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You Just Found Out You Have High Blood Pressure. Now What?
You’ve probably had your blood pressure checked countless times. It’s a routine part of health care. Even your dentist might check your blood pressure....
May 13 1
Lupus: When Your Immune System Attacks Your Body
Your immune system protects your body against bacteria and viruses that can make you sick. Unfortunately, this important system can have problems of its...
May 09 3
Pain in Your Mouth When You Eat? It Could Be a Salivary Stone
You have probably heard of kidney stones, but salivary stones might be less familiar. While kidney stones form in your kidneys, salivary stones develop...
May 07
PUPP: 3 Things to Know About This Pregnancy-Related Rash
Your body undergoes a lot of changes during pregnancy. Your hips spread, your breasts enlarge and your belly swells with your developing baby (or babies)....
May 05
Here’s How You Can Help Your Child Speak Without Stuttering
If your child stutters, it can be so frustrating for them to try to communicate, and difficult for you to watch them struggle to say what they’re thinking....
May 04
Why It’s Important to Treat Toenail Traumas and Injuries
It’s late at night, you’re half-asleep fumbling in the dark, and bam! You slam your big toe into something hard. You think, “How can something so small...
May 03
Does Your Elbow Injury Mean You Need Tommy John Surgery?
If you’re even a casual baseball fan, you’ve probably heard of Tommy John surgery. It’s a procedure that repairs the ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) in...
May 03
Men (and Boys) Have Eating Disorders Too, Here’s What to Know
If you were around in the 90s, there were countless made-for-TV movies about young adults battling anorexia, nervosa, bulimia and binge-eating disorder....
May 02
Here’s the Surprising Truth Behind These 13 Myths about Melanoma
It’s important to protect your skin from the sun’s harmful rays. That’s because sun exposure can cause skin cancer, including melanoma—the most dangerous...
May 02

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