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Men: Protect Your Health In 4 Simple Steps

Men: Protect Your Health in 4 Simple Steps (Infographic)

Tags: erectile dysfunction, genital warts, infographic, prostate cancer, self-exam, STI, testicular cancer

About one in 250 men will develop testicular cancer in their lifetime, while one in six men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer. “Men are sometimes reluctant to see a doctor for any number of reasons, ranging from embarrassment to simply not making the time for their personal health,” Dr. Klein said. “It’s important for men to pay


6 Things Your Nails Can Say About Your Health

6 Things Your Nails Can Say About Your Health

Tags: arthritis, dermatologist, dermatology, healthy nails, kidney disease, melanoma, psoriasis, skin care, stress

Fingernails and toenails often show symptoms of yet-undiagnosed health conditions. Find out what your nails might be saying about you – and when to see your dermatologist.


Congenital Heart Disease

Born with a Heart Defect? Your Life Span Can Be Normal

Tags: congenital heart defect, congenital heart disease, heart, heart and vascular institute, heart disease, heart health

More patients with congenital heart defects are living into adulthood, report two studies. While many have near-normal life spans, long-term medical care is still needed.


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To Save Your Vision, Doctors Look Deep Into Your Eyes

Tags: cataract, diabetes, dilated eye exam, eye health, glaucoma

When it comes to your eye, think of your pupil as the door. When doctors need a full view inside, they open the door wide and let light in.


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Recipe: Warm Cinnamon Apple Cranberry Crisp

Tags: dessert, fruits and vegetables, healthy dessert, Recipes

This cinnamon apple cranberry crisp is made with apples, dried fruit, walnuts and oatmeal. It's full of flavors and is sure to please. Make it for your family or for a larger gathering.


How to break your #sugar addiction in 10 days. #infographic

Break Your Sugar Addiction in 10 Days (Infographic)

Tags: acid reflux, detox, fatigue, functional medicine, IBS, infographic, migraine, sugar, weight gain

Do you have a sweet tooth? Most of us will overindulge at times. But the more sugar we consume, the more we want. But the good news is that people can break the sugar addiction in 10 days. Here's how.


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How You Can Keep At-Home Canning Safe, Avoid Botulism

Tags: botulism, food poisoning, food safety, nausea, parenting, summer, summer safety, wounds

Botulism is a rare food-borne illness often associated with home canning. Know how to prevent it, what foods are more susceptible and how it is treated.


American Football and Helmet on the Field

Choosing a Football Helmet: 6 Tips for Best Protection

Tags: bike safety, brain injury, child helmet safety, concussion, helmet, helmet safety, sports injury, youth sports

Football helmets are essential to reduce the risk of serious injuries. Find six tips for finding the right football helmet, including ways to tell if it is fitting properly.


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Pregnant? Find Out About Sickle Cell Risks for Your Baby

Tags: bone marrow transplant, genetic disorder, genetic testing, genetics, pregnancy, sickle cell disease (SCD), stem cells

Get answers about sickle cell disease and understand the risks associated with this inherited disorder. A pediatric hematologist discusses what you need to know.


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Are You Potty Training Too Soon?

Tags: growing pains of parenting, pediatrician, potty training series

Pushing your child to potty train early can cause bladder issues and other problems. Learn why it’s healthier not to rush.