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Sep23Don’t Pop That Pimple, Expert Says

Don’t Pop That Pimple, Expert Says

It may be tempting to squeeze a large pimple, but doing so could make the zit worse, skin doctors say. Up to 50 million Americans struggle with various forms of acne, particularly red, swollen, painful bumps that develop deep in the skin, according to the American Academy of Dermatology. There are better, more effective ways […]

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Sep225 Tips to Manage Your Child’s Asthma

5 Tips to Manage Your Child’s Asthma

For many children with asthma, coughing is an early warning sign of a flare-up, an expert says. Understanding asthma and knowing what to expect can help parents prevent or lessen the severity of asthma attacks, said Dr. Ronald Ferdman, a pediatric allergist-immunologist at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. He provided the following tips to help parents […]

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Sep21‘Fitcations’ Are a Great Way to Shape Up

‘Fitcations’ Are a Great Way to Shape Up

From a three-day bike race to raise awareness of a charitable cause, to adventure travel abroad, you can take exercise to a brand new level on a fitness trip. With no shortage of “fitcation” options available any time of year, start with some research, either by destination or by the activity you want to explore […]

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Sep21Regular Bedtime Might Be Key to Better Health

Regular Bedtime Might Be Key to Better Health

As important as getting close to eight hours of sleep a night is, new research suggests that going to bed and waking up at the same time every day is just as critical for your health. The study of more than 1,900 older adults found that those who didn’t keep to a regular bedtime and […]

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Sep21More Americans Are Recording Their Doctor Visits

More Americans Are Recording Their Doctor Visits

Have you ever left a doctor’s appointment with only a vague idea of what was said? You’re not alone: A new survey finds many Americans, and their doctors, are turning to recordings for help. Researchers found that almost 30 percent of the doctors they surveyed had ever recorded a visit for a patient’s use. And […]

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Sep21Health Highlights: Sept. 21, 2018

Health Highlights: Sept. 21, 2018

Cornell Food Researcher Resigns After Charges of Academic Misconduct Ground Beef Recalled After E.Coli Outbreak

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Sep21Health Tip: Manage Poison Ivy Rash

Health Tip: Manage Poison Ivy Rash

(HealthDay News) — If you’ve been near or touched poison ivy, you may develop an itchy, blistering rash within 12 to 72 hours. Most everyone reacts to an oil in the poison ivy plant called urushiol. The rash typically goes away on its own in a few weeks, but some people have a more serious […]

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Sep21Health Tip: Help Prevent Varicose and Spider Veins

Health Tip: Help Prevent Varicose and Spider Veins

(HealthDay News) — Varicose veins and spider veins typically occur in the legs and can cause significant pain, swelling and an itchy rash, the Office on Women’s Health says. Varicose veins are often caused by weak or damaged valves in the veins. Spider veins are typically caused by the backup of blood. They can also […]

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Sep20Exercising With Rheumatoid Arthritis

Exercising With Rheumatoid Arthritis

Different from osteoarthritis, which is the wear-and-tear breakdown of joint cartilage experienced over time, rheumatoid arthritis, or RA, is an autoimmune disease that causes both pain and intense fatigue. When you’re in the throes of a flare, exercise may seem like mission impossible and you might be advised to rest until it passes. But exercise […]

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Sep20Boys Lag Behind Girls in Reading by 4th Grade

Boys Lag Behind Girls in Reading by 4th Grade

By fourth grade, girls in the United States read and write better than boys, a new study reveals. Australian researchers found this gender achievement gap appears in standardized tests and worsens over time. “The common thinking is that boys and girls in grade school start with the same cognitive ability, but this research suggests otherwise,” […]

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