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Health Tip: Understanding Rosacea

Health Tip: Understanding Rosacea

(HealthDay News) — Rosacea is a common skin disease that triggers symptoms from a red face to acne-like breakouts. Latest Skin News Of the four types, each requires a different treatment, says the American Academy of Dermatology. Flare-ups can be reduced by finding and avoiding triggers, protecting the skin from the sun, and using rosacea-friendly […]

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Hematoma

Hematoma

Source: iStock Hematoma definition and facts A hematoma is a collection of blood outside of a blood vessel. There are several types of hematomas and they are often described based on their location. Examples of hematomas include subdural, spinal, under the finger or toenail bed (subungual), ear, and liver (hepatic). Some causes of hematomas are […]

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Drug ODs, Suicides Soaring Among Millennials: Report

Drug ODs, Suicides Soaring Among Millennials: Report

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter Latest Mental Health News THURSDAY, June 13, 2019 (HealthDay News) — So-called “deaths of despair” are skyrocketing among millennials, with thousands of 18- to 34-year-olds losing their lives to drugs, alcohol and suicide each year, a new report says. During the past decade, drug-related deaths among that age group increased by […]

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Male Victims of Domestic Violence Often Suffer in Silence

Male Victims of Domestic Violence Often Suffer in Silence

Latest Men’s Health News THURSDAY, June 13, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Men who are victims of domestic violence find it hard to get help and the support they need, British researchers report. “While both men and women are reluctant to seek professional help for their abuse, there is an added barrier for men voiced in […]

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Dificid (fidaxomicin)

Dificid (fidaxomicin)

What is Dificid (fidaxomicin), and how is it used? Dificid is a macrolide antibacterial drug indicated in adults (≥18 years of age) for treatment of Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea (CDAD). To reduce the development of drug-resistant bacteria and maintain the effectiveness of Dificid and other antibacterial drugs, Dificid should be used only to treat infections that […]