Thu Jan 18 2018

Healthy Living Tips

Laser Treatment for Acne

Posted in Women's Health

Lasers are becoming a very popular form of treatment for people with acne who have failed other treatment methods. Until now, it’s been difficult to explain how the laser works. Well, certainly the laser does not decrease sebum production or kill the bacteria that causes acne, the two most common ways other methods attack. A [&hellip

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Obesity Is a Major Health Issue

Posted in Exercise / Fitness, Men's Health, Parenting & Pregnancy, Pediatrics, Women's Health

Obesity is a health problem that continues to grow in this country, and there is no doubt that it is a major issue.  One of the things that I think is of primary importance is that we teach people about proper diet and exercise.  Now, that doesn't mean necessarily that there is one specific answer.  [&hellip

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Side-Effects of Steroid Abuse

Posted in Men's Health, Pharmacy, The Body

We hear a lot about steroid abuse, and the abuse of anabolic steroids, and certainly there have been pro baseball players in the news as a result. But a lot of things we don’t realize with anabolic steroids are the horrible side effects, the horrific problems. Things like liver toxicity, heart problems, increased risk of [&hellip

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Fall Healthy Eating

Posted in Health Tips

20081013-fall_healthy_eating Managing blood sugar carefully has been shown to reduce much of the impact of diabetes, helping people largely avoid nerve, eye, and kidney problems.  But now a new analysis from the federal Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality concludes that different times of day require different insulins.  Sherita Golden, a diabetes expert at Johns [&hellip

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Should Everybody Return to Injectable Vaccines?

Posted in Cold / Flu, Medications

Many people respond better to injected flu vaccines than to the inhaled version, a recent study concluded, but Aaron Milstone, an infectious disease expert at Johns Hopkins, says there is still a place for the inhaled vaccine

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