No Such Thing as Being ‘Fat and Fit’, Study Suggest

Experts have long debated whether people can be 'healthy obese' or 'fat but fit'. The idea of being healthily obese is a myth. A study by scientists at the University of Birmingham suggests that ‘healthy’ obese people are still at higher risk of heart failure or stroke than the general population. The study was the … Continue reading No Such Thing as Being ‘Fat and Fit’, Study Suggest

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Sore Throat or Strep Throat? How to Tell the Difference

It is important to determine if your infection is caused by strep, as antibiotics are prescribed to decrease the chance of complications. Potential complications of untreated strep throat infection include middle ear infection (otitis media) , sinus infection (sinusitis), pneumonia, meningitis, kidney disease, and rheumatic fever. Of these, rheumatic fever and kidney disease are of most … Continue reading Sore Throat or Strep Throat? How to Tell the Difference