Early Skin Care

It happens to all of us.  One day we look in the mirror and there it is:  a wrinkle.  That little facial line may shock us at first because we fooled ourselves into thinking the aging process only applies to others.  It’s time to think again. You’re never too young to do some simple things…

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Averting Asthma

All parents would jump at the chance to make their kids as healthy as possible.  Research shows there is something parents can do to reduce the chances their children will develop asthma.   Some doctors believe there’s a relationship between regular doses of acetaminophen and asthma in young children.  To be sure, the research does…

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Dental Floss & Cancer

There isn’t a dentist alive who doesn’t preach the wisdom of flossing your teeth regularly.  Flossing helps keep your gums healthy, reducing the chances of disease that can threaten your teeth.  If that’s not enough incentive for you, a new study indicates flossing may play a role in preventing cancer.   That’s right.  Researchers at…

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Acupuncture & Bed-Wetting

Bed-wetting is generally a minor medical problem, but a major frustration for children and parents alike.  As young children grow, staying dry at night is a kind of rite of passage that contributes to their self confidence.  On the other hand, bed-wetting can lead to insecurities in children and to exasperation in their parents.  It…

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Fish Oil Fights Heart Failure

With major medical problems, even small advancements in our understanding of treatment may offer benefits to patients.  That appears to be the case in a new study of fish oil supplements and chronic heart failure. Drugs have been used for many years to treat chronic heart failure, a condition that hinders an enlarged heart from…

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Cell Phones & Cancer

When you put your cell phone to your ear, are you doing damage to your head?  Can exposure to radio frequency energy from cell phones cause brain cancer?  The questions are raised repeatedly and the 3 billion people who use mobile phones would love to have definitive answers. The best information, based on several major…

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