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Group B Strep (GBS): When Harmless Bacteria Turn Bad

Group B strep are a common type of bacteria that love the warm, airless cavities in our body. Group B strep can cause serious infection in women and unborn/newborn babies.…

Upcoming Joint Replacement? Your 13 Most Common Questions Answered

Have an upcoming knee or hip joint replacement surgery? You are probably full of questions. But never fear: hip and knee replacement surgeries are commonplace in the US, and over…

Invokana Insights: 10 Drug-Specific Facts You Should Know

Invokana was the first FDA-approved medicine in the class of type 2 diabetes drugs known as SGLT2 inhibitors. What are the advantages, side effects, and dosing of this oral agent…

Tramadol: 9 Things You Should Know

In 1995, tramadol was FDA-approved as a narcotic pain reliever thought to be associated with a lower risk of drug abuse. But in a report a decade later, abuse-related tramadol…

Breast Cancer Symptoms: Best To Know Your Breast

When detected early, breast cancer is largely treatable and survivable. But many women do not know the signs of breast cancer beyond just a lump. How aware are you of…

Don't Sleep On It: 10 Things You Didn't Know About Ambien

If you have had trouble sleeping in the past, then chances are your doctor may have prescribed you Ambien. But is this sedative any better than counting sheep? And what…

Love Your Dad? Here's 10 Heart-Healthy Gifts For Father's Day

Dad, Father, Papa, Pop -- you probably have your own special name for him. Father's Day is a day to celebrate your dad or other special person. Brunch or a…

Scoliosis: Setting The Record Straight

There are a lot of misconceptions about scoliosis; like your child didn't eat the right foods as a baby or their school backpack was too heavy. For most children diagnosed…

Breastfeeding and OTC Medication: Safety Tips That You Need To Know

A new baby is accompanied by many new questions, especially when it comes to breastfeeding. And no questions are more important than those about the safety of over-the-counter (OTC) medications…

Don't Believe The Hype: How Multivitamins Conquered The Land Of The Free

Despite a multitude of research showing that most vitamin supplements have limited beneficial effect, around half of all Americans continue to take them every day. Does this sound like you?…

Melanoma And Other Skin Cancers - Being SunSmart

No matter how much you love the sun, protecting yourself from its rays all year round should be your top priority. How sun smart are you?

Amoxicillin: 13 Burning Questions

Most of us have taken amoxicillin. From painful ear infections to a chest infection, amoxicillin is common and affordable. But what about antibiotic resistance, dosing, and side effects? Follow along…

Where There's Smoke There's Fire: Know The Risks Before You Light Up

Smoking may seem like a way to make yourself appear more mature, get rid of stress, or give yourself an edgy look. Perhaps the crowd you're currently hanging around with…

Healthy Vision Starts Here: 6 Tips That Look Good

Imagine a world without color, without views, without sunsets. How would it feel to lose your sight? It's a myth that there is nothing you can do to prevent vision…

Living With Lupus: Can You Recognize The Signs?

Lupus is more than the telltale butterfly rash across the nose that is often associated with this autoimmune disease. Learn how to recognize and minimize the effects of Lupus.