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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

...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 ...

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 ...

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. ...

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 ...

6 Benefits of Eating Cherries

The cherry is one of the most delicious and iconic fruits available. ...

6 Reasons to Get Your Kicks from Playing a Sport

There is a lot of evidence out there against playing sports, from getting bruised to suffering concussions, but like any ...

7 Secrets to Better Mornings

Some people wake naturally with the sun, full of energy and ready to face the day…and then there are the ...

12 Superfruits for the Perfect Morning Smoothie

If you’re starting a new weight loss program or just looking to feel better on a day-to-day basis, it’s a ...

10 Essential Brain Foods That Boost Concentration

Let’s face it; it can be hard to maintain your focus while staring at a computer all day or listening ...

The “Mythconceptions” of Health and Fitness

Just like the Romans and Greeks, our culture of health and fitness has cultivated a wide variety of myths that ...

Omega-3 Fatty Acids May Not Protect the Brain, Study Suggests

We’ve been hearing for years that omega-3 fatty acids can keep our brains healthy and efficient. ...

Childhood Obesity Rates Remain High, Report Says

There’s good news and bad news in the fight against childhood obesity. The good news: obesity rates have leveled off ...

6 Dreamy Back to Sleep Maneuvers

It always happens on the nights when you need the most sleep. ...