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5 healthful living factors extend disease-free life

5 healthful living factors extend disease-free life

According to a new study, a combination of healthful lifestyle choices, such as maintaining a healthy weight, not smoking, and regularly exercising, can significantly extend the number of years that an individual avoids disease. Share on PinterestA healthful lifestyle doesn’t just extend life; it extends disease-free life. On average, we are living longer lives; however, […]

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Fever and Headache

Fever and Headache

What is a fever? What is a headache? There are many causes of fever and a headache. A fever is an elevated body temperature due to any cause. Fevers occur as a result of the body’s own defenses against disease. Although a fever technically is any body temperature above the normal of 98.6 F (37 […]

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Prostate Cancer Treatment: Focal Therapy and Other Experimental Treatments

Prostate Cancer Treatment: Focal Therapy and Other Experimental Treatments

Articles on Prostate Cancer What is focal therapy? A number of different treatments for prostate cancer are in the experimental stages. Several new and experimental therapies for prostate cancer are under study, including treatments that use ultrasound, lasers, tissue-freezing gas, and new ways of administering radiation. The prostate is the male gland in the pelvis […]

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Health Tip: Causes of Cold Feet

Latest Skin News (HealthDay News) — The most common causes of cold feet are poor circulation or nerve sensation issues, says Harvard Medical School. Raynaud’s syndrome and atherosclerosis also are potential causes. If you feel like your feet are frequently cold, it’s best to note when this symptom occurs. This will allow your doctor to […]

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New Study Reports Alarming Surge in E-Scooter Accidents

New Study Reports Alarming Surge in E-Scooter Accidents

Latest Prevention & Wellness News WEDNESDAY, Jan. 8, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Electric scooter accidents are sending droves to emergency rooms — especially young adults, a new study finds. As e-scooters’ popularity has exploded, so have injuries — skyrocketing 222% between 2014 and 2018 to more than 39,000. Hospital admissions also soared — 365% to […]

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Prostate Cancer Treatment: Hormonal Therapy

Prostate Cancer Treatment: Hormonal Therapy

What medications block testosterone for prostate cancer treatment? Today medicines used to block testosterone production by the testes include: LH-RH agonists: Leuprolide (Lupron), goserelin (Zoladex), histrelin (Supprelin LA), and triptorelin (Trelstar) are examples of these mediations. These are either given by injection into the muscle or under the skin at varying intervals of at least […]