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Healthy Living

Ability to Concentrate Isn't What It Used to Be

With today's world filled with flashing images of MTV, quick news reports, and fast-food restaurants on every corner, are we capable of concentrating as well as we used to?

Allergic Reaction: Anaphylaxis

Anaphylaxis is a potentially life-threatening allergic reaction. Common causes of anaphylaxis are allergies to penicillin, bee stings, aspirin, eggs, peanuts, and nuts. In this video, you'll find out other possible causes, what preventive steps you can take to avoid anaphylaxis, and why emergency treatment is needed.

Allergic Reaction: Angioedema

Angioedema is a skin condition very similar to hives. In hives, raised, red, itchy, irregular bumps appear on the skin. In angioedema, the same thing happens beneath the skin. Instead of being itchy, angioedema is tender or painful. This video offers more details about this condition and how it develops.

Anemia

Anemia means a low level of hemoglobin in the blood. It can be brought on by chronic disease, including inflammatory, infectious, or malignant conditions. This video gives information on the chronic diseases linked to anemia and recommended treatment.

Atopic Dermatitis

Atopic dermatitis is a skin inflammation caused by sensitivity to something in the environment. It often runs in families and may occur along with hay fever, asthma, or nasal allergies. This video explores the possible triggers for the condition and who is at risk.

Atrial Fibrillation

Atrial fibrillation is when the upper chambers of the heart don’t pump normally. Learn what happens in the heart, and how it can be managed.

Bacterial Pneumonia

Pneumonia is a term that refers to inflammation of the lung. Bacterial pneumonia means that the inflammation is caused by a bacterial infection. This video takes a look at the possible causes and recommended treatments.

Chronic Pancreatitis

Chronic pancreatitis is a persistent inflammation of the pancreas, the gland that secretes digestive enzymes and the hormones insulin and glucagon. Alcohol abuse is the most common cause of this condition. This video discusses how this condition develops and what treatment your doctor may recommend.

Date Night that Doubles as Couples Therapy: Yes, You Read That Right

Great news for you and your sweetheart. New research suggests seeing a movie together (and discussing it afterwards) could offer the same benefits as couples therapy. Diana Keough explains why.

Distracted at Work? Read This: We've Got Your Solution

If it seems like that to-do list never ends, this week’s Friday Flyer will help you whittle it down. Give us two minutes and you’ll be more than ready to get back to work.