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Pneumonia Is Still a Threat

With all the attention on COVID and influenza, it’s easy to forget that pneumonia is a serious health threat. An…

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Colonoscopy Dilemma

A new study is making many of us question whether we should continue to get our dreaded colonoscopies. For years,…

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You May Be Treating Your Pain Wrong

Mounting evidence suggests that our basic assumptions about treating acute pain and preventing chronic pain may be wrong. While it…

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Get Rid of Your Bad Health Habits… for Good

Who hasn’t lost 10 pounds only to gain back 15…or started working out every day only to fall back to…

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The Signs of Stroke

During a recent live TV broadcast, Tulsa news anchor Julie Chin started to lose her vision in one eye…her hand…

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Your Adult Vaccination Checklist

We all are weary of the constant messaging to get COVID-19 vaccines—but that doesn’t make the need for immunizations for…

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Why Are Your Hands Trembling?

You may attribute your trembling hands to getting older or heredity…or you may fear that you have Parkinson’s disease (PD).…

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When It Comes to Joint Replacement, Age Is Nothing But a Number

Have you stopped playing golf because your knee hurts too much…or find yourself sitting out because of hip pain when…

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Lesson Learned

I just spent three days with my husband in the hospital. He had a severe asthma attack—we started in the…

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Not a Dry Eye in the House

Stinging and burning, sensitivity to light, redness, mucus in and around your eyes—all symptoms of dry eye, one of the…

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Get A Second Opinion

Perhaps you have been diagnosed with something as serious as cancer or something less serious such as a torn rotator…

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How to Stop the Drip – Postnasal Drip

You might be surprised to know that we all have some degree of postnasal drip all the time—mucus dripping down…

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The Right Toothpaste for You

There are plenty of toothpastes on store shelves, each boasting ­dental-care benefits and listing unpronounceable ingredients. But which claims should…

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Stop the Pain of Recurrent UTIs

You recognize the symptoms immediately—a relentless need to urinate, followed by a painful burning sensation when you do…unpleasant odor or…

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Beyond COVID… The Age of Self-Testing

Not long ago, at-home health tests were only for pregnancy and g­lucose monitoring. But advances in understanding of the human…