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Hair-Loss Remedies

When topical minoxidil (Rogaine) was introduced in the late 1980s, it became an option for restoring thinning hair. The biggest…

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Checking on Local Health Care

The quality of a state’s health-care system doesn’t tell the whole story. Sometimes what matters is what is available close…

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Ouch! When to Worry About That Bump on the Head

It’s a common scenario—you stumble, fall and hit your head…or you bang it on a kitchen cabinet after getting something…

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Rise and Shine!

Are you getting enough sleep at night yet find yourself dragging the next afternoon or, worse, as you get out…

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Save Your Sight

Are you noticing changes to your vision with each passing year—nearsightedness or cloudy or blurry vision? Some of this is…

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Getting Those Zzzs

I used to have such a wonderful relationship with sleep. I would get in bed at night, read for a…

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A New Way to Stop the Spinning

Spinning, swaying, dizziness, unsteadiness, feeling “not quite right.” No matter how you describe it, vertigo—the sensation of movement or disorientation…

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Beware the Mental Health Risks of Tapering Opioids

The dangers of long-term opioid use are well-documented—addiction, overdose, bone fractures, heart attacks and more. But new research shows that…

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Do You Really Need That Supplement?

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 58% of US adults report taking a dietary supplement in…

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First Visit With A New Doctor?

It’s an uncomfortable reality—at some point, or even many points, in your lifetime, you will have to start a relationship…

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Preparing For The Stages Of Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s disease is life-altering and frightening not just for the person receiving the diagnosis but also for his/her family. When…

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ED and Your Heart

We’ve all seen the advertisements that show a good-looking, middle-aged man smiling from ear to ear because an erectile dysfunction…

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Head Games That Sabotage Your Health

You swear the reason your headache won’t go away is because you bought the generic pain reliever instead of the…

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Can Vitamin B-12 Reverse Poor Cognitive Function?

Replacing B-12 in people who are deficient may improve their cognitive function, according to a recent study in Cureus Journal…

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Hemorrhoid Fundamentals

It’s the most common medical problem that no one likes to talk about. But, with millions of people experiencing discomfort…