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Shingles: What You Need to Know
Shingles is not just seen in the older population. Young adults can develop this condition, too. Here's what you need to know.
Snoring and Sleep Apnea
Have you been told you snore like a tractor? It could be more than just snoring. You might have sleep apnea.
COPD: Stop Coughing and Start Breathing
Has it been getting harder for you to breathe? Maybe it’s the weather, but it could be COPD.
Scrub Your Hands to Protect Your Health
Dec. 2 through 8 is National Handwashing Awareness Week — the perfect time to remind everyone that keeping your hands clean is one of the most important ways to stay healthy.
These Male Enhancement Products May Be Dangerous
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a warning about easily accessible Rhino male enhancement products.
Check Your Medicine: Blood Pressure Rx Recalled
If you take valsartan or a product containing valsartan, you may have a recalled and potentially dangerous medication in your medicine cabinet, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warned.
Coping with Winter Allergies
It’s getting chilly out and, just like clockwork, you’re back sniffling again. But before you write off that stuffy nose as just another cold, you may want to consider that the culprit could actually be winter allergies.
You Can Smile About These Healthy Tips
Proper care of your teeth and gums promotes dental health and lowers your risk for dental issues like tooth decay, gum disease and tooth loss, among others.
Staying Healthy During Flu Season
Not every sickness gets its own season. Seasonal flu activity often begins as early as October and November and can continue until as late as May.
Caring for Your Contacts
Cleaning your contact lenses incorrectly could harm you and negatively affect your vision.