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Seeing your doctor can be time consuming. You have to make an appointment, go into the office, fill out paperwork, sit in the waiting room, then sit in an examination room, and then talk...

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What is Shingles?

There has been much discussion and even television commercials about the shingles virus recently. But what is shingles? Put simply, shingles is a viral infection resulting in a rather painful rash, caused by the...

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The Dangers of Summer Heat

It is easy to get caught up with enjoying the long days of summer and the additional sunshine. However, spending long days outside comes with the hidden dangers of developing heat exhaustion, or more...

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Lyme Disease

Lyme disease is a bacterial infection passed to humans through bites by infected ticks. It is important to know that not all ticks spread Lyme disease. The deer tick, or blacklegged tick, is known...

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How to Get Through Morning Sickness

Around 80 percent of pregnant women experience morning sickness. No one really knows what exactly causes it. Experts have made several suggestions, such as fluctuations in hormone levels, and the body’s means of protecting...

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10 Effective Tips for a Good Night’s Sleep

Feeling irritated or simply exhausted of late? Perhaps the solution is a sound night’s sleep. Think about key factors that can interrupt your night’s sleep, starting from work pressure, family responsibilities and unexpected challenges...