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What can cause morning back pain?

What can cause morning back pain?

Waking up with lower back pain can often indicate a problem with a person’s sleeping posture, mattress, or pillows. However, morning back pain can sometimes be a symptom of a medical condition. Waking up with lower back pain can make for a slow start to a person’s day. Determining the cause of the pain can […]

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What to know about scabs on the face

What to know about scabs on the face

Scabs are protective crusts of dried blood clots that form over wounds. Scabs on the face can occur because the face has a cut or scrape. They can also form on the face as a result of acne, an allergic reaction, or another illness.Scabbing is a natural reaction. It allows the body to protect itself […]

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What to know about low-carb, high-fat diets

What to know about low-carb, high-fat diets

A low-carb, high-fat diet involves a person reducing the number of carbohydrates they consume and replacing them with healthful fats. In recent years, this type of diet has become popular among people trying to lose weight. A low-carb, high-fat diet (LCHF) involves using ketones from fat for energy instead of glucose, which comes directly from […]

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What causes asthma complications?

What causes asthma complications?

Asthma is a chronic disease of the lungs and respiratory system. It causes inflammation of the airways, which can make it hard to breathe. Asthma can present at any age. Symptoms can sometimes appear in infancy, while other people do not develop the condition until adulthood. The potential triggers of asthma can vary from person […]

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People are living longer despite care inequalities

People are living longer despite care inequalities

The World Health Organization report that life expectancy has increased by 5 years, but data show inequalities in access to health services among countries. A new global report finds that people are living longer, despite disparities in healthcare access. The World Health Statistics series is an annual snapshot of global health compiled by the World […]

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Is it better to get nutrients from food or supplements?

Is it better to get nutrients from food or supplements?

Researchers have found that nutrients from food may be linked to lower risks of death, while excess intake of certain supplements may have the opposite effect. Research examines the effects of nutrients from food and supplements. Taking supplements leads to an increased level of total nutrient intake. Dietary supplements include vitamins, minerals, herbs, amino acids, […]

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My experience living with extreme anxiety

My experience living with extreme anxiety

If I think back to all of the most memorable and joyous moments of my life, my memories are laced with a dark, gripping cloak of anxiety. As a kid, I would second guess everything that I did. Experiences that other people would celebrate, such as graduations, weddings, and promotions, are dreaded milestones for me […]

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Chemo Drug Shortages Have Little Effect on Cancer Care: Study

Chemo Drug Shortages Have Little Effect on Cancer Care: Study

Latest Cancer News THURSDAY, April 11, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Cancer drug shortages don’t appear to have a significant impact on chemotherapy treatment in the United States, according to a new study. “These findings are surprising in light of the substantial media and policy attention that the cancer drug shortage problem has garnered,” said study […]