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Surprising Things Your Nose Can Tell You About Your Health

Surprising Things Your Nose Can Tell You About Your Health

  No one appreciates their sense of smell when they pass a trash heap or accidentally step in dog poop. But your nose knows a lot—not just when things stink. In fact, your ability to smell, or not, can tell you a lot about your health. Here, why you shouldn’t take your whiffing powers for […]

What Parents Need to Know About Kids and Asthma

What Parents Need to Know About Kids and Asthma

If you’re a parent of a kid with asthma, you know all too well the terrifying experience of seeing your child cough uncontrollably, gasp for air, or even double over and turn shades of purple while you scramble for the inhaler. Pediatric asthma attacks, most common in children ages 4 and under, are not for […]

Terrifying Signs of Diabetes For Men

Terrifying Signs of Diabetes For Men

There’s good reason to want to keep your blood sugar under control: diabetes, a condition that can result from extremely high blood sugar, can cause some serious, far-reaching bodily consequences, such as kidney disease, heart disease, or cancer. But the complications of diabetes — which is considered fasting blood sugar levels of 126 milligrams per […]

Ways To Spot A Brain Aneurysm Before It’s Too Late

Ways To Spot A Brain Aneurysm Before It’s Too Late

    Here’s a stat that’s sure to keep you up at night: Currently, anywhere from three to five million people in the U.S. are walking around with brain aneurysms, according to the American Stroke Association. If you’re thinking “what the heck is a brain aneurysm?” it’s basically a blood vessel in your brain that’s […]

Types of Headaches and How to Get Rid of Them

Types of Headaches and How to Get Rid of Them

Every headache is unique, so Drs. Roizen and Oz don’t recommend using this chart in place of seeing a medical professional. You should go to the hospital immediately if you have any of the following symptoms: sudden onset of the worst headache of your life, vision changes, jaw pain, weakness, sensory changes, difficulty speaking, neck […]

Little Known Symptoms Of Cervical Cancer You Should Watch Out For

Little Known Symptoms Of Cervical Cancer You Should Watch Out For

We hear all about the symptoms of breast cancer on a regular basis, but there’s another type of cancer that is common in women: cervical cancer. According to Cancer.net, “Cervical cancer begins when healthy cells on the surface of the cervix change and grow out of control, forming a mass called a tumor.” According to […]

7 Warning Signs Of Lung Cancer Not To Ignore

7 Warning Signs Of Lung Cancer Not To Ignore

  Lung cancer – just the name of it sounds ominous. We may reason it could never happen to us ― I don’t smoke or am even around others who do. Yet lung cancer can and does affect all different types of people and is the leading cancer killer in both men and women in […]

Ovarian Cancer: The Silent Killer And What Every Woman Needs To Know

Ovarian Cancer: The Silent Killer And What Every Woman Needs To Know

The problems started when I was only in my teens. I began having excessively painful and abnormally long menstrual cycles. My mother soon took me to be examined by a gynecologist, where we found out that my uterus and ovaries were filled with cysts. Years of treatment, biopsies and minor surgery resulted in terrible news: […]

7 Surprising Ways You’re Destroying Your Health

7 Surprising Ways You’re Destroying Your Health

“Woulda. Coulda. Shoulda.” No one wants regrets.As we get older, we realize the importance of the basics: daily exercise, a diet abundant with fruits and veggies, etc. But that’s not all we need to be in prime living condition. Consider this a wake-up call from your future self. Here are seven things you’re doing now […]

5 Health Symptoms Men Should Watch Out For

5 Health Symptoms Men Should Watch Out For

When was the last time you went in for your annual checkup? In honor of Men’s Health Month, I want to discuss the importance of paying attention to your body and visiting your primary care physician on a regular basis. If you’re healthy, a yearly visit might be sufficient but if you have a family […]

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