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Beat That: 12 Easy Tips For Maintaining A Healthy Heart

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

Understanding Anaphylaxis: Don't Let It Shock You

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

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

Expert medical groups recommended that all "baby boomers" - those born from 1946-1964 - be tested for hepatitis C virus. But what course do you take if you test positive?…

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 Naloxone: Save a Life

How do you recognize an overdose when it occurs? The opioid-reversal agent naloxone (Narcan Nasal, Evzio, generics) can be kept by those at risk of narcotic overdose, as well as…

E-cigarettes And Vaping: Safe Or Not?

The popularity of vaping has risen exponentially in the past few years. But is vaping any safer than conventional cigarettes?

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

You have probably been prescribed a drug "off-label", meaning its use for your condition is not officially FDA-approved. There are many examples. But you should ask, medically is this a…

Leukemia Symptoms And Lessons: Is A Solution In Sight?

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

Flonase: Avoid These Top 9 Mistakes

Do you only have spring or fall allergies, or do you have symptoms year-round? Here, review some common oversights made when using Flonase, plus a few money-saving tips, too.

HIV & AIDS 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. Plus,…

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 crowd out healthy bone marrow cells, boosting the risk for infections, bone fractures, and anemia. But today's new therapies are offering hope, turning a…

Sports And Dietary Supplements: From Creatine To Whey

Did you sup on a whey shake this morning after your workout? Perhaps you pumped iron courtesy of a few BCAAs or some beta-alanine. Before your next sprint fueled on…