October 16, 2014

BREAKING NEWS

A Needle-Coated Capsule Could Replace Injections

Researchers at MIT and Massachusetts General Hospital have developed a revolutionary drug capsule coated with tiny needles, which slowly inject drugs directly into the stomach’s lining after the capsule is swallowed. The development could potentially replace the standard needle and syringe.

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Aromatherapy and Arthritis
ALTERNATIVE TREATMENTS

Aromatherapy and Arthritis

People with arthritis may experience some relief from pain and other symptoms by using aromatherapy. Especially effective when applied directly to the skin, essential oils of plants like lavender and bergamot can ease stress, relieve joint pain, and act as antidepressants.

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RA in Young Adults: Social Relationships
RELATIONSHIPS

RA in Young Adults: Social Relationships

According to the American College of Rheumatology, rheumatoid arthritis usually begins between the fourth and sixth decades of life but can develop at any age. When RA emerges in childhood, during adolescence, or in early adulthood, it can have an effect on a person's social and emotional development, and it is key for young people with RA to be realistic and flexible.

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Raspberry Crisp
FEATURED RECIPE

Raspberry Crisp

This quick dessert relies on the bright flavor of fresh berries, while keeping the rest of its ingredients to a minimum. This classic crisp is certain to delight your family and guests.

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FEATURED DEFINITION

Visceral Fat

The fat that surrounds the body's internal organs. Excess visceral fat has been shown to increase the risk of Type 2 diabetes, heart disease, stroke, and dementia. Recent research suggests that it may worsen chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a breathing disorder.

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