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Home Remedies for Burns

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Home Remedies for Burns

Whether you burn your hand on a pan of cookies, spend too much time in the sun, or spill hot coffee on your lap, burns are certainly not pleasant. Unfortunately, burns are one of the most common household injuries.

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Women’s Wellness: 7 tips for back pain relief during pregnancy

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Women’s Wellness: 7 tips for back pain relief during pregnancy

Back pain during pregnancy isn't surprising, but it still deserves attention. You're gaining weight, your center of gravity changes, and your hormones are relaxing the ligaments in the joints of your pelvis. Often, however, you can prevent or ease back pain during pregnancy. Consider seven ways to give pregnancy back pain the boot.

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Food Poisoning Treatment: What to Expect

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Food Poisoning Treatment: What to Expect

When you have food poisoning, the first thing you want is relief. Your symptoms depend on what caused you to get sick, but you usually have diarrhea, throwing up, and an upset stomach at the least. It’s no fun, but it’s how your body tries to kick out the toxins and get you better.

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UTI Prevention

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UTI Prevention

A urinary tract infection (UTI) may not only make you feel miserable, but it can cause serious problems if left untreated. With as many as 60% of women likely to get a UTI some point (and upwards of 15 percent of men), prevention is key to avoiding the persistent and sometimes severe complications of infection. While safer sex and good genital hygiene are central to preventing a UTI, there are other practices that may help if you are prone to recurrent infection.

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What can cause back pain while breathing?

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What can cause back pain while breathing?

If back pain occurs when a person breathes, it can signal an underlying medical condition. In some cases the pain is sharp, and possible causes range from inflammation or infection of the chest to spinal curvature and lung cancer.

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When to Seek Treatment for Toenail Trauma

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When to Seek Treatment for Toenail Trauma

If you stub your toe or drop something heavy on your feet, you may develop a subungual hematoma, which is blood trapped beneath the toenail. This gives the toenail a red, black, or purple discoloration. It is often called black toenail for that reason.

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Flu: What To Do If You Get Sick

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Flu: What To Do If You Get Sick

Most people with the flu have mild illness and do not need medical care or antiviral drugs. If you get sick with flu symptoms, in most cases, you should stay home and avoid contact with other people except to get medical care.


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