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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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...uth of food waste, with approximately 90-percent of North Americans tossing food early due to expiration confusion. Turns out those ...

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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 ...

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New Study Links Video Games with Neurological Problems

In the past, a number of studies have suggested that video games can improve neurological functionality, thereby helping stave off ...

Study Draws Links Between Sleep Apnea, Depression

In the past scientists have drawn links between sleep apnea and increased blood pressure and higher risk of stroke. ...

Skipping Meals Leads to Weight Gain, Study Suggests

For someone looking to lose weight, it would seem sensible to skip meals, thereby lowering calorie consumption, leading to weight ...

What to Know About Sickle Cell Anemia

Sickle cell anemia is one of the most common forms of sickle cell disease, a blood disease that affects the ...

7 Surprising and Dangerous Addictions

When you go out for dinner with a friend do you spend most of your time catching up or checking ...

Go Ape for the Health Benefits of Bananas

Tucked into briefcases and lunch boxes, cut up into cereal or yogurt, blended into smoothies, or smeared with nut butter ...

Nine-to-Five Jobs the Healthiest, Study Suggests

Jobs that run from nine in the morning to five in the afternoon are often derided as dull and unchallenging. ...

Bionic Lenses Could Boost Vision, Eliminate Cataracts

Imagine being able to see three times better than 20/20 vision without having to wear glasses or contact lenses. ...

The Dark Science Behind Nightmares

You shoot awake jolted with fear and dripping with cold sweat—you just had a nightmare. ...

Why Mosquitoes Bite: Myth vs. Fact

It’s that dreaded time of year—when mosquitoes make their first annoying appearance after a season of cold, wet, and snow. ...