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App Detects A Child's Ear Infection

Generally speaking, using an internet connection to diagnose a medical condition is rarely recommended. But technology is getting better and can better help you identify problems you should discuss with your doctor. The most recent example is an app that promises to identify one of the key symptoms...
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When You Should Stop Taking Medications To Prevent An Addiction

It seems the older we get, the more medications we take. While some medications may be needed long-term to help manage chronic conditions such as diabetes and high blood pressure. But there others designed for short-term usage and may be harmful if used for too long. How might you know whether it’s...
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Daily Doses of Aspirin For Healthy Americans Present More Risk Than Benefits

For decades, daily doses of aspirin has been associated with lowering the risks heart attacks, strokes and other heart problems in older people. But that has changed under new guidelines in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. People without heart disease who take a daily aspirin may...
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Waking Up Several Times To Make A Trip To The Bathroom Should Be Addresssed

Drinking a lot of water is good for your body! But what comes in must come out and that usually results in a staggering trip in complete darkness to the bathroom in the middle of the night to complete the circle of water life. But if you are waking up multiple times a night to make that trip to the...
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Types Of Student Loan Forgiveness Plans

It isn't cheap to attend college with the average bachelor degree attached with around $30,000 in student loan debt, paying loans back can be a challenge. However there some programs that can have a portion of your balance forgiven. You may qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program if...
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Dr. Pimple Popper Stars In The Poppy Bowl This Super Bowl Sunday

Super Bowl 53 will see the New England patriots and the Los Angeles Rams battle in the season’s final football game for the championship. If you find your mind gazing off in the "could care less" camp, perhaps you should host a Poppy Bowl party instead. TLC announced that it will be running a...
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When A Cough Becomes A Concern

There is a lot of people coughing, especially this time of the year. But a cough doesn't necessarily mean you are getting sick. Coughing is the number one reason people go to the doctor, according to WebMD, accounting for more than 30 million visits every year. But how do you know when your cough...
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Report Show No Increase of Cancer Risk In Menopausal Women Prescribed Testosterone Treatments

Testosterone is generally associated with men but a new report suggest menopausal women could benefit from testosterone gel in attacking tiredness, depression and low libido. While health care professionals has known the positives of testosterone treatment in women who have gone through the change...
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Milk Does Cause A Cold To Be Worse

For centuries, people have thought that drinking milk or eating dairy products when they have a cold worsens symptoms by increasing mucus in the nose and throat. Now there's proof. Nearly a thousand years ago a 12th-century physician wrote that milk caused ‘a stuffing in the head’ and further...
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Dr. Seuss Books Delivered 20 Years Later

It may take some time but the Postal Service will deliver the mail, even if it's 2 years late! Vera Walker of Orlando ordered a set of Dr. Seuss books for her granddaughter in 1998, when she was 4-years old. Sadly the bundle of books never arrived and it appeared the package was truly lost in the...
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