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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 ...

Are You a Cyberchondriac?

Aside from the threat of Ebola, Enterovirus D68 sweeping through schools, swine flu proliferating livestock, and a surge of this ...

More Daylight Time Means More Active Kids, Study Suggests

It may not be a surprising finding, but it’s an important one: a new study has found that children were ...

Brain Scans Reveal Cause of Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

A new study has revealed new information about the impact Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) has on the brain. ...

Are These 8 Sleep Myths Keeping You Up at Night?

Roughly 70 million Americans are kept up at night by a sleep issue—including adequate sleep duration, napping, as well as ...

8 Tips to Beat the Urge to Call It Quits on Your Workout

Whether you’re sweating it out in a hot yoga class, beating feet on a long distance, or powering through a ...

9 Foolish Actions Committed by Sick People

You’re coughing, sneezing, and sniffling, but you have stuff to get done. ...

Kids Who Don’t Drink Cow’s Milk Have Lower Vitamin D Levels, Study Finds

There are a growing number of alternatives to cow’s milk on grocery store shelves, from soy to rice to coconut ...

Time to Confront Pakistan’s Polio Problem, Experts Insist

For people who live in North America, where children regularly receive the polio vaccine, it’s hard to imagine the infectious ...

8 Cues that You’re Not Eating Enough Fat

While the old adage “too much of a good thing” might be adept—too little of a certain nutrient or food ...

10 Pet-Safe, Kid-Safe, Green Household Cleaners

Most store bought household cleaners contain a lot of harmful chemicals—both to the environment and to the person using it, ...

Time to Consider Climate Change A Public Health Threat, Report Says

How dangerous is climate change? Dangerous enough to prompt one medical journal to call it a visible public health threat. ...

Using a Touchscreen Keyboard Could Lead to Shoulder Pain, Study Suggests

Reaching for a lightweight tablet computer can save time and energy, but using a tablet to type may not be ...

Afraid of the G-Word? 10 Facts About Gluten

To eat gluten, or not to eat gluten. ...