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Health Tip: Treat Uneven Skin Pigmentation

Health Tip: Treat Uneven Skin Pigmentation

(HealthDay News) — Unwanted pigmentation problems, such as dark spots, can occur in all skin types. Dark spots are primarily caused by sun damage, the American Academy of Dermatology says, noting that the severity of dark spots varies with a person’s history of sun exposure. Latest Skin News The academy mentions these ways to treat […]

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Tips for Healthy Nails

Tips for Healthy Nails

Latest Skin News THURSDAY, Feb. 21, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Want to have attractive, well-groomed hands? Here’s a guide to the right way to trim your nails. The American Academy of Dermatology notes that short, manicured nails not only look great, but are less likely to trap dirt and bacteria that can lead to infection. […]

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FDA Aims to Strengthen Sunscreen Rules

FDA Aims to Strengthen Sunscreen Rules

Latest Skin News THURSDAY, Feb. 21, 2019 (HealthDay News) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration took steps Thursday to tighten regulation of over-the-counter sunscreen products. Included in the proposed rule are updates on sunscreen safety, sun protection factor (SPF) requirements, and the effectiveness of insect repellent/sunscreen combinations. “The proposed rule that we issued today […]

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STDs in Men

STDs in Men

What should you know about STDS in men? What are the types of STDs? Common types of STDs in men include Chlamydia, gonorrhea, Trichomoniasis, and genital herpes. Some of the most common STDs in men may not produce signs or symptoms. What are the early signs symptoms of STDs in men? Early and later signs […]

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Kratom-Related Poisonings Are Soaring, Study Finds

Kratom-Related Poisonings Are Soaring, Study Finds

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter Latest Prevention & Wellness News THURSDAY, Feb. 21, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Calls to U.S. poison control centers related to the herbal drug kratom have skyrocketed, increasing more than 50-fold in a matter of six years, a new study shows. Back in 2011, poison centers received about one call a month […]

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Bleeding During Pregnancy (First Trimester)

Bleeding During Pregnancy (First Trimester)

What should you know about bleeding during pregnancy? What should you know about vaginal bleeding during pregnancy? Vaginal bleeding or spotting during the first trimester of pregnancy is relatively common. Some amount of light bleeding or spotting during pregnancy occurs in about 20% of pregnancies, and most of these women go on to have a […]

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Brain Condition CTE Seen in H.S. Football Players: Study

Brain Condition CTE Seen in H.S. Football Players: Study

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter Latest Neurology News THURSDAY, Feb. 21, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Crippling brain injury from football can start early, even among high school players, a new study suggests. And its effects can last over time, even without additional head impacts, researchers report. Football players can develop chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) after playing […]

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Fewer U.S. Doctor Are Facing Burnout

Fewer U.S. Doctor Are Facing Burnout

Latest Mental Health News FRIDAY, Feb. 22, 2019 (HealthDay News) — For decades, U.S. doctors have battled the long hours and demanding schedules that often lead to “burnout.” But a new study brings welcome news, showing a slight decline in the numbers of physicians dealing with the issue. In the third of a series of […]

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What’s the Right Age to Test for Osteoporosis?

What’s the Right Age to Test for Osteoporosis?

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Menopause News FRIDAY, Feb. 22, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Osteoporosis is a threat to many women, especially after menopause. But the lead up to weak, brittle bones can start much earlier in life. When bone density drops but isn’t yet at the level of osteoporosis, it’s called osteopenia. Osteopenia affects […]