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How can I determine my ethnic background?

How can I determine my ethnic background?

Geneology: Most public librarians are used to this question and can help you find the proper resources on line to trace your ancestry. The internet has been a marvelous resource for this type of research. Anything about your family history that can fill in the gaps is helpful and some of your relatives can be helpful. ...Read more

Dr. Laurence Badgley
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Fibromyalgia (Definition)

Widespread pain and tenderness on palpation of specific muscle points, associated with variety of other symptoms that include fatigue, sleep disturbances, depression, anxiety, ...Read more


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I want ethnic rhinoplasty, what to expect?

I want ethnic rhinoplasty, what to expect?

Ethnic rhinoplasty: Once you have chosen a surgeon, you can go over your surgical goals together. It takes at least a year to recover from rhinoplasty and if your skin is thicker, it can take longer. Hopefully, your expectations will be met by good presurgical planning and communication. ...Read more

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What is the worst ethnic diet for cholesterol?

What is the worst ethnic diet for cholesterol?

Western European: Statistically speaking, western europe has the worst cholesterol in the world (specifically men in iceland and women in greenland). In america, our number one source of dietary cholesterol is cheese. ...Read more

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Is psoriasis more prevalent in men or women or any ethnic group?

Is psoriasis more prevalent in men or women or any ethnic group?

Psoriasis Men Women: Men and women are equally affected. However, it's rare for a man to develop it on the back of the scalp. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take little kids to ethnic restaurants with spicey foods?

Is it ok to take little kids to ethnic restaurants with spicey foods?

Yes: Yes, why not? Educate them. Introduce them to new cultures and foods. If spiciness is a concern, ask the waiter to make it mild for the kids. I'm not sure what you're really asking. ...Read more

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Why are some ethnic cold medicines better than american cold medicines?

Why are some ethnic cold medicines better than american cold medicines?

Medicine: "ethnic cold medicine"? what does that mean? Is that a scientific conclusion or just anecdotal experience? Any idea what is in the "ethnic cold medicine"? how much alcohol or amphetamines or narcotics? At the ned of the day, you can make your own decisions for what is right for you. I choose to put my faith in science. ...Read more

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Is diabetes more common in certain age groups, ethnic groups, or gender?

Is diabetes more common in certain age groups, ethnic groups, or gender?

Yes: More common in hispanics, african americans, american indians happens at lower weights in oriental , asian indian populations more common in older folks, but nopw occuring in even kids/teens -overweight = between sexes. ...Read more

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Please explain why people of ethnic backgrounds have higher risk of diabetes?

Please explain why people of ethnic backgrounds have higher risk of diabetes?

Observational Data: Most medical data is observational, on the first step toward possible understanding yet always limited by sampling issues & group sizes. Yet conclusions from observational data are often misleading. Presumably the differences are due to a combination of beliefs, behaviors, foods, eating & activity patterns, possibly also genes, no one really knows, still theories. Study science for smart people. ...Read more

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