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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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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. ...

199 Toxic Plants for Pets

We all love to bring fresh flowers and plants into our homes. However, the flower experts at ProFlowers. ...

6 Thoughts about Disciplining Other People’s Kids

Parenting is a challenge—and it’s hard enough keeping your own toddler in line. ...

7 Coping Strategies for Chronic Pain to Discuss During National Pain Week

Chronic pain—it’s the worst kind of pain, because even when it’s not at it’s most intense, it’s still there lingering ...

7 Times Fainting Can Indicate a Serious Health Concern

We’ve all done it. ...

6 Things You Need to Know About Gastroschisis

It’s what every parent wants: a healthy baby boy or girl. Tragically, for many Americans of new children, that’s not ...

6 A/C Free Ways to Keep Your Kids Cool this Summer

This summer has been especially hot across the U.S. (maybe there is something to this whole global warming thing). ...