Saturday, August 30, 2014

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Eileen Bailey

Eileen Bailey, Health Guide

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Freelance health writer

Don’t Forget to Check Your Scalp for Skin Cancer

When you do a self-skin check, do you include your scalp? If you are bald, you probably do. If not, the scalp is often a forgotten area. But skin cancer can, and does, develop on the scalp. The majority of cancers found on the head and neck are either basal cell carcinoma or squamous cell carcinoma.   Even though melanoma is not as common... Read moreChevron
posted 08/28/2014, comments (0)|
HealthGal

HealthGal, Health Guide

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Health and lifestyle journalist;Physician Assistant;HealthCoach;Nutritionist

Quiz: Could You Be At Risk for Diabetes?

If you are struggling to make some lifestyle habit changes, in an effort to improve your overall health, you might want to consider if you are living a life that predisposes you to conditions like obesity and diabetes.  What does a pre-disease life look like?  Take the following quiz to see just how significant your risk is: Do you... Read moreChevron
posted 08/22/2014, comments (0)|
Jerry Kennard

The Relationship Between Self-Focus and Anxiety

Every so often we all give a little time over to the way we feel. Sometimes it’s an awareness of the way we are thinking and perhaps a flash of insight into our emotional state. Then there are the physical things like our heartbeat or breathing, various aches and pains and so on. It’s a perfectly normal process but if self-attention... Read moreChevron
Penelope James

Penelope James, Health Guide

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10 Ways to Have a Healthy Sex Life

If your 2009 was anything like mine, you’re probably feeling like you’re stumbling, rather than gliding, into a new year.  While passing through a transition phase, I like to reflect on where I’ve been and set goals for where I’m going.  Maintaining good health will always be a goal of mine.  Though... Read moreChevron
Charlotte Grayson, M.D.

Charlotte Grayson, M.D., Health Pro

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Internist

Five questions to ask your doctor about suppressive therapy

I see a lot of patients who take suppressive therapy with no clear understanding of why they are taking it, what the goals are of suppressive therapy and most concerning ... taking the WRONG dose!   I also see patients who suffer through multiple terrible outbreaks of herpes who have NEVER HEARD of suppressive therapy!   Here's a... Read moreChevron