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  • 3 Treatment Options For Skin Cancer

    More people are diagnosed with skin cancer in the United States than all other cancers combined. If you have been recently diagnosed, your oncologist will assess your condition and develop a treatment plant. To better help you understand the possible treatment options, here are some of the most commonly used treatments.  Mohs Surgery Mohs surgery is a procedure that involves the surgeon removing layers of skin one at a time. After the removal of each layer, the surgeon will check for cancerous cells.
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  • Please Eat This Killer Peanut: Curing Allergies With The Foods That Cause Them

    The number of children in the U.S. with food allergies has risen 50% since 1997, which researchers have attributed to various causes including the processed Western diet, weak gut bacteria, and home environments that are too clean. Now, researchers are suggesting that the best way to prevent and cure a food allergy is with the same food that causes it. Early exposure seems to protect against later allergies. Several years ago, doctors changed their minds about telling pregnant women to avoid peanuts and other possible allergens.
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  • How Acupuncture Can Help With Anxiety And Depression

    Acupuncture is a time-honored traditional Chinese treatment that restores the body's energy flow so as to treat disorders such as pain, anxiety, infertility and addiction. The treatment is based on the belief that the elements affect the flow of energy through the human body, manifesting in sickness or emotional distress. By inserting fine, sterile needles into various specific sites on the body, acupuncturists can restore the balance of energy and clear energy blockages in the body, leading to relief.
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  • Getting Rid Of Bulging Veins In Your Legs

    You don't have to put up with those bulging, bluish veins in your legs. There are various levels of treatment for varicose veins. You'll not only look better but you'll prevent future painful health conditions by getting them taken care of. Here is what these veins are doing to your health and how to get rid of them. The Blood Stops Flowing in Varicose Veins Tiny blood vessels in your legs become weak and tiny valves in them that direct blood flow stop working.
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  • How Can You Prevent Foot And Ankle Injuries While Running?

    Whether you're new to the world of running or have been increasing your distance for years, you may be cognizant of the effect healthy feet and ankles have on your performance. Nothing can derail your progress (and fitness) more quickly than strains or sprains that prevent you from running or walking without a noticeable limp. Read on to learn more about what you can do to protect your feet and ankles from strain or overuse injuries.
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  • Follow These Steps To Find A Face Wash That Works With Your Rosacea

    Does your rosacea act up every time you wash your face? Perhaps you experience a burning sensation, your face turns even brighter red, or you notice new pimples start to form. Every patient is different, so the face washing routine that works for your friend or sister may not be ideal for your skin. Following these steps will help you identify a face washing solution that works for you. Step 1: Pare down to the basics.
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  • What You Should Know about Stress Fractures

    A stress fracture is not usually an injury you get from instant trauma, but gradually over time. As an overuse injury, it is common among people who are athletes or who participate in cardio exercise frequently. Here is more information about this type of injury and what can be done about it. Do you have a stress fracture? The first thing you should know about this type of injury is how to identify it.
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  • Avoiding Painful Dry Socket Following Wisdom Teeth Removal

    If you're getting your wisdom teeth removed soon, you're likely being inundated with terrifying stories about the perils of dry socket. While dry socket certainly isn't the most painful thing that can happen to you, it's one of the most painful complications from a wisdom tooth extraction. Dry socket occurs when the blood clot that is meant to heal your gums following tooth removal becomes dislodged, exposing the internal nerves and bone to air.
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  • New Baby Coming? 2 Tips for Getting the Nursery Ready

    If you have a baby coming soon, you have likely been working on the nursery. Not only do you want it to look nice, but you also want it to be a safe place for your newborn. Below are two tips on getting your nursery ready so it is a comfortable place for your baby. Paint Choose a color of paint for the baby's room first. What you choose may depend on the gender of the baby.
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  • LASIK - Is It Right For You?

    One of the most important senses that a human being possess is their sense of sight. The loss of your sense of sight will mean a severe alteration of your lifestyle. While some forms of sight loss cannot be corrected currently, there are methods that can restore your visual capacity in many instances. One of those methods is known as LASIK surgery. What is LASIK Eye Surgery? The term LASIK is an acronym that stands for the term Laser-assisted in situ Keratomileusis.
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