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Each year more than one million Americans suffer with shingles, an itchy, blistering rash caused by herpes zoster, the same ...

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Shingles is a very serious concern for those who are fifty five and older and most people do not realize ...

The 12 Most Common Adult Skin Disorders

...eed, or show any of the ABCDE characteristics mentioned should immediately be evaluated by a dermatologist. 11. Shingles Shingles, also ...

10 Possible Causes For Those Bumps on Your Skin

...referred to as pimples or “zits”, acne is caused when pores become blocked by oil, bacteria, and dirt. 4. Shingles ...

The 10 Leading Health Stories of 2013

...on. Turns out those “best before” dates are mostly an indication of freshness—not of complete food spoilage. 9. Shingles Became ...

10 Common Beauty Problems Solved In the Kitchen

...ng element can help ease the discomfort of dry skin and can even treat skin conditions such eczema, poison ivy, ...

7 Scary Causes and Symptoms of Epiglottitis

...injury), or due to the contraction of a viral, fungal, or bacterial infections (i.e., Streptococcus A, B, or C; shingles, chicken pox, yeast ...

Fact or Fiction: The Fiery Health Benefits of Capsicum

...ctive pain treatments for stomach pain, toothache, and even as a topical pain treatment on skin ailments (i.e., shingles, nerve ...

Suck it Up: 6 Facts on Cupping Therapy

...or drug remedies, cupping can be useful to combat acne, anxiety, facial paralysis, herpes zoster (also known as shingles), and ...

Chicken Pox Symptoms: 8 Signs of Chicken Pox

...e of pregnant women or seniors with low immunity, the infection can be difficult to fight off and may turn ...

U.S. Vaccination Rates “Unacceptably Low”

...th vaccinations recommended for diseases such as pneumonia, tetanus, diphtheria, whooping cough, hepatitis, and shingles. For instance, in 2011, there ...

10 Healthful Ways to Ease Your Body Into Winter

...nsulting the attic (especially older homes), and outfitting bedrooms with flannel sheets and extra comforters can keep your home sweet ...

11 Drugs That Can Kill Your Libido

...yclics, such as Elavil. That’s because they can be used to treat both depression and nerve pain associated with shingles. ...

Sip to Your Health on National Coffee Day

You’ll want to grab a cup of coffee or brew a new pot for this one—September 29th is National Coffee ...

September Is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

During the month of September the American Cancer Society (ACS), and other leading women’s health organizations, spread awareness of Ovarian ...

6 Medical Facts on Microcephaly

It has received a lot of attention lately due to its connection to the Zika virus that is plaguing South ...

The 6 Biggest Stretching Mistakes

Do you stretch following a workout? If you don’t, be forewarned that stretching is often considered paramount for the pain reduction/muscle ...

6 Ways Fidgeting Can Benefit Health

Hi my name is Anna and I’m a fidgeter. ...