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Valley Fever Is on the Rise. Here’s How You Can Protect Yourself
If you live in or travel to the desert Southwest, you could be at risk for Valley fever because of a fungus called Coccidioides that lives in the region’s...
Aug 09 25
What is Vascular Dementia? Are You at Risk?
Vascular dementia ranks among the four most common types of dementia, along with Alzheimer’s disease, Lewy Body dementia (LBD), and frontotemporal dementia....
Aug 03
Do You Have Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)? Here’s What to Know
Your cardiovascular system plays an important role of moving blood with oxygen and nutrients to all parts of your body. With your heart as a pump, blood...
Aug 02
Signs Your Stomach Problems and Abdominal Pain Could Be Diverticulitis
You undoubtedly get an upset stomach every once in a while. It’s a common problem stemming from a range of causes—spicy food, stress and gastrointestinal...
Jul 28
Your Cancer Treatment Could Cause Painful Hand-Foot Syndrome
People with cancer often need chemotherapy. It’s an essential treatment in the fight against the disease. But some chemotherapy drugs may also cause a...
Jul 27
Am I Having a Panic Attack? Signs and How to Cope
It’s just a typical day at work. You’re typing away at your computer, when out of the blue your hands begin to tremble, your heart races and you begin...
Jul 26
How to Treat a Hangnail and How to Prevent Them Altogether
Long, short, oval or stiletto, like your hands, your fingernails can tell people a lot about who you are and what you do with them. They can give others...
Jul 19
Can Your Skin Condition Be Treated with Light Therapy?
Before we knew the extent to which sun damage contributed to skin cancer, tanning oil was an essential found in every beach bag. Today, we know to slather...
Jul 17
How to Relieve Ear Pressure When Your Ears Are Plugged Up
If you’ve ever flown on a plane, driven through the mountains or been sick with a head cold, chances are you’ve dealt with the uncomfortable plugged-up...
Jul 15