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Heart Attack & Stroke

I get people telling me that one got a heart attack and in the same sentence say stoke as well. Its actually 2 different things. Here are some pointers that i picked up from speaking to a doctor and some reading if you dont know this already .. Heart Attack – Heart Related Stroke – Brain Related By Definition – A heart attack occurs when blood flow to a part of the heart is blocked, usually by a blood clot….

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Why You Should Donate Blood

I try to donate blood at least twice a year. While it saves lives and helps those who might need it, i had a friend who is a doctor who gave me a simple analogy which stuck in my head. The reason you service your car every 3-4 months is so that you can remove the engine oil which lubricates your can mechanics to new oil so that it runs smoothly. If you didn’t change your car oil, it collects all sorts…

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Stroke Indicators

A friend of mine sent me a email about how to identify if someone has a stroke and i think that its a must know! RECOGNIZING A STROKE Thank God for the sense to remember the ‘3’ steps, STR. Read and Learn! Sometimes symptoms of a stroke are difficult to identify. Unfortunately, the lack of awareness spells disaster. The stroke victim may suffer severe brain damage when people nearby fail to recognize the symptoms of a stroke. Now doctors say…

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Sime Drops IJN Plans

This in my view is good news!! A Malaysiakini report confirmed that Sime Darby has dropped the plans to take over IJN. Sime citied public opposition of the plan as the reason. Well if that is the reason, Well done to Malaysians,bloggers,Tun Dr M and those who made their opinion felt. Most of all, im glad that Sime is interested in what the people think and have dropped the plans! Hopefully IJN stays the high quality, world class hospital for…

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