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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. ...

Back-to-School Backpack Safety Tips

Kids are almost ready to go back to school and eager beaver parents are packing their bags and backpacks accordingly. ...

20 Head Lice Myths for Back to School

As parents of school-aged children, do you remember a time when the back-to-school and back to head lice seasons didn’t ...

6 Steps to Take if you Find a Tick on Your Body

I love to hike in the woods and sand dunes near my cottage, near Lake Huron. ...

Zika Virus: 7 Updated Facts and Figures

The Zika virus came into our collective consciousness in fairly recent history, and what we know about it has been ...

6 Signs Your Body Needs More Fiber

Getting bound up is one of the most common indications that you need more fiber in your diet. ...