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Most women are familiar with the mammogram procedure, which is used to detect breast cancer and other problems in breast tissue. Another procedure that...

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What are the Differences Between Celiac Disease and a Gluten Allergy?

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Why are Peanut Allergies so Severe?

Peanut allergies are among the most common and the most severe of food allergies. For people who have a serious peanut allergy or peanut...

The Truth about Skin Cancer

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7 Women’s Health Screenings & Check Up Exams

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7 Natural Remedies for Menopause Symptoms & Hot Flashes

If you or someone you love is experiencing the onset of menopause, you know it can be an uncomfortable transition. As you consider options...

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Blood pressure is the force that’s exerted against the walls of your blood vessels as the heart beats to move blood around the body....

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