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Need To Know: Eating Disorders

Eating disorders such as anorexia, bulimia and binge-eating disorder can have life-threatening consequences. There's a tendency to focus on food and body image, and little else. How can you keep…

GERD and Heartburn: What Is GERD?

Are you guilty of buying antacids from the store for your "heartburn", but have never been formally diagnosed as having heartburn or GERD by a doctor? Find out why self-treatment…

Ground-Breaking Medical Treatments Made Quite By Chance

The next wonder drug is constantly under development. In fact, the pharmaceutical industry spends billions each year looking for a new blockbuster. But some modern marvels were uncovered by accident…

Out With Gout - Everything You Need To Know About Gout

To experience gout is to experience one of the most painful conditions known to man. Unfortunately this disease is relatively common among men over 40. Find out what causes it,…

8 Reasons Why Obesity Needs To Be Tackled Now

Close to 40% of U.S. adults and about 18.5% of children struggle with obesity. By 2030, experts believe almost half of the U.S. population will be obese. Is America‚Äôs state…

Fertility Facts: Women's Fertility Issues Explained

Trying, and trying - but still not pregnant? About 1 in 7 couples have trouble conceiving. Learn the facts behind infertility, possible causes, and the latest treatments to boost your…

Acne Advice: Skin Care Solutions For Both Teens and Adults Alike

The last thing you need the morning of a crucial interview or night of a hot date is a breakout of zits. But you can almost guarantee that they'll make…

Shingles: Settling The Score

Shingles is a viral illness that causes a painful stripe-like rash on one side of your face or body. But is shingles contagious and which shingles vaccine is more effective?

All Eyes On Ibuprofen: What You Need To Know

Ibuprofen (brand name Advil or Motrin) belongs to a group of drugs known as NSAIDs. It is cheap, effective, and readily bought from supermarkets and drug stores. But is it…

Fighting the Fight: Fibromyalgia Explained

Fibromyalgia is a chronic condition that affects approximately 2 to 5 percent of the American population. Symptoms include widespread muscle and joint pain, stiffness and fatigue. Find out what can…

Measles 101: What You Need To Know in 2019

The 2019 outbreak of measles in the U.S. is sure to break all records. With the current outbreak, should you have this vaccine even if you are an adult? What…

It's In the Genes - Record Your Family Health History

In the digital age, understanding and documenting your family health has never been easier. Medical advances are evolving at lightning speed, and knowing this historical information is critically important.

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS): Evolving Science For a Fatal Disease

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) is a progressive nerve disease with no cure. Several years ago, ALS garnered wide exposure with the Ice Bucket Challenge, but has the attention dried up?…

Take It Back: 11 Tips To Help Relieve Back Pain

50 billion dollars. That's how much back pain costs in the U.S. every year. So you'd think treatment would be pretty streamlined, right? Wrong. When it comes to sore backs,…

Xanax: 12 Things You Should Know

Xanax, known generically as alprazolam, is used for general anxiety disorder and panic attacks. It can be beneficial if taken properly, but prolonged use can lead to a whole host…