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Vegan Athlete

A vegan is a pure vegetarian. They not only avoid meat, fish and poultry, they also don’t eat eggs, milk

Sleep and Cancer

A cancer diagnosis can keep patients awake at night. But in an ironic twist, the lack of sleep can throw

Kids and Eczema

Eczema is one of those irritating skin problems you don’t know much about unless you, or someone you know, has

Parkinson’s Brain Shot

Parkinson’s Disease starts when dopamine-producing nerve cells in the brain die. Now an experimental treatment goes right to the root

Type 2 Diabetes

Millions of Americans suffer from type 2 diabetes, in which fluctuating sugar levels can cause major health problems. New research

Infant Hearing Aids

Eight month old Marlowe Calhoun is a good listener, thanks to her hearing aids. “She was fitted and received the

5 medication-free strategies to help prevent heart disease

You can prevent heart disease by following a heart-healthy lifestyle. Here are five strategies to help you protect your heart.

Rotator Cuff Injury

From Mayo Clinic staff Treatment Mayo Clinic is a nationally recognized leader in treatment of rotator cuff injuries. Mayo is

Breast exam: How breast tissue normally feels

Courtesy Mayo Clinic How breast tissue normally feels During a breast self-exam, you’ll feel tissues of varying consistency. Glandular tissue

Lung CT scan for cancer: Should you be screened?

By Doctors generally don’t recommend routine lung cancer screening with lung CT scans. Find out why. If you’re a