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Health Tip: Recognize Warning Signs of Hypothermia

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How to Perk Up the Holidays for Hospital Patients

Latest Depression News MONDAY, Dec. 11, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Stuck in the hospital while family and friends are enjoying holiday festivities? "It's not uncommon for people to have the blues around the holiday season, and being in the hospital can really intensify...

Are Men Just 'Babies' When They Get the Flu? Maybe Not

By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter Latest Cold and Flu News MONDAY, Dec. 11, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- As winter rolls into town, so does the flu and all its miserable symptoms. Yet, doctors and women alike have long noticed that men tend to bemoan those symptoms more...

Choceur Dark Chocolate Bars Recalled by ALDI

Choceur Dark Chocolate Bars have been recalled by ALDI because they may contain unlisted almond pieces that could pose a serious risk to people with nut allergies. Latest Prevention & Wellness News The recall covers 5.29 oz. chocolate bars with brown and red...

Next Flu Pandemic Could Appear in Spring or Summer: Study

The next flu pandemic could appear in spring or summer rather than winter, according to researchers. Latest Cold and Flu News They found that while winter is the normal flu season, many major flu outbreaks were first detected between late March and early July. That...

What are the benefits of nopal?

The nopal cactus is more commonly known as the prickly pear cactus. It is native to Mexico and famous for its health benefits due to its high antioxidant, vitamin, mineral, and fiber content.In this article, learn more about the uses and benefits of the nopal cactus...

Health Tip: Prevent Food Contamination

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What causes a sweet taste in the mouth?

Eating sugary or sweet foods can cause a temporary sweet aftertaste in the mouth. However, a persistent sweet taste in the mouth can be a sign of a more serious condition.A sweet taste in the mouth can be a signal of the body having trouble regulating blood sugar,...

Health Tip: Starting a Tooth Brushing Routine Early

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All you need to know about xanthan gum

Xanthan gum is a food thickener made from bacteria that infect numerous plants. It is an ingredient in a wide variety of foods, as well as products such as toothpaste. Though it may offer some health benefits, it is used primarily to change the texture of food, not...

Metformin may prevent multidrug-resistant breast cancer

Research led by the University of Saskatchewan in Canada has discovered that the diabetes drug metformin might reduce the development of multidrug resistance in vitro in breast cancer cells and may reverse resistance once it has occurred.MDR could be delayed,...

Health Tip: 11 Harmful Effects of Smoking

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What is an intracerebral hemorrhage?

Intracerebral hemorrhage happens when blood suddenly leaks in the brain, causing damage to the brain tissue.An intracerebral hemorrhage is a potentially life-threatening emergency, requiring immediate medical attention. What is an intracerebral hemorrhage? An...

Common blood pressure drug raises skin cancer risk

A new study, led by Danish-based researchers, shows that one of the most popular drugs used worldwide in the treatment of hypertension raises the risk of skin cancer by seven times.Hydrochlorothiazide users may be at a much higher risk of developing skin cancer,...

What should you know about hyperthermia?

Hyperthermia refers to a group of heat-related conditions characterized by an abnormally high body temperature — in other words, the opposite of hypothermia.The condition occurs when the body's heat-regulation system becomes overwhelmed by outside factors,...

Health Tip: Managing Diabetes When You Have The Flu

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Health Tip: Childproof Your Home

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Health Tip: Identifying Common Bladder Problems in Women

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