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Former Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Dead at 46 From Rare Form of Cancer

Former Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Dead at 46 From Rare Form of Cancer

Former Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, whose reign was marked by outrageous antics, erratic behavior, and substance abuse, died on Tuesday, March 22, 2016, from a rare, aggressive form of cancer known as pleomorphic liposarcoma. He was 46. The embattled former politician had fought the disease for the past 18 months since his diagnosis in September 2014. […]

Medtronic Neurostimulator Devices Offer Hope for Chronic Pain [Video]

Medtronic Neurostimulator Devices Offer Hope for Chronic Pain [Video]

Medtronic neurostimulator devices can offer hope for chronic pain sufferers. The innovative pain control devices could change the lives of patients afflicted with daily chronic pain as a result of physical injury, trauma, and/or illness. These devices are not appropriate for every patient or pain condition. However, for those who are deemed prime candidates, Medtronic […]

How Exercise Makes People Look and Feel Younger

How Exercise Makes People Look and Feel Younger

It is well-known that exercising is good for everyone’s health. The crisis of obesity in American children and adults has launched campaigns by First Lady Michelle Obama to get people moving. But many people do not know that exercise can make them look and feel younger. Many women over forty are searching for the elixir […]

Science Technology and the Fight Against Aging

Science Technology and the Fight Against Aging

Science and Technology have been put to many great uses. There is hardly any aspect of our daily lives that scientific advancements have not affected. It is, therefore, little wonder that science and technology are now being employed in the fight against the effects of aging. While nothing as at yet can be done about […]

Health Equity and the Wealth-Health Gradient

Health Equity and the Wealth-Health Gradient

The lives of Corey Anderson, Mary Turner, Tondra Young and Jim Taylor are perfect examples of ideas based on like wealth-health gradient and the importance of control and power is only based on income itself. It also depends on income inequality. Blazquez & Cottini & Herrate (2013) explain how there is a correlation of three […]

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