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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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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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Annual Physical Examinations

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Annual Physical Examinations

The physical exam is an essential part of any doctor's visit. Surprisingly, though, there are no absolutes in a routine physical. A good doctor may be thorough or brief, but he or she will spend time listening to your concerns and providing counseling for your particular needs.

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Signs and Symptoms of Low Testosterone in Men

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Signs and Symptoms of Low Testosterone in Men

Testosterone is a critical hormone in the body. “In men, it’s thought to regulate sex drive (libido), bone mass, fat distribution, muscle mass and strength, and the production of red blood cells and sperm,” says the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Furthermore, testosterone is responsible for the deep voice in men, facial hair, improves mood, and aids in cognition. It's mainly produced by the testicles, but small amounts are made in the adrenal glands as well.

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