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Are Warts Contagious?

Are Warts Contagious?

What is a wart? A wart is a small growth with a rough texture that can resemble a solid blister or a small cauliflower. Human papillomaviruses (HPV) cause warts, which can grow on any part of the skin. Some HPV types are associated with the development of malignancy. Many warts resolve spontaneously after a few […]

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Almost 87 Tons of Boston Market Pork Ribs Recalled

Almost 87 Tons of Boston Market Pork Ribs Recalled

Nearly 174,00 pounds of frozen boneless pork rib entrees made by Ohio-based Bellisio Foods and sold under the Boston Market brand have been recalled due to possible contamination with pieces of glass or hard plastic, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) says. Latest Prevention & Wellness News The frozen, not […]

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Head Lice

Head Lice

Head Lice Symptoms Although itching may be a sign of a lice infestation, most often individuals are asymptomatic. Keep in mind that although the only reliable sign of an infestation is the presence of a live louse or nymph (juvenile louse), the presence of nits may be a sign that there is or has been […]

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Evening Exercise Won’t Wreck Your Sleep

Evening Exercise Won’t Wreck Your Sleep

By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter Latest Exercise & Fitness News MONDAY, Feb. 25, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Sometimes, it’s just not possible to fit in a workout in the morning or afternoon. But if you hit the gym in the evening, will you be up half the night? New research says no. The Australian study found […]

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Health Tip: Beat the Winter Blues

Health Tip: Beat the Winter Blues

(HealthDay News) — As days become shorter and the weather becomes colder, it is not uncommon to have depression-like symptoms. Latest Depression News For those with the winter blues, the American Psychological Association offers ways to manage symptoms: Immerse yourself in daylight by going for a walk, or sitting by a window. Eat healthy, low […]

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What to know about back pain in pregnancy

What to know about back pain in pregnancy

Along with nausea, fatigue, and swollen feet, most women experience back pain at some points during pregnancy. Pregnancy-related back pain typically affects the lower back. According to one review that looked into the complaint, low-back pain affects more than two-thirds of women during pregnancy. Back pain can also arise near the center of the back […]

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Uses of methylsulfonylmethane

Uses of methylsulfonylmethane

Methylsulfonylmethane, or MSM, is a naturally occurring compound in foods such as fresh vegetables, meat, and dairy products. MSM provides a source of natural sulfur, which plays a role in many of the body’s processes. People may consume MSM via supplements.Typically, MSM supplements contain a synthetic form of MSM. The primary uses for MSM supplements […]

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What is a TFCC tear?

What is a TFCC tear?

The triangular fibrocartilage complex is a structure in the wrist. Sustaining an injury or tear to this area can cause pain along the outside of the wrist and limit its range of motion. The triangular fibrocartilage complex (TFCC) is a network of ligaments, tendons, and cartilage that sits between the ulna and radius bones on […]

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What to know about respiratory alkalosis

What to know about respiratory alkalosis

Breathing too fast can cause a person to go into respiratory alkalosis. This occurs when a person’s pH level is higher than 7.45. A person may breathe too fast due to anxiety, overdosing on certain medications, or using a ventilator. Symptoms of respiratory alkalosis may include muscle spasms, irritability, dizziness, and nausea. Respiratory alkalosis is […]