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Could My Herniated Disc Lead to Cauda Equina Syndrome (CES)?
In your teens, back pain was nothing more than a myth. In your 20s and 30s, your back only hurt after a day of heavy yard work. By the time you hit your...
May 27
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The Best Ways to Defend Against Dangerous Snakes and Scorpions
If you live in or around the desert, you’ll want to take steps to keep snakes and scorpions out of your home and yard. Snakes and scorpions are more active...
Apr 20
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How to Tell Whether a Bump on the Head Is Serious
Bob Saget’s tragic death drives home the danger of brain injuries. After a bump or blow to the head, it’s essential to know what to do and what to watch...
Mar 04
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Bad Vehicle Injury? You May Need Microvascular Flap Surgery.
If you’ve had an accident that’s caused extreme tissue damage — the kind that store-bought products can’t fix — then microvascular flap surgery might be...
Dec 29
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Adults With Dementia: 3 Tips for a Better Hospital Visit
If you’re looking after a person with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementia, you know that home is a comfortable place where loved ones often feel most...
Dec 20
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5 Times When You Need More than a Band-Aid for That Cut or Scrape
Cuts and scrapes happen all the time. From a mishap with a kitchen knife to a fall on the playground, you probably have Band-Aids on hand so you can treat...
Dec 04
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Got Something in Your Eye? Relief Is Only a Blink Away
Eyes are powerful — and powerfully sensitive. If you’ve ever gotten something stuck in your eye, then you know just how sensitive they can be. Even common...
Sep 27
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The Best Ways to Prepare for a Medical Emergency Before You Travel
Now that many of us are vaccinated, we’re eager to visit people and places, so we’re planning everything from weekend getaways near home to exotic vacations...
Aug 16
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Have COVID-19? You Could Be Eligible for Monoclonal Antibody Treatment
If you’re diagnosed with COVID-19 and you’re at high risk for developing a severe case, you could qualify for monoclonal antibody treatment (mAb). Monoclonal...
Jun 09
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What to Know if a Loved One Is at Risk for Overdosing
Drug overdoses can happen in a lot of different ways. Someone on multiple medications could lose track of what they took and when they took it. Someone...
May 28