Breaking Myths and Misconceptions

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What Happens to Your Body When You Have More Than Two Alcoholic Drinks a Day?

You may have heard alcohol has some health benefits, but you should read this before you pick up your next drink.
Alcohol is a double-edged sword

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Can a Daily Glass of Wine Help Prevent Cancer?

Red wine has some health benefits, but is beating the deadly disease one of them?
Alcohol has been used for thousands of years to ward off

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How to Find the Best Hospital for You

With so much information at our fingertips, you might be suffering from information overload when it comes to choosing a hospital. Here’s how to sort

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Is Colon Cleansing Dangerous?

It’s considered a natural way to detoxify the body, but does colon cleansing do more harm than good?
If you’ve had a colonoscopy, you may be

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6 Myths About Foot Pain

You probably don’t give much thought to the health of your feet — until they start to ache. Here’s everything you need to know about foot

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Are Ear Candles Safe?

Ear candling, a popular method for removing earwax, might not be up to snuff.

A buildup of earwax — and the muffled hearing that usually accompanies

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Do Concussions Increase the Risk of Stroke or Brain Cancer?

Whether from a minor car accident to a game of flag football, concussions are surprising common.
Concussions occur whenever the brain moves or shifts within the

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Can You Prevent Strep Throat?

Winter is coming — and so is the painful infection known as strep throat. Here’s what you can do about it.
Strep throat is not like

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Voice Hoarse? Follow These Tips From an Otolaryngologist

Here are the best ways to get your voice back to normal once it goes hoarse.
Losing your voice is always an inconvenience, but especially so