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BE LIKE AN OLYMPIAN. OVERCOME ILLNESS & SEEK SUCCESS.

Here’s a list of famous Olympians and the maladies they suffer from. If you have a chronic illness, don’t despair. Instead, use medication, fight against the odds and lead an inspiring life. SPORTS CATEGORY NAME OF ATHLETE ILLNESS DRUGS @ IDM Swimming Peter Vanderkaay Respiratory disease Asthma...

Even if you’re not the one who has arthritis,
it still hurts.

An older brother’s story of what happens when a younger brother gets arthritis… I woke up to the sound of my younger brother, Sam, crying in pain. Mama was hugging him, saying that he will get better soon. He was complaining of pain in his joints. My parents left in a little while to go to the doctor....

Preventive inhalers to combat asthmatic attack

Asthma is a chronic disease which causes swelling of lungs making breathing complicated. The causes for Asthma can be genetic or environmental with sudden change in the temperature being one of the rare reasons. According to Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA), almost 7-10% adults and seniors are diagnosed...

MELANOMA MONDAY: Beauty is skin deep, so is skin cancer.

Melanoma Awareness Month is an effort by the American Academy of Dermatology to create awareness about the deadliest forms of skin cancer. Melanoma Monday has been assigned on the first Monday of May in an effort to encourage early detection and remind the world of its criticality. Melanoma is mainly caused...

Stop Malaria. End Deaths.

World Malaria day is globally observed on April 25th each year. It is one of the most deadly tropical diseases that affect almost 40% of the world’s population. Malaria spreads through infectious mosquitoes or is transmitted from the previous blood meal of an infected human/animal. It also spreads through...