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6 Mono-Myths

Infectious mononucleosis (commonly called mono) affects about 1 out of every 2,000 people every year. But for a disease that common, misinformation abounds. Read on

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Why Do Lonely People Die Younger?

It’s a scientific fact that points to a definite mind-body connection.
Loneliness has become a public health epidemic, according to former U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy.

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Tired All the Time? This Could Be Why

If you can’t seem to shake the sluggishness, you may have one of these medical conditions.
In our busy modern world, a common complaint doctors hear

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The Pros and Cons of Antibiotics

When it comes to antibiotics, can too much of a good thing be harmful?
Antibiotics are powerful drugs that help our bodies ward off diseases caused

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Should I Take Yoga or Pilates?

Yoga and Pilates are often confused, but in actuality, they are two different exercise techniques and each offers different benefits.
If you’re looking to start an

Chickenpox, shingles and vaccines: Expert shares what you need to know

Chickenpox and shingles generally won’t kill you, but for some adults, they could result in a trip to the hospital. So with a new shingles

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Where Patients Get Prescription Opioids: It’s Not Where You Might Think

Legislatures and hospitals around the country have tightened emergency room prescribing guidelines for opioids to curb the addiction epidemic, but a new USC study shows

How Opioid Abuse Can Lead to Heroin Use and Hepatitis C Epidemics

Heroin is worse than other drugs because people inject it sooner, potentially resulting in increased risk of injection-related epidemics such as hepatitis C and HIV,

  • two girls are planning to get on to the plane but are worried about potentially getting blood clots and other issues

6 Tips for Healthy Air Travel

Stay healthy at 35,000 feet with these healthy airplane travel tips.
Cramped airplane rides are no fun – and they aren’t very healthy, either. These tips