
A Simple Guide to Liver Diseases
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Series: A Simple Guide to Medical Conditions, Book 16. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,840. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / gastrointestinal
Jaundice is the symptom of yellowish discoloration of the skin, mucous membrane and sclera due to accumulation of bile pigments in tissues associated with the increase in serum bilirubin level. Bilirubin is the breakdown product of hemoglobin during the end of life span of a red blood cells.
A Simple Guide to Thyroid Diseases
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Series: A Simple Guide to Medical Conditions, Book 14. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,160. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases
The Thyroid gland produces the thyroid hormone which plays an important part in the metabolism of our body. The thyroid hormones regulate how the body breaks down the food we eat. It uses that energy instantly or stores it for the future. The pituitary gland in the brain actually controls how the thyroid works. It is located at the base of the brain and produces thyroid-stimulating hormone.
A Simple Guide to Sleep Disorders
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Series: A Simple Guide to Medical Conditions, Book 13. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Sleep & sleep disorders
Sleep is something which every one of us need. It helps to rest the mind and allows the body to rest and rejuvenate itself. Sleep is described as a state of consciousness or dynamic activity which gives the body time to rest and build up strength while the brains continue to work. Sleep has four phases.
A Simple Guide to Genetic Diseases
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Series: A Simple Guide to Medical Conditions, Book 11. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,530. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / genetic
A genetic disease is a disease caused by a abnormal form of a gene called a variation or a change of a gene called a mutation. Genetic disorders can be caused 1. by a mutation in one gene (monogenetic disorder) Monogenetic disorders are relatively rare and are caused by a mutation in a single gene. The mutation may be present on one or both chromosomes (one chromosome from each parent)
A Simple Guide to Hemorrhoids and Anal Diseases
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Series: A Simple Guide to Medical Conditions, Book 10. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,920. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / gastrointestinal
Hemorrhoids or piles are distended veins inside the anus which are swollen and inflamed. Hemorrhoids are either inside the anus (internal) or under the skin around the anus (external). What is the cause of hemorrhoids? Hemorrhoids usually result from straining to pass the stool out of anus. Other contributing factors include pregnancy, aging, chronic constipation or diarrhea.