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How to Prevent Bed Sores

Call them bed sores, pressure ulcers, or pressure sores, these painful wounds can quickly become serious. Careful attention can help prevent complications.

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Acting Out Dreams? What You Can Do

Regularly acting out dreams physically, including thrashing, hitting, and punching, can be dangerous. Here’s what you can do about it.

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What Is Raynaud's?

If cold weather brings on throbbing, tingling hands, you may have Raynaud’s disease. Here’s what to know about the condition.

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Hip Fracture: 5 Ways to Regain Independence

Here’s what you can do to help your recovery and improve your odds of post-fracture independence.

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A Promising Tinnitus Treatment

A noninvasive therapy called repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) could help bring relief to those who suffer from chronic ringing in the ears.

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What Is Uterine Prolapse? My Story

About 200,000 prolapse surgeries are performed each year in the U.S.—comparable to the number of heart bypass surgeries. I have come to think of prolapse as the most common female ailment no one has ever heard of.

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What Is a Stroke?

Sometimes called a brain attack, a stroke occurs when an artery that supplies blood to part of the brain becomes blocked or ruptures.

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Pros and Cons of Psychotherapy

Psychotherapy is used to describe a variety of talk therapies that treat emotional, behavioral, personality, and psychiatric disorders. Here’s what else you need to know.

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Aromatherapy: Can Essential Oils Heal You?

Research suggests essential oils could help with certain health problems. Here’s what you need to know about these oils and how to use them.

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How I Conquered Sleep Apnea

My snoring would often awaken my wife. I often felt fatigued throughout the day and fought to keep my eyes open while driving home from work. Here’s what I did to save myself.