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Doctor bandaging a diabetic foot ulcer.

Nitric Oxide Speeds Foot Ulcer Healing

If you have chronic foot ulcers related to type 2 diabetes, learn more about a potential way nitric oxide treatment can harnesses the body’s own healing mechanisms.

Cambria “Cami” Tate is still recovering from acute flaccid myelitis more than 18 months later.  Some are calling AFM the new polio.

How to Protect Your Child From This Polio-like Condition

Acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) is a very rare but serious neurological condition that mimics polio. In 2018, 223 cases were reported in the U.S. — more than ever before. Like the flu, this virus changes every year — here’s what to know to stay ahead of it.

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What You Eat Could be The Difference Between Your Bladder Cancer Returning, or Not

While there is no evidence that a particular diet can reduce your risk, results from multiple studies show a link between bladder cancer and what we eat. So it wouldn’t hurt to stock up on yogurt, green tea, and oranges — and also, they’re delicious, so why wouldn’t you want to?

Disappointed woman looking at a pregnancy test.

Does Immunotherapy for Cancer Impact Fertility?

If you’ve been diagnosed with cancer, you may be worried about how it will affect your ability to have children. Here’s what we know about one type of cancer treatment, immunotherapy, and its effects on fertility.

Man talking to his doctor after surgery.

Everything You Need to Know About Surgery for Crohn's

Up to 75 percent of people with Crohn’s disease eventually do have surgical procedures, according to the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation (CCF). Get the facts here.

A woman is doubled over, holding her stomach from abdominal pain.

Common UC Symptoms You Need to Know

What are common symptoms of ulcerative colitis? From chronic diarrhea to skin issues, here are signs to watch for.

Doctor examining girl with a rash.

A Rash or Skin Allergies?

I recently developed an itchy rash on my arms and legs. I changed body soap days before it started. Is my eczema flaring up, or am I allergic to the soap?”

NIghtshade vegetables including tomatoes, peppers, and eggplant.

The Truth About Nightshade Veggies

Tom Brady says to “hold the nightshades,” but should you?

Tofu and peas.

Your Diet Can Help Prevent Kidney Stones

Kidney stones are on the rise, and it may be because of our diet. Here's what you can do to prevent this painful condition.

Doctor and patient discussion

Diabetic Ketoacidosis: Signs, Symptoms, and Treatments

If you have diabetes, you should know the signs, symptoms, and treatments for diabetic ketoacidosis, a potentially life-threatening condition.