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Beat That: 12 Easy Tips For Maintaining A Healthy Heart

Why wait until New Year's? Maintaining a healthy heart should be a daily activity. But keeping up with a fit lifestyle, yearly lab tests, and medications can be a chore…

Understanding Anaphylaxis: Don't Let It Shock You

A severe, life-threatening allergy - say peanuts or a bee sting - is often unpredictable and just plain scary. But there are ways to protect yourself, or those you love,…

Inherited Risk: The BRCA Gene Explained

Do you have a strong family history of breast cancer or ovarian cancer? If you answered yes to this question, it's time to look at questions about your eligibility for…

Hep C and Harvoni: 11 Facts About Your Treatment

Both the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommended that all "baby boomers" - those born from 1946-1964 - be…

Ladies A Moment: 10 Health Screenings That All Women Need

Taking care of yourself means being proactive when it comes to your health. So why wait for symptoms to happen when you could prevent them from happening in the first…

Are You IBD Aware? Crohn's and Colitis, Explained

Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis are common inflammatory bowel diseases. Living with them can be a challenge, but the explosion of new treatments in the past few years has brought…

Know Your Narcan: Save a Life

In many states, the opioid-reversal agent naloxone (Narcan Nasal, Evzio) can be stored in the homes of those at risk for narcotic overdose. Some states allow access directly from the…

E-cigarettes: Common Perceptions Now Up In Smoke

The popularity of vaping has risen exponentially in the past few years. But how will the whole electronic cigarette and vaping industry fare now that the FDA has been granted…

Off-Label or Off-Limits: Should You Use a Drug for An Unapproved Use?

Did you know that you have probably been prescribed a drug "off-label" by your doctor, meaning that it's use is not FDA-approved? Is this a concern medically and should you…

Lessons On Leukemia: Is A Solution In Sight?

Although the word "cancer" does not typically evoke feelings of excitement, we should all be reasonably delighted with the massive advances made by experts in the field of cancer research…

Flonase: Avoid These Top 9 Mistakes

Allergy season creeps up on us - and our nose. Here, review some common oversights made when using Flonase, plus a few money-saving tips, too.

HIV Update: New Treatments, Easier Options

Treatment of HIV is still a necessity; a cure for HIV is not here yet. But HIV, if caught and treated early enough, is no longer a death sentence.

Think Before You Ink: Health Risks Associated With Tattoos

Thinking about getting inked? Before you let anyone near your skin do some research on your tattooist's hygiene standards or you may be left with much more than a trendy…

Multiple Myeloma: Has Crowd Control Ever Been As Important?

Multiple myeloma is incurable; cancer cells in the bone marrow crowd out healthy cells, boosting the risk for infections, bone fractures, and anemia. But today's new therapies are offering hope…

The Skinny On Supplements: 5 Popular Supplements And What You Need To Know About Them

Did you sup on a whey shake this morning after your workout? Perhaps you pumped iron courtesy of a few BCAA. Before your next sprint fueled on creatine, have a…
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