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Doctor insights on: Coping With Mass Shootings

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Should I be scared about mass shootings or am I just being over emotional?

Should I be scared about mass shootings or am I just being over emotional?

Avoid Deny Defend: Training in how to survive a mass shooting can save your life in the statistically unlikely event you are involved in one. The Avoid Deny Defend program developed by The ALERRTâ„¢ Center at Texas State University can be done online. Be forewarned that the staged videos are very realistic and may be freighting, but could save your life : http://bit.ly/29XA2cY ...Read more

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Please share an interesting fact about terrorism, explosions, or mass shootings.

Please share an interesting fact about terrorism, explosions, or mass shootings.

Terrorism in US: In the US it is a way way over exploited fear mongering by the right wing media and the Republican and TeaParties. There are a few crazies around but that has always been the case in the US. Just realize that you are being manipulated by people appealing to your emotions. The NRA says the way that you will be safer is to have everyone walking around with guns. Think about that for a moment!! ...Read more

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I had a mass removed from my four finger a week a go desolve stitches pain shoots through like lightening what is it?

I had a mass removed from my four finger a week a go desolve stitches pain shoots through like lightening what is it?

Nerve irritation: I am not certain but it could be that the stitch is close to a nerve and it is irritated. I recommend you go back to the doctor who removed the mass and ask them to remove the stitches if the doctor agrees. ...Read more

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In the Florida mass shooting, Should the uninjured people who helped the injured go on HIV & Hepatitis PEP because they were exposed to others' blood?

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In the Florida mass shooting, Should the uninjured people who helped the injured go on HIV & Hepatitis PEP because they were exposed to others' blood?

Usually not: Health care workers are usually immunized with hep A & B already. Unless there is blood to blood contact , it is highly unlikely to contract HIV in this setting. Although there had been one case of HIV contracted presumably through a splash into the eye, this was likely not valid since there has been no other confirmed case with. this mode of transmission. ...Read more

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L4-L5: compressed, 8mm one side- other 16mm. L5-S1: bulging disc with a 5mm mass effect. Shooting pain down my leg & numbness. Will I need surgery?

L4-L5: compressed, 8mm one side- other 16mm. L5-S1: bulging disc with a 5mm mass effect. Shooting pain down my leg & numbness. Will I need surgery?

Differs: Each person is different. The overall response to conservative therapy (Physical therapy and Epidural injections and meds) depends on several factors: your weight, your core strength, your height, your genetic spinal canal width/height, etc. If you are short and fat, you are much more likely to need surgery with the described disc. If you are taller and slimmer, you are less likely. ...Read more

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Is serious mass safe for health?

Is serious mass safe for health?

Restate question: Please restate the question. It's not clear what you are asking. Thanks. ...Read more

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Can you please define a complex mass?

Can you please define a complex mass?

Both solid&cystic: A complex mass is a type of tumor or a solid growth that has both cystic and solid components it can be diagnosed by cat scan. ...Read more

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What is a sellar mass? What causes them?

Sellar mass: Great wikipedia question or go to uptodate.com
Not enough room here to give a too answer.

But briefly something in the sellar turcia that should not be there. Usually pituitary. ...Read more

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What's a suprahilar paramediastinal mass?

What's a suprahilar paramediastinal mass?

Lung masses: These are descriptions for the location of masses or lesions in the lungs. ...Read more

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Sir how to reduce my extra mass of the body?

Sir how to reduce my extra mass of the body?

Losing weight: To lose weight, get ur resting metabolism rate done(weight loss centers do this). This determines the total number of calories you need to lose 1-2lbs/week. Decreasing 500cal/day will give you a 1lb wt loss in 1wk; drink water (1/2 your body weight), eat small meals about 150-200cal 2-4x/(depending on your metabolism rate) and 500cal/meal at night: lean protein/veggies; avoid carbs, . ...Read more

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What is a good diet for bulking/mass gaining?

What is a good diet for bulking/mass gaining?

Eat more: to gain mass you need to eat more calories than you use in a day. You also need to challenge your muscle with strength training. Adequate protein for muscle mass gain is between 1-1.5 grams per kilo of present weight. ...Read more

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How to use amplified mass xxx without gaining body fat ?

Amplified mass xxx: Healthtap Doctors are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more

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I want to gain mass, give me a precious piece of advice?

I want to gain mass, give me a precious piece of advice?

High weight low reps: First of all, always perform slow movements and keep your form strict. Higher weights to allow only six to eight reps per set will stimulate muscle growth. Three or four sets each of three exercises per muscle group. Work each muscle group once weekly. ...Read more

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Which foods can I eat to gain healthy weight to gain mass?

Which foods can I eat to gain healthy weight to gain mass?

Calories + protein: The addition of calorie dense foods such as nuts, whole grain pastas, raisins, whole milk, pure fruit juices, butter, avocado, and complex carbohydrates is a healthy way to add more calories to your diet. Lean proteins are also important. Exercising to build muscle mass will increase weight and metabolism, and improve overall mood and health. Good luck! ...Read more

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I was wondering what's a good diet for bulking/mass gaining?

I was wondering what's a good diet for bulking/mass gaining?

Eat healthy high : calorie foods. Eat 6 meals/day. Work on strength training to build your large muscle groups. Workout w heavier weights w fewer repetitions. Sleep at least 8 to 9 hrs/night. Hydrate well w water. Foods to help w healthy weight gain: almonds, cashews, pecans, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, walnuts, hummus, Avocados, granola, trail mix, dried fruits, extra virgin olive oil, canola oil, protein shakes, ...Read more

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When you say it should fee like firm mass what do you meanl?

When you say it should fee like firm mass what do you meanl?

Firm mass: When you say it should fee like firm mass what do you meanl? ANS: not squishy or rock hard or cystic. But everyone may interpret the feel of a mass differently and describe it differently. Could be stool so it would help to know what area I and feeling. ...Read more

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Please describe a good mass/weight gainer or how do I make my own?

Please describe a good mass/weight gainer or how do I make my own?

It depends: It depends on what you want and how much work you want to put in. If your looking to pack on some muscle and are lifting weights, i would take a muscle milk. It has a good combo of protein and overall calories and works almost as an extra meal. If you want to make your own, just hard boil some eggs and dont be scared of the yolks. Eat at least 1 yolk for every 2 whites. ...Read more

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Why does mass murder occur. Will life eventually go back to normal?

Why does mass murder occur. Will life eventually go back to normal?

Always has: Throughout human history, governments have committed genocide. Tamurlane probably killed as many people as hitler in a much less populous world. Especially today when we have little control over our mentally-ill citizens and cultists, the dangerous ones can kill many folks easily. You'll need to decide -- birth control, concealed-carry, rebuilding mental hospitals, or all of the above. ...Read more