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Pimple vs. Cold Sore

Pimple vs. Cold Sore

Pimple vs. cold sore facts Picture of a pimple Pimples contain pus, while cold sores contain clear fluid in blisters. Both pimples and cold sores can spontaneously heal. Pimples are caused by bacteria, while cold sores are caused by herpes viruses. Symptoms and signs differ between pimples and cold sores. Significant differences are that pimples […]

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Ever Get a Rash from Your Skin Cream or Makeup? Here’s Why

Ever Get a Rash from Your Skin Cream or Makeup? Here’s Why

Latest Skin News FRIDAY, Jan. 3, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Skin creams and cosmetics can sometimes produce rashes instead of a beautiful complexion, but why has been a mystery until now. A new study suggests that some chemicals in these products remove natural fats in skin cells, which might be why they trigger allergic reactions. […]

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Health Care Is Top Concern for U.S. Veterans

Health Care Is Top Concern for U.S. Veterans

Latest Senior Health News FRIDAY, Jan. 3, 2020 (HealthDay News) — After discharge, military veterans are most concerned about their physical and mental health, a new study finds. Although most vets are satisfied with their work and social relationships, they are less happy with their health care. Most are coping with chronic physical or mental […]

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Health Tip: Protect Yourself From Household Chemicals

Health Tip: Protect Yourself From Household Chemicals

Latest Prevention & Wellness News (HealthDay News) — From certain paints to some detergents, common household items can contain toxic chemicals, says the Cleveland Clinic. To protect yourself from household chemicals, Cleveland Clinic urges: When working with oven cleaners, wear an apron, gloves and goggles. Ensure that the area you’re using chemicals in is well-ventilated. […]

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Exercise May Keep Your Brain Healthy

Exercise May Keep Your Brain Healthy

Latest Exercise & Fitness News SATURDAY, Jan. 4, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Exercise may do more than build body strength: New research shows it might also keep brain cells in shape. According to the study, exercise helps maintain the brain’s gray matter, which is linked to various skills and thinking abilities. So, keeping your gray […]

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Mediterranean Diet

Mediterranean Diet

Medically reviewed by a Board-Certified Family Practice Physician REFERENCES: Bektas, N., et al. “Investigation for anti-inflammatory and anti-thrombotic activities of methanol extract of Capparis ovata buds and fruits.” J Ethnopharmacol 142.1 June 2012: 48-52. Bouchenak, M. “Nutritional quality of legumes, and their role in cardiometabolic risk prevention: a review.” J Med Food Feb. 2013. Carlsen, […]

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Breast Cancer Treatment by Stage

Breast Cancer Treatment by Stage

What is the treatment for stage I breast cancer? Stage I breast cancers are small and have not spread to the lymph nodes or have spread to the lymph nodes only in a tiny area. While this is an early stage of breast cancer, there is a risk of such cancers recurring if not treated […]

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AI Beat Humans in Spotting Breast Tumors

AI Beat Humans in Spotting Breast Tumors

Latest Cancer News By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Jan. 3, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Machines can be trained to outperform humans when it comes to catching breast tumors on mammograms, a new study suggests. Researchers at Google and several universities are working on an artificial intelligence (AI) model aimed at improving the accuracy of mammography […]