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Ebola information

Please download the below PDF regarding Ebola.

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Before Using Aspirin to Lower Your Risk of Heart Attack or Stroke, Here is What You Should Know

Only a health care provider can determine whether regular use of aspirin will help to prevent a heart attack or stroke in your particular case.  Aspirin can prevent these problems in some people but not in everyone, and it has important side effects. You should use daily aspirin therapy only after first talking to your health care provider, who can weigh the benefits and the risks.
Aspirin is often thought of as a harmless over-the-counter (OTC) drug that's been relied on for years to treat pain and fever. Now you're hearing that it \can also lower your risk of a heart attack and some kinds of strokes. Aspirin may seem like a quick-and-easy way to decrease these risks, but it's not as simple as you think.
   

Before Using Aspirin to Lower Your Risk of Heart Attack or Stroke, Here is What You Should Know

Only a health care provider can determine whether regular use of aspirin will help to prevent a heart attack or stroke in your particular case.  Aspirin can prevent these problems in some people but not in everyone, and it has important side effects. You should use daily aspirin therapy only after first talking to your health care provider, who can weigh the benefits and the risks.
Aspirin is often thought of as a harmless over-the-counter (OTC) drug that's been relied on for years to treat pain and fever. Now you're hearing that it \can also lower your risk of a heart attack and some kinds of strokes. Aspirin may seem like a quick-and-easy way to decrease these risks, but it's not as simple as you think.
   

Strokes

Silent Killers - STROKE

Stroke is the leading cause of serious long-term disability in the United States. "American Heart and Stroke Foundation". Stroke is a major killer, the third biggest in the western world and is a major cause of adult disability; until the age of 74, males are 1.25 -1.5 times more likely to have a stroke than females. After this age the incidence rates equalise. Women have increased lifetime stroke risk and more disabling strokes compared to men.

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Love your liver

The liver has a wide range of functions, including detoxification, protein synthesis, and production of biochemicals necessary for metabolism and digestion. It also plays a role in hormone production and decomposition of red blood cells. It produces bile, an alkaline compound which aids in digestion via the emulsification of lipids.

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