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The Lowdown on Lipitor: What You Need To Know

The development of the cholesterol-lowering drugs known as "statins" has been one of the major medical advancements in recent decades. These treatments, such as Lipitor, are becoming more affordable due…

Always Hungry? You Just Might Have One Of These Conditions

Humans generally like to eat. Huge business empires have been built around this fact, and, of course, it's a basic need for survival. But do you constantly feel hungry, despite…

Need To Know: Eating Disorders

Eating disorders are a set of serious emotional and physical conditions that can have life-threatening consequences. There's a tendency to focus on food and body image, and little else. Anorexia,…

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-popping…

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 the next new blockbuster. But some modern marvels were uncovered by…

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

Today, two-thirds of U.S. adults and nearly one in three children struggle because they are overweight or have obesity. By 2030, experts believe almost half of the U.S. population will…

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 success.

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 does the shingles vaccine protect you…

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 long-term 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

Questioning a measles vaccine? Think personal beliefs are a valid reason to skip vaccines for your child? Should you have this vaccine, even if you are an adult? Learn more.

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

In the digital age, understanding and documenting your family health has never been easier. But with medical advances evolving at lightning speed, knowing this historical information is critical.

Oscar Buzz: How Eddie Redmayne Brought ALS To Hollywood

From the Ice Bucket Challenge to the film "The Theory of Everything", the progressive neurodegenerative disease Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis has garnered wide exposure over the last few years. Learn more…
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