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Everything you need to know about smallpox vaccine scars

Everything you need to know about smallpox vaccine scars

Smallpox is a viral infection that causes a fever and severe skin rash. The early 20th century saw several smallpox epidemics, and the infection was fatal for about 3 out of 10 affected people. The infection left many people who survived smallpox with permanent scarring, frequently on their faces. Smallpox is an infection of the […]

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Why is my leg shaking?

Why is my leg shaking?

Leg shaking can be a subtle annoyance or an intense experience that causes muscle tension and difficulty walking. Many issues, ranging from restless legs syndrome (RLS) to serious conditions such as dementia, can cause someone’s leg to shake. It is not possible to diagnose the cause of shaky legs based on symptoms alone. For this […]

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Which jobs affect women’s heart health the most?

Which jobs affect women’s heart health the most?

Some occupations are likely to affect female heart health more negatively than others, but which ones? This question is what one new study set out to answer. Share on PinterestFemales in some professions face a higher risk of developing heart health problems than others, according to a new study. Heart problems are a widespread health […]

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Central Precocious Puberty?

Central Precocious Puberty?

Medical Conditions Tied to Early Puberty Precocious puberty is much more common in girls than in boys. Many girls experience precocious puberty in the absence of any disease or condition. In boys, however, precocious puberty is more likely to be associated with an underlying medical problem. While in many cases the exact cause of precocious […]

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You Won’t Get Sued If You Do CPR, Review Suggests

You Won’t Get Sued If You Do CPR, Review Suggests

By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter Latest Heart News TUESDAY, Nov. 12, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Are you worried about getting sued if you provide bystander CPR in a public place? Don’t be, surprising new research suggests: You’re more likely to get sued if you don’t intervene. Dr. Travis Murphy undertook the most comprehensive review to date […]

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Are Skin Rashes Contagious?

Are Skin Rashes Contagious?

Are skin rashes contagious? Picture of Molluscum Contagiosum a Contagious Skin Disease There are contagious and noncontagious skin rashes. To make this broad topic more manageable, the following is a list of general categories of rashes that are considered noncontagious: Since the real question to be answered is what rashes are contagious, the remainder of […]