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Keys to surviving the lack of physical contact

Keys to surviving the lack of physical contact

Prevention Jul 30, 2020

Do not let social distancing affect your mind. Here is some advice for maintaining emotional wellbeing without having physical...
When to ask for psychological support?

When to ask for psychological support?

Prevention Feb 21, 2020

Learn to recognize when you should ask for professional support.
Colombians are organ donors by law

Colombians are organ donors by law

Prevention 6 October, 2016

Law 1805 of 2016 declares that unless otherwise stated before dying, all Colombians will be organ donors as of February 2017.

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Watch out for high blood pressure during pregnancy

Watch out for high blood pressure during pregnancy

Prevention 2 October, 2016

Preeclampsia can occur after the 20th week of pregnancy and disappear during the first 12 weeks of postpartum. It is dangerous for both mother and baby.

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Erysipelas: bacteria that attack the skin

Erysipelas: bacteria that attack the skin

Prevention 26 September, 2016

Healthy skin, free from sores and impurities is the key to avoiding infections such as erysipelas.

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What you should know about ataxia

What you should know about ataxia

Prevention 22 September, 2016

More than 200 diseases of the nervous system are related to ataxia, a symptom that is characterized by difficulty in coordinating movements.

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An itch that warns of an external discomfort

An itch that warns of an external discomfort

Prevention 11 September, 2016

Dry skin, heat, and allergies cause itchy skin. This discomfort can be often kept at bay, but in some cases it can get out of control, becoming unbearable.

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Blisters, the body’s defense mechanism

Blisters, the body’s defense mechanism

Prevention 2 September, 2016

Sometimes blisters appear after a burn, after wearing new shoes for the first time or after maneuvering an object with great force. These blisters have a bubble shape and work as safeguards when the body detects damage to the skin.

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Turn Down the Volume and Prevent Hearing Problems

Turn Down the Volume and Prevent Hearing Problems

Prevention 28 August, 2016

According to the findings of two studies, the rise in different types of musical playback devices can cause long-term hearing problems for children and youth.

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Acne: how to prevent and tackle it?

Acne: how to prevent and tackle it?

Prevention 20 August, 2016

Acne is an inflammation of the skin that affects the hair follicles.

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Biting your nails reveals your emotional state

Biting your nails reveals your emotional state

Prevention 19 August, 2016

A person who bites their nails can end up removing them and leaving the skin underneath exposed. This habit is known as onychophagy.

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Avoid cramps by staying properly hydrated and stretching

Avoid cramps by staying properly hydrated and stretching

Prevention 10 August, 2016

Exercising without proper hydration, low levels of minerals such as potassium or calcium, and metabolic, nervous or vascular alterations are the most common causes of muscle cramps.

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