Anyone Can Get Addicted to Opioids: How to Lower Your Risk

You may think opioid addiction could never happen to you. But given the right circumstances, it can happen to almost everyone. Learn how certain factors increase your risk and how to ask your doctor for alternative medications.

Asthma: Women 40 to 60, Young Boys at Greatest Risk

Wheezing. Chest tightness. Difficulty breathing. Inhalers and oral steroids will quiet asthma symptoms, but a bad attack can land you in the ER or hospital. Here’s why women aged 40 to 60 and boys aged 1 to 10 are most likely to be hospitalized for asthma.

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What America Doesn’t Know About Diabetes (Infographic)

In a Cleveland Clinic — Parade magazine survey, diabetes touched the lives of 53 percent of Americans. While they recognized that diabetes is serious, what they don’t understand about its symptoms, risk factors or impact may surprise you.

Do You Really Need to Floss?

Find the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our “Short Answer” series. Dentist Todd Coy, DMD, answers this one.

Are Any Dogs Hypoallergenic?

Find the truth behind questions that pique your curiosity in our “Short Answer” series. Allergist Fred Hsieh, MD, answers this one.

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