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In Sickness and In Health

Hi everybody I know what you are going to say. I have not been present here for a couple of weeks. This is a new thing for me. Since I began with Health Central in August of 2008 I have been here. It is a rare thing for me to be away from this site a...
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Skin Cancer Screenings: Questions and Answers

Each month on Health Central’s Skin Cancer site, we select a member question or topic to explore with our consulting dermatologist, Dr. Lawrence Green, a practicing dermatologist and Assistant Clinical Professor of Dermatology at the George Washingto...
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Eczema Questions? A Dermatologist Answers

Each month on Health Central’s skin care site, we select one member question to ask of our consulting dermatologist, Dr. Lawrence Green, a practicing dermatologist and Assistant Clinical Professor of Dermatology at the George Washington University Sc...
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5 Gynecological Symptoms You Should Not Ignore

Many women lead very busy and hectic lives. We may be caregivers for children and elderly parents. We may have demanding jobs both at home and in the work force. So when something goes awry with our bodies many of us tend to dismiss our symptoms, esp...
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5 Myths about Endometriosis

As March is designated as National Endometriosis month we wanted to give you some facts about this condition which affects up to 5.5 million women and girls in the U.S. alone. I am one of those women affected. I was unaware of my endometriosis until ...
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Grief and Loss: When Words are Not Enough

If you are expecting a bullet point presentation of "Ten Ways to Help Someone Grieve" then this is not your article. As a matter of fact I have already looked for that sort of information. It wasn’t very helpful. It has been my experience ...
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Natural Depression Relief: Gardening

The days are growing longer, warmer, and more filled with light. Springtime has finally arrived for many of us. It is a time to reflect on growth and renewal. And what a better way to pause, reflect, and enjoy this seasonal change than by starting a ...
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