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Stomach bloating: Your swelling may signify this digestive condition – are you at risk?

Stomach bloating describes the uncomfortable sensation that typically follows an overindulgence in certain foods. People tend to experience a stretchy, puffy sensation in their tummy and painful abdominal cramps.  Cutting out gassy culprits normally does the trick. However, tummy swelling can also signify an underlying digestive conditions known as diverticular disease and diverticulitis.  Diverticular disease and diverticulitis are related digestive […]

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St. Albert family hopes to raise awareness about strep throat disorder PANDAS

Editor’s note: A previous version of this story stated strep throat is a virus when it is actually bacteria.  Eden Hebb, 11, was diagnosed with Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorder Associated with Streptococcus (PANDAS) in March. It’s caused by the body’s immune reaction to strep. Symptoms can include ADHD as well as unexplained rages and tics. According to the International OCD […]

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St. Albert family hopes to raise awareness about strep throat virus disorder PANDAS

Eden Hebb, 11, was diagnosed with Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorder Associated with Streptococcus (PANDAS) in March. It’s caused by the body’s immune reaction to strep. Symptoms can include ADHD as well as unexplained rages and tics. According to the International OCD Foundation, kids between three and puberty are most at risk. A diagnosis can happen after a child experiences obsessive-compulsive […]

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Inside the 2019 Denver Wellness Your Way Festival

Healthy and happy! Jewel, Jillian Michaels and many more were in attendance at the 2019 Denver Wellness Your Way Festival presented by King Soopers and Kroger on Friday, August 16. The 3-day event was created to help people kickstart their healthy lifestyle with everything from workout tips to cooking tricks. Jewel, 45, hosted the event and gave a performance inside […]

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‘A quiet epidemic’: Why so many Canadians experience knee pain

At some point, you’ve probably heard someone in your life complain about “bad knees.” Painful knees may prevent some people from running or lifting heavy objects, but what’s the root cause of it? Dr. Najam Mian, a physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist in Vancouver, told Global News people who often feel knee pain may see swelling and mechanical features like […]

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Tiny lensless endoscope captures 3D images of objects smaller than a cell: Self-calibrating technology opens new opportunities for medicine and research

Researchers have developed a new self-calibrating endoscope that produces 3D images of objects smaller than a single cell. Without a lens or any optical, electrical or mechanical components, the tip of the endoscope measures just 200 microns across, about the width of a few human hairs twisted together. As a minimally invasive tool for imaging features inside living tissues, the […]

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