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Hello, Healthy Toenails!

Are you toe shy? It’s almost summer, and soon you’ll want to be walking around in sandals and flip-flops. But if you’re one of the millions of people with toenail fungus, you’ll be less likely to toss your socks. An … Continue reading

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Should You or Shouldn’t You?

It was Shakespeare’s Hamlet who wondered “To be, or not to be”; but in health care, the question is altogether different: It’s “Should I, or shouldn’t I?” That’s because as our diagnostics, treatments, surgeries and medications have gotten more and … Continue reading

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How To Stop Heartburn

It turns out that when it comes to heartburn,  new research is showing that taking  a pill may be  unhealthy and even unsafe. For the millions who rely on Nexium, Prilosec, Prevacid  or other medications, this is likely exasperating and … Continue reading

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Learn More About the Drugs You Take: Iodine.com

Iodine might have been the first drug you ever used. When you were little, if you fell and scraped your knee, your mom or dad might have used it as an antiseptic, topped with a colorful band-aid. I don’t know … Continue reading

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Don’t Get Sidelined by Side Effects

 I remember the day my father told me he was finally off all his medications. I knew he still had some pretty serious health issues, so I was fairly certain his doctor hadn’t taken him off everything. “What happened?” I asked. “I … Continue reading

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