Articles in Prevention & Treatment

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Michael Roizen, MD, chief wellness officer at the Cleveland Clinic and co-author of the newly...
Measles, mumps and a host of other preventable diseases have declined dramatically since the advent...
Everyone enjoys a good night's sleep, yet for many of us the recommended eight hours is a rare...
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There is a quote from John F. Kennedy that adorns refrigerator magnets, coffee mugs and tote bags...
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Nearly one in every two adults 50 years or older develop varicose veins, which usually appear as...
A Johns Hopkins-led analysis of data previously gathered on more than 3000 elderly Americans...
"The surgery simply allows patients to get much more benefit out of proper eating and physical...
Transitioning from a pediatrician to an adult healthcare provider is not always easy, particularly...
Type 2 diabetes is preventable, but its incidence is increasing nationwide — fueled in large part...
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Hyperbaric oxygen therapy is not only a potential benefit for patients with wounds that won't heal...
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A one-time vaccination for shingles, recommended for all adults, can prevent the occurrence of a...
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Traumatic injuries — body damage from a physical impact or accident such as a motorvehicle accident...
While most cases of acne are mild enough to be treated with over-the-counter medications, some 20...
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It should go without saying that we all want the highest-quality healthcare. But what does that...
Most people who experience sudden cardiac arrest outside of the hospital will die within a few...
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Remarkable advances in technology have made it possible for medical teams at major centers such as...
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Before he was discharged from the hospital, baby Gaël Villegas received the standard panel of...
Newborns spend most of their time sleeping during the first few months of life as they grow, learn...
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control now recommends the vaccination for nearly everyone 6 months or...
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In a country where the primary-care infrastructure is stretched to its limit and some 60-million...

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