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  1. A one-time vaccination for shingles, recommended for all adults, can prevent the occurrence of a painful condition that is most common in the elderly, according to UCLA experts. Shingles (herpes...
  2. Hyperbaric oxygen therapy is not only a potential benefit for patients with wounds that won't heal due to diabetes or other causes, but it is beneficial for the treatment of other medical conditions...
  3. Transitioning from a pediatrician to an adult healthcare provider is not always easy, particularly for young patients who have grown up with a congenital or chronic illness. For them, finding an...
  4. "The surgery simply allows patients to get much more benefit out of proper eating and physical activity. But it will not do the job for them." A controversial marketing campaign for the laparoscopic...
  5. Nearly one in every two adults 50 years or older develop varicose veins, which usually appear as swollen, twisted clumps of blue or purple blood vessels near the surface of the skin in the legs or...
  6. Everyone enjoys a good night's sleep, yet for many of us the recommended eight hours is a rare luxury. However, UCLA sleep experts caution that being well-rested should be viewed not as a luxury but...
  7. Measles, mumps and a host of other preventable diseases have declined dramatically since the advent of vaccines, yet some people don't follow evidence-based immunization guidelines because they have...
  8. Rickets used to be a fairly common childhood disease due to vitamin-D deficiency and lack of sunlight exposure. It led to bone deformity, including bowed legs that are seen in some older people today...
  9. Just in time for the harsh Northeastern winter, the Irvine, Calif.–based charter provider JetSuite has expanded its service to include nonstop routes to the Caribbean. Departing from the East Coast,...
  10. Boating and yachting enthusiasts from around the world descended on Fort Lauderdale last month for the 54th Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show , the largest in-water boat show in the world. This...

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