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Antibiotics alone are a successful treatment for uncomplicated acute appendicitis in kids

Highlights:
- Thirty patient families chose antibiotics alone and 47 opted for surgery. Those in the non-operative group were admitted to the hospital and received IV antibiotics for at least 24 hours, followed by oral antibiotics for a total of 10 days after discharge. 109 more words

Missed - Medical Breakthroughs

Straight, No Chaser: You're Way Too Comfortable With Fainting

Don’t faints seem mysterious?  It’s as if your computer crashed and had to reboot.  Although we never seemingly figure out why computers are so crazy, fainting (syncope) is reducible to a common denominator: something causes a decrease in blood flow to your brain.  711 more words

Sterling Medical Advice

Mom struggled to cope

Oh my word, this is so sad.

A friend of the South African family, whose three children were found murdered at their home in New Malden, south London, said their mother was struggling to cope with her children’s genetic condition. 46 more words

Disability

The Dash In-Between

There’ll be two dates on your tombstone and all your friends will read ‘em but all that’s gonna matter is that little dash between ‘em? 235 more words

Cancer

Why You Should be Bovvered About Being Flexible

One of the most common reasons I hear for not going to yoga is ‘I can’t do yoga, I’m not flexible’. So let’s debunk that right off – being flexible is not a requirement for doing yoga, it is a benefit of doing yoga! 356 more words

Dru Yoga

STRESS... The mortal enemy of chronic illness

Ever feel like you’re so stressed out, so frazzled, so unbalanced?  No matter what you do, you feel like you can’t seem to get out from behind the STRRREEEESSSS cross hairs?   797 more words

Fibromyalgia

A Slow Day Is Better Than A "SNOW" Day!

Blog 18 of 30 For Blog Along With Effy Wild!

Wow! That means only 12 more days of me in your inbox every day! WOOP! Then back to a little less! 352 more words