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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 ...

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 ...

U.S. Vaccination Rates “Unacceptably Low”

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

8 Indications of an Under-Active Thyroid

According to the American Thyroid Association (ATA), roughly 5-percent of U.S. adults suffer from hypothyroidism, or an underactive thyroid, making ...

9 Natural Cures for What Ails Your Pet

According to countless veterinarians, many of the holistic remedies that you use to soothe aching joints, ease digestion, lessen inflammation, ...

Too Many Seniors Taking Sleeping Pills, Report Finds

Too many senior citizens are taking sleeping pills, says a new report from Choosing Wisely Canada. ...

Google Working on Cancer-Detecting Pill

Google may have started as a search engine company, but the firm now finds itself involved in a wide array ...

Signs & Symptoms of Common Metastatic Cancers

Nearly all types of cancers can develop into “metastatic tumors,” which refers to cancer cells that spread to other tissues ...

Metastatic Melanoma Signs & Symptoms

Last year, almost 9,500 Americans succumbed to metastatic melanomas, the rarest form of skin cancer, according to the National Cancer ...

8 Tips for a Healthful Halloween

Halloween pot lucks, parties, and trick-or-treating can be sneaky business—even if the scariest part is you trying to avoid the ...

Scientists Use Stem Cells to Fight Brain Cancer

Scientists at Harvard University believe they may have found a new and effective way of fighting brain cancer. The strategy ...

Sleep Loss May Increase the Risk of Ulcerative Colitis

It’s no mystery that failing to get enough sleep — about seven to eight hours each night — can make ...

8 Reasons Why Your Workout Isn’t Working For You

It’s frustrating when you put in the daily or weekly effort to exercise, without seeing any success—as far as weight ...

Bottle vs Tap: 10 Facts About Your Drinking Water

Tap filters, water jugs, bottled water, and plain old tap water. ...

10 Reasons Why Heartbreak Can Really Damage Your Heart

Heartbreak comes in many forms and affects people in different ways. ...

Air Pollutants Linked to Autism

A frightening new report suggests that early exposure to two types of air toxins — chromium and styrene — can ...