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Why 'Girls' Actor Lena Dunham Needed a Hysterectomy at 31
Mar 13, 2018 • 1 comment
Actress Lena Dunham has revealed that she recently underwent a hysterectomy to treat crippling pain from endometriosis. In an essay published in Vogue this week, Dunham (age 31) detailed her decision to have the uterus-removing surgery...
Medical Cannabis Found to Safely Reduce Chronic Pain in Older Patients in Study
Mar 13, 2018
Medical cannabis was found to safely and significantly reduce chronic pain in older patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) and a wide range of other conditions, researchers in Israel report. Led by scientists at Ben-Gurion...
Blueberry Lemon Breakfast Quinoa
Mar 13, 2018
In the kitchen: read the "Blueberry Lemon Breakfast Quinoa" recipe quickly and reproduce it at home!
11 Stupidly Simple, Natural Antidotes To Anxiety And Depression
Mar 12, 2018
Most of these are backed by research and many only require minutes per day. Some will be obvious (though people often still don’t take them seriously), while for most people at least one or two should be new. In roughly descending order of...
Which medicines affect contraception?
Mar 12, 2018
When you take two or more medicines at the same time, the effects of one medicine can be altered by the other(s). This is known as an interaction. Some medicines may stop hormonal contraception working as well. If this happens, you'll need to use...
Crohn’s patient says don’t give up
Mar 8, 2018 • 3 comments
Abdominal pain and bowel problems were some of the symptoms that dominated Jamie's teenage years, but refusing to give up, she finally received the correct diagnosis of Crohn's disease after suffering eight years of mistaken diagnoses.
Colorectal Cancer Screening Month: Getting checked could save your life | Ask A Doctor
Mar 6, 2018
Question: I’ll turn 50 next month. My friends tell me I’ll need a colonoscopy. I’m very healthy and wondering if that’s really necessary. Answer: Your friends are well informed and well timed — March is...
Elementary school principal uses strength from students to battle breast cancer
Mar 5, 2018
For one elementary school principal in Georgia, students and faculty are much more than just people she works with, they are family. According to Patricia Cook, head of Union County Elementary School, they have helped push her to fight through one...
The Newest Psoriasis Treatments Will Have You Wearing Short Sleeves Again
Mar 2, 2018
While there is still no cure for psoriasis, new treatments now allow millions of people who live with this inflammatory skin condition to sport short sleeves once again. One expert even called it "the most incredible time in the treatment of...
Cannabis drug halves the risk of an epileptic fit in more than 40% of sufferers
Mar 2, 2018 • 5 comments
Cannabis drug halves the risk of an epileptic fit in more than 40% of sufferers, study finds Taking cannabidiol (CBD) with approved medications makes 10% seizure free The dual treatment enables up to 26% to reduce their existing drugs'...
Grilled Chicken and Tomato Salad
Feb 28, 2018
In the kitchen: read the "Grilled Chicken and Tomato Salad" recipe quickly and reproduce it at home!
Foods That Can Irritate COPD
Feb 28, 2018 • 1 comment
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is an umbrella term used to refer to any illness that affects the ability of the lungs to function normally. This article will discuss foods that can irritate COPD. The lung conditions usually cause...