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Can Air Purifiers Be Harmful? Clean air is essential to good health. To improve the indoor air quality where they live or work, some people...

Can Women Have Prostate Cancer?

Most people are aware that men can develop prostate cancer, but can women have prostate cancer? The answer is, “Yes, sort of.” While women don’t...

Does Endometriosis Cause Infertility and Pregnancy Issues?

Endometriosis is a condition in which the type of tissue that lines the uterus grows in areas outside the uterus. It can cause stomach...

Mammogram vs. Ultrasound

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

How Much Sleep Do You Need?

The Importance of Getting Enough Sleep Sleep is more than just a period of physical and mental “downtime.” Getting restful sleep and enough of it...

School and Sports Physicals Made Easy This Summer

Summer has just begun. School is out and pool is open. But, before you know it, school will be back in session. If your...

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

What is Gluten and Who Should Avoid It? Celiac disease and non-celiac gluten sensitivity (also referred to as a gluten allergy) are two different conditions...

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

Bathing suits are in stock, and pool season is just weeks away.  Time to check the expiration date on last year’s leftover sunscreen (if...

Do I Need Stitches?

Experiencing a wound like a cut can be stressful, especially if there is significant bleeding. So it is often a natural reaction to think...

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