KEEP YOUR COOL IN HOT WEATHER

Now is the time to prepare for the high temperatures that kill hundreds of people every year. Extreme heat caused 7,415 heat-related deaths in the United States from 1999 through 2010. Heat-related deaths and illness are preventable, yet many people die from extreme heat each year.

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7 things you should avoid when you’re suffering from a cough

A cough is probably one of the most neglected symptoms that many people suffer from. Most of the times, an acute cough progresses to become chronic before people realise it. Unfortunately, this most often happens because people follow ill advised practices that worsen the cough. If you want to prevent your cough from worsening, start taking these these precautions and you’ll be amazed with the improvement:

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SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF STROKE

Knowing the signs of a stroke is the first step in stroke prevention. A stroke, sometimes called a “brain attack,” occurs when blood flow to an area in the brain is cut off. The brain cells, deprived of the oxygen and glucose needed to survive, die. If a stroke is not caught early, permanent brain damage or death can result.

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IS TOO MUCH TEA / COFFEE BAD FOR YOU?

Tea is an ancient drink that is made by steeping the leaves of the Camellia sinensis plant in boiling water. The resulting drink contains active ingredients such as caffeine, flavonoids and fluoride. Many health benefits have been linked to regular tea consumption, including one observational study that noted an 11 percent decrease in heart attack risk for subjects drinking three or more cups of tea per day. However, excessive consumption can lead to some adverse side effects.

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HOW MUCH SUN FOR VITAMIN D

Sun exposure to the skin is the human race’s natural, intended, most effective and most neglected source of vitamin D.Vitamin D sufficiency, along with diet and exercise, has emerged as one of the most important preventive factors in human health. Hundreds of studies now link vitamin D deficiency with significantly higher rates of many forms of cancer‚ as well as heart disease‚ osteoporosis‚ multiple sclerosis and many other conditions and diseases.

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HEALTH BENEFITS OF GINGER

Ginger is a plant with leafy stems and yellowish green flowers. The ginger spice comes from the roots of the plant. Ginger is native to warmer parts of Asia, such as China, Japan, and India, but now is grown in parts of South American and Africa. It is also now grown in the Middle East to use as medicine and with food.

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PrivaCare Now Offers Ambulance with ICU Facilities

Ambulance Hotline: 0300-334-CARE (0300-334-2273) PrivaCare (in association with Doctors Hospital Lahore) is proud to announce that we are now offering full ambulance hospital services including transport with ventilator. Our ambulance service (emergency hotline ph: 0300-334-CARE / 0300-334-2273) is fully equipped for shifting the patients with full ICU support who are critical, patients with multi-organ failure on various life support systems, patients with cardiac emergencies like acute myocardial infarction (heart attack), angina, arrhythmia, and more.

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