President Obama made history on Friday by becoming the first U.S. sitting president to visit the Hiroshima bomb site in Japan. The city was destroyed 71 years ago by the world’s first atomic bomb, dropped by American forces. Prior to his arrival, a large crowd gathered by the memorial site. President Obama and Japanese Prime Minister […]
Via UrbanHousecallMagazine.com Many recognize depression as a disease impacting the nation at an alarming rate. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) nearly 1 in 10 Americans is battling the symptoms of depression. Read more.
Via UrbanHousecallMagazine.com Vitamin D is an essential vitamin necessary for maintaining normal calcium and phosphorus levels in the body. It is important in the body’s calcium absorption which is useful in forming and maintaining strong bones. In children suffering from vitamin D deficiency, growing bones are not formed properly often leading to skeletal deformities. Read […]
Via UrbanHousecallMagazine.com: Stroke is the third leading cause of death in the Unites States and the number one cause of long-term major disability. It is estimated that there are 795,000 incident strokes in the United States each year, resulting in one of every seventeen deaths due to stroke. Read more.
Via: UrbanHousecallMagazine.com It is no secret that the holidays tend to bring a lot of joy, excitement, and fun this winter season. However in many cases, the holiday season can be a trigger for feelings of grief, stress, and anxiety, and can really prove to be a challenge to get through. For some, the thought […]
VIA: UrbanHousecallMagazine.com Sarcoidosis is an inflammatory disease affecting multiple organ systems in the body. Often times undiagnosed or misdiagnosed, the cause of this potentially life-threatening disease is still unknown. Once regarded as rare, it is now believed that there are many people living with sarcoidosis without ever knowing it. It is a disease in which […]