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    • DECEMBER 18, 2017
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    Where to Go If You Get Sick on a Holiday

    Where to Go If You Get Sick on a Holiday

    Enjoying Your Time Off Instead of Suffering You’ve invited your long-lost relatives over, and you’ve prepared a great spread. You’re even kind of looking forward to the after-meal political arguments and cleanup sessions with people you don’t get to spend much time with nowadays. Then it happens: You’re struck by an unmistakable sensation of queasy

    • OCTOBER 30, 2017
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    Should I See a Doctor for the Flu?

    Should I See a Doctor for the Flu?

    Is this “just the flu” or is there more to it? With the change of seasons from summer to fall, an additional season arrives at the same time – the flu season. Most of you have had a bout of the flu at some point in your life and are familiar with its usual symptoms.

    • AUGUST 23, 2017
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    Is It Asthma, Bronchitis, or Both?

    Is It Asthma, Bronchitis, or Both?

    Both conditions affect the lungs, but when asthma and bronchitis occur at the same time, bronchial asthma is the result. The phrase “breathing easy” takes on a whole new meaning when you or a loved one has asthma. You’re more likely to think about the specific symptoms of the condition: wheezing, coughing, shortness of breath,

    • AUGUST 21, 2017
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    The Diabetes Diet

    The Diabetes Diet

    Healthy Eating Tips to Prevent, Control, and Reverse Diabetes Diabetes is on the rise, yet most cases are preventable and some can even be reversed. Taking steps to prevent and control diabetes doesn’t mean living in deprivation; it means eating a tasty, balanced diet that will also boost your energy and improve your mood. You

    • AUGUST 18, 2017
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    What Is Breast Cancer?

    What Is Breast Cancer?

    Next to skin cancer, breast cancer is the most-commonly diagnosed cancer in women in the United States. Breast cancer is cancer that begins with the formation of a malignant tumor in the breast. A malignant tumor is a group of cancer cells that can grow into nearby tissues or spread (metastasize) to other areas of

    • AUGUST 16, 2017
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    How You Can Control Your Asthma

    How You Can Control Your Asthma

    Learn how to control your asthma Asthma is one of the most common lifelong chronic diseases. There are 24 million Americans living with asthma, a disease affecting the lungs, causing repeated episodes of wheezing, breathlessness, chest tightness, and coughing. Although asthma cannot be cured, it is possible to manage asthma successfully to reduce and prevent

    • AUGUST 14, 2017
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    Hepatitis A FAQs

    Hepatitis A FAQs

    What is hepatitis? “Hepatitis” means inflammation of the liver. Toxins, certain drugs, some diseases, heavy alcohol use, and bacterial and viral infections can all cause hepatitis. Hepatitis is also the name of a family of viral infections that affect the liver; the most common types are Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, and Hepatitis C. What is

    • AUGUST 2, 2017
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    Simple Steps to Reduce Your Skin Cancer Risk

    Simple Steps to Reduce Your Skin Cancer Risk

    Skin cancer is the most common of all cancers. It accounts for nearly half of all cancers in the United States. More than 3.5 million cases of basal and squamous cell skin cancer are diagnosed in this country each year. Melanoma, the most serious type of skin cancer, will account for more than 76,000 cases

    • JULY 31, 2017
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    Top 5 Healthy Heart Tips

    Top 5 Healthy Heart Tips

    Here are 5 most important things you can do to look after your heart. Give up smoking If you’re a smoker, quit. It’s the single best thing you can do for your heart health. Smoking is one of the main causes of coronary heart disease. A year after giving up, your risk of a heart

    • JULY 27, 2017
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    Burn Injuries and Pain

    Burn Injuries and Pain

    Dealing With the Pain Caused by a Burn Injury Burn injuries are very common and affect hundreds of thousands of Americans each year. The CDC estimates that there were 486,000 burn injuries that received medical treatment in 2011 in the US alone. Dealing with the pain of these injuries can be difficult, as there are