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Giving Up Alcohol Boosts Mental Health in Women

Giving Up Alcohol Boosts Mental Health in Women

By Norra MacReadyWebMD Health News July 9, 2019 — For women, quitting drinking may be linked to a significant improvement in mental health, according to a study published online this week in the Canadian Medical Association Journal. Latest Mental Health News The findings come from a comparison of two groups of people, which together included […]

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terconazole (Terazol, Zazole)

terconazole (Terazol, Zazole)

What is terconazole? What is terconazole used for? Terconazole is an anti-fungal cream and suppository used for treating vaginal yeast infections (Candida). It is related to several other anti-fungal drugs including fluconazole (Diflucan), ketoconazole (Nizoral), itraconazole (Sporanox), miconazole (Micatin, Monistat), and clotrimazole (Lotrimin). It prevents growth of yeast by preventing production of the membranes that […]

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Health Tip: Make Traveling Easier on Your Pet

Health Tip: Make Traveling Easier on Your Pet

(HealthDay News) — Taking your dog or cat on a flight may be no cakewalk, depending on the differing requirements of the airlines and various destinations. Latest Travel Health News That’s why it’s best to research these things before you leave, says the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. To reduce travel-related stress for […]

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minocycline (Dynacin, Minocin)

minocycline (Dynacin, Minocin)

What brand names are available for minocycline-oral? Dynacin, Minocin, Solodyn Is minocycline-oral available as a generic drug? GENERIC AVAILABLE: Yes Do I need a prescription for minocycline-oral? Yes What are the uses for minocycline-oral? Minocycline immediate-release tablets and capsules are used for infections caused by Mycoplasma pneumonia, Chlamydia trachomatis, Borrelia recurrentis, Yersinia pestis, Escherichia coli, […]

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Flea Bites (In Humans)

Flea Bites (In Humans)

Flea bites in humans definition and facts Picture of Flea Bites Fleas are a parasitic insect that feeds on the blood of mammals and birds. The most common flea species in the U.S. is the cat flea, Ctenocephalides felis. “Sand fleas” are not a type of flee. They are are tiny crustaceans, with a bite […]

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Ageism Disappears When Young and Old Spend Time Together

Ageism Disappears When Young and Old Spend Time Together

By Maureen SalamonHealthDay Reporter Latest Senior Health News TUESDAY, July 9, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Ageism is pervasive throughout society, and harmful to young and old alike. But a new study finds some simple steps can help erase it. Mixing younger and older people in various settings, combined with educating younger people about the aging […]

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Health Tip: Firework Safety

Health Tip: Firework Safety

(HealthDay News) — Though July 4th has passed, you may have some leftover fireworks. Unfortunately, nearly 300 people in the United States end up in the emergency room each day at the height of the season due to fireworks mishaps, says the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). Latest Prevention & Wellness News The CPSC […]

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Blood Donations Needed: Red Cross

Blood Donations Needed: Red Cross

Latest Prevention & Wellness News TUESDAY, July 9, 2019 (HealthDay News) — An emergency call for blood donations has been issued by the American Red Cross because there was a sharp drop in donations during the July Fourth holiday, but demand did not decline. During the week of July 4, more than 450 fewer blood […]