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Do You Know the Symptoms of Severe Eczema?

Learn all about the signs and symptoms of severe eczema, what can trigger flare ups, and the treatments you can use to control it.

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Are the Cefaly and sTMS Mini the Same?

Dr. David Watson and Teri Robert answer a reader question about the difference between the Cefaly and sTMS mini devices for Migraine.

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Pap Smear. Pelvic Exam. STD Test. What's the Difference?

Credit: Thinkstock When I was younger I assumed any vaginal examination would automatically include a Pap smear and testing for sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). As I got older, I came to realize that my assumptions were false. Although the three ...

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Why Don't More Women Use the Birth Control Implant?

The IUD isn’t the only form of long-acting reversible birth control on the block. In fact, it’s not even the most effective. Here are the facts about the birth control implant.

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Top 3 Myths Your Gynecologist Wants You to Stop Believing

Obstetrician-gynecologists weigh in on the top three myths their patients tend to believe, from monthly periods to STDs.

Technology paired with traditional instruments is changing how music therapy is used for elders.

Music Therapy Goes High Tech for Alzheimer's

Music therapy has come into its own during the last decade as caregivers, care facilities and hospice organizations have recognized the therapeutic power that music can have on ill and suffering people. This therapy has been successfully delivered by ...

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Could modern medicine have saved their careers?

My name is Chris, and I am a sports junkie. I love it all. I love basketball, football, baseball, hockey, cricket, rugby, handball, water polo, lacrosse and as many obscure Olympic sports as I can name. I can’t get enough. Give me an athlete who is a...