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9 Top Kitchen Contaminators

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Best Ways You Can Target Your Cancer Pain

Tags: cancer, cancer pain, cancer treatment, chronic pain, nerve blocks

As cancer is a complex progressive disease, treating cancer pain is a challenge. Today, there are advanced techniques to helping fight cancer pain for those who can't tolerate narcotic drug treatments.


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Is Your Child Ready for a Sleepover? 6 Steps to Avoid Anxiety

Tags: anxiety, growing pains of parenting, separation anxiety, sleep, sleep disorders

Parents can take simple steps to soothe a young child’s fears and anxieties over sleeping at a friend’s house for the first time.


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How the Springtime Sun Can Fool You and Damage Your Skin

Tags: dermatologist, dermatology, melanoma, skin cancer, SPF, spring, sunscreen

Springtime temperatures may not be as intense as the summertime heat, but you still have to protect your skin against the sun’s damaging rays. Ultraviolet radiation from the sun is a year-round concern.


Do You Know the Color of Body Fat? (Infographic)

Do You Know the Color of Body Fat? (Infographic)

Tags: diabetes, fat, good fat, heart attack, infographic, obesity, overweight, stroke

Think you know the color of human body fat by looking at cuts of meat? Think again. Our body fat is different from that of a cow or a pig. Explore the different colors, what they mean, and which kind to avoid at all costs.


9 Smart Biking Tips for Your Kids (Infographic)

9 Smart Biking Tips for Your Kids (Infographic)

Tags: bike safety, growing pains of parenting, helmet, helmet safety, parenting, summer safety

A bike is a kid’s first vehicle. Be sure your children know these nine smart biking tips before zipping down the driveway.


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Is Marathon Training Too Hard on Your Heart?

Tags: exercise and heart health, heart, heart and vascular institute, heart attack, heart disease, heart health, sports cardiology

Marathon training shown to positively alter heart structure and function in middle-aged men in Circulation study. Dr. Gordon Blackburn comments on results.


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7 Secrets to Keeping Your Kidneys Healthy

Tags: kidney cancer, kidney disease, kidney health, kidney stones

Learn the 7 secrets to keeping your kidneys healthy from a Cleveland Clinic nephrologist. Find tips that can help whether or not you are at risk for kidney disease.


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How to Prevent Diarrhea While You Take Antibiotics

Tags: antibiotics, diarrhea, probiotics

When you need to take antibiotics to treat a bacterial infection, the last thing you want to do is add more symptoms into the mix. Get tips on probiotics and food choices to prevent or minimize diarrhea and other stomach problems.


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Surprising Dangers of Trampolines for Kids

Tags: broken bone, Concussions, growing pains of parenting, spine, study, youth sports

Trampolines are popular among kids and adults – but they're dangerous. Our expert gives his take on the best way to avoid injury.


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Is Surgery Your Best Option for Back Pain?

Tags: back pain, back surgery, chronic back pain, physical therapy, spinal stenosis

Spinal stenosis is common cause of back pain in people over 50 and is often treated with surgery. A new study shows that physical therapy may be just as effective at relieving symptoms and returning function.