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Beating Sciatic Nerve Pain With Exercise

Weakness, tingling or pain in the leg result from conditions that affect the sciatic nerve, a large nerve formed by the nerve roots coming out of the spinal cord into the lower back and branches down to the back of the leg, ankle and foot. Learn about exercises that can relieve sciatic nerve pain.

A Guide to the Shelf Life Of Canned Foods

Canned foods that meet dietary needs and are free from preservatives are considered safe alternatives to fresh and frozen foods. Learn more about how proper storage and handling can increase the shelf life and quality of canned foods.

How to Create a Diabetes Menu Planner

Using a planner to create a diabetic menu for meals and snacks can be helpful in controlling blood sugar levels, reducing weight and preventing the complications of the disease. Learn the different practical methods of planning a diabetic diet and find out out which one is suitable for you.

Mediterranean Diet and Weight Loss

The Mediterranean diet is primarily a means of preventive health care with the aim of lowering the risk of various diseases. Learn some tips on how one can achieve weight loss while following the diet.

Reap the Benefits of Coconut Oil

The health and medical benefits of coconut oil are numerous. Its tropical flavor and fat content leads to more satisfaction while helping decrease total food and calorie consumption. Find out how coconut oil for cooking can be a unique healthy option.

Type 2 Diabetes and the Metabolic Diet

Traditional management of diabetes involves diet management which recommends a low fat, high carbohydrate diet in combination with regular exercise. However, recent studies show that a low carb diet has many benefits. Learn more about type 2 diabetes and the metabolic diet – are they compatible?

Diabetes in Teenagers: Challenges and Management

Juvenile diabetes or type 1 diabetes afflicts many children, teenagers and young adults. Parents are often concerned about how teenagers must cope with the challenges of growing up and managing the disease. Learn more about diabetes in teenagers and how to promote self care.

Malignant Melanoma Resection Margins: How Much is Enough?

Although there is common agreement that all melanomas should be surgically removed, controversy lies in the extent to which the margins around the lesions should be involved. Learn more about malignant melanoma resection margins and the benefits of surgical treatment.

Treatment for Bleeding Hemorrhoids

Veins in the lower rectum and anal canal often become swollen and lead to pain and bleeding. Blood streaks found in the stools may be a cause of alarm but these bleeding hemorrhoids are usually not serious. Learn more about the treatment for bleeding hemorrhoids and how they can be prevented.