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Medications to Avoid if You Have High Blood Pressure

Some medications can cause rises in blood pressure, so if you have high blood pressure, it is wise to be aware of which medications can increase your blood pressure.

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What You Need to Know About the Ebola Virus

With the media frenzy surrounding the devastating Ebola outbreak in West Africa and the infection of two Americans, it’s no wonder there has been a sense of panic and...

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Are You Pregnant with Your Second Child and Feel Downright Exhausted?

Almost 100 percent of mothers pregnant with their second child report excessive fatigue.

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Ways to Reduce Extrinsic Aging

As a dermatologist, patients often approach me about age-related changes of the skin. Here are ways to prevent aging caused by environmental factors associated with extrinsic aging.

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Don’t Scratch that Mosquito Bite!

Anyone from the South knows that with our hot summer months come loads of mosquitoes and dreaded mosquito bites.

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Do You Have the Blues? You Could Have Seasonal Affective Disorder

Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a condition in which a person feels depressed at a certain time each year, mainly in the fall and winter. Find out the symptoms and...

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7 Easy Steps to Ideal Heart Health

Did you know that heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States?

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New Restrictions for Hydrocodone Prescriptions

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency recently published a rule that places a more-restrictive classification on hydrocodone combination products, or HCPs. These products are now being reclassified from the more-permissive...

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