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8 Warning Symptoms of Shingles

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 ...

10 Possible Causes For Those Bumps on Your Skin

...eheads, blackheads, and inflamed red lesions typically on the face, neck, and back of adults as well.  Commonly referred to ...

Chicken Pox Symptoms: 8 Signs of Chicken Pox

...child, they typically never come back. However, in rare cases when adults get chicken pox, particularly in the case of ...

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A recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found current adult vaccination rates in America are ...

10 Need-to-Know Egg-Freezing Facts

No doubt the move from Google and Facebook to offer coverage for employee egg freezing (a procedure known medically as ...

Flu Shot Especially Important for People with Heart Disease

Should you get a flu shot? Most medical experts will answer ‘yes’ to that question, while virtually all will insist ...

Experts Concerned About Growing Hysteria Surrounding Ebola

The Ebola virus represents an important health concern. But just as important: avoiding the hysteria surrounding the virus, which has ...

8 Unique Ways to Get Your Veggies

Steamed, sautéed, stir fried, boiled, blanched, and raw—you likely have a favorite method for preparing vegetables. ...

Do You Suffer From Sleep Drunkenness?

Do you have a habit of blaming poor after-hours behavior on a bad nightmare or sleepwalking? Well researchers at Stanford ...

8 Indications of Low Immunity

Are you prone to catching any cold or flu within a 5-mile radius? I joke, but for many folks influenza ...

Housefly Study Could Help Us Understand Human Illness

Here’s something you might not know (but may suspect): a housefly can carry about a hundred different illnesses, some very ...

Eating Disorders Can Start in Elementary School, Study Shows

In recent years we’ve heard a lot about childhood obesity. ...

Is Your Home A Toxic Environment?

Your home sweet home—the place where you hang your hat and rest your weary bones after a hard day of ...

What Parents Should Know About Enterovirus D68

The Enterovirus D68, also known as EV-D68, has become a hot topic across North America since late summer and into ...

New Hepatitis C Drug Comes With Hefty Price Tag

The United States Food and Drug Administration has approved a new drug for hepatitis C. The only problem: a single ...

Brain Power Boosted by After-School Physical Activity, Study Shows

A new study shows that regular after-school exercise can improve more than just a child’s ability to run further or ...

8 Natural Ways to Take Hair from Limp to Luscious

I blame my fascination with thick, shiny, tumbling locks on Ariel, I’ve been envious of that Disney mermaid ever since ...