Breaking Myths and Misconceptions

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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

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Can Q-Tips Cause Permanent Ear Damage?

Whenever your ears feel stuffed or clogged, it feels like second nature to reach for a cotton swab.
Like an errant hangnail or a song that’s

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Having Headaches for No Reason? Get Checked for Meningioma

Meningioma symptoms develop slowly but account for one-third of all brain tumors.
Slow-growing tumors called meningioma can be hard to detect because of their subtlety. They

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The Most Common Snowboarding and Skiing Injuries — and How to Prevent Them

Here’s how to stay safe and make it home in one happy, healthy piece after hitting the slopes this winter.
First the good news: Serious skiing