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  • New Lung Cancer Screening Recommendations June 22, 2021

    Illustration of a toxic smoke in Lung

    Spotlighting Both Challenges and Progress

    This winter the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) released its new Lung Cancer screening recommendations, lowering both the ...

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  • A Quick Guide to Seasonal Allergies June 22, 2021

    Mature Couple Gardening

    Pollen, Grass, Ragweed and Mold spores

    For more than 24 million Americans, the flowering trees and mild weather of spring and summer, signals another allergy season in full bloom. The cause: ...

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  • Pandemic Stress Likely Compounded by Seasonal Affective Disorder January 1, 2021

    Experts Expect Record Numbers of Seasonal Affective Disorder Diagnoses in 2021

    As we continue to weather the storm of COVID-19, seasonal affective disorder, or SAD, is also ...

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  • Can We Co-Exist with COVID-19? October 12, 2020

    An Epidemiologist Separates Fact from Fiction and Offers Hope for the Future

    Epidemiologists seek to learn why, how and when some people contract diseases when others don’t. Their findings are used to help monitor public health status, develop new medical treatments and disease prevention ...

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  • Headaches – Types and Remedies February 1, 2020

    Headache Types and Remedies

    Oh, My Aching Head

    A dull pressure, a sharp pain, an uncomfortable pounding, a vise-like sensation – all can signal the start of a headache. A painful part of the human condition ...

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  • Alcohol Affects Women Differently than Men December 2, 2019

    The Female Factor: Alcohol is Not Gender-Neutral

    Given the growing popularity of the cocktail culture and wine time, it’s important to know that alcohol affects women differently than men – physiologically, psychologically and socially. It’s worth asking: For women, is the wine glass ...

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  • Kidney Stones: Treatment & Prevention September 4, 2019

    entered a new era of highly effective, noninvasive procedures. We bring you up to date on kidney stone treatment & prevention

    This Too Shall Pass: Treating and Preventing Kidney Stones

    More common, frequently less painful and ...

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  • Adult ADD April 2, 2019

    Adult ADD

    Attention Please: ADD/ADHD is Not Just a Childhood Condition

    In the 21stcentury, it’s standard procedure to test unfocused, impulsive and restless children who struggle to achieve in school for Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) ...

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  • The Age of Anxiety January 11, 2019

    Anxiety

    Higher Anxiety? Our ‘age of anxiety’ began four centuries ago

    It can come on suddenly and intensely, causing shaking, confusion and difficulty breathing for no apparent reason…trigger an irrational avoidance of elevators or public transportation…or ...

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  • Autoimmune Disease on the Rise January 16, 2018

    autoimmune disease

    The Enemy Within

    Autoimmune Disease, a condition that is thought to have tripled in prevalence over the last 50 years, impacting over 23 million people, could justifiably be seen as an epidemic, or at ...

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