April 27, 2017 by Contributor in Eyesight

Sty

Sty Treatment The majority of stys can be treated without medical intervention. Most stys either resolve spontaneously or resolve with simple home treatment by applying a warm compress or washcloth to the sty for about 10 to 15 minutes three or four times a day. This causes the sty to

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April 26, 2017 by Contributor in Cancer

FDA Warns 14 Companies on Bogus Cancer ‘Cures’

Latest Cancer News TUESDAY, April 25, 2017 (HealthDay News) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday posted warning letters to 14 companies that are selling more than 65 fake cancer treatments. The bogus products include pills, capsules, powders, creams, teas, oils and treatment and diagnostic kits. They’re most

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April 26, 2017 by Contributor in Cancer

Delay a Needed Colonoscopy at Your Own Risk

By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter Latest Cancer News TUESDAY, April 25, 2017 (HealthDay News) — People who wait too long to get a colonoscopy after a “positive” screening test for colon cancer may face a heightened risk of the disease, a new study finds. The study asked a fundamental question: If

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April 26, 2017 by Contributor in Mental Health

Genes May Govern Your Risk for PTSD

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, April 26, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Surviving trauma such as assault, rape or wartime combat can leave a person emotionally devastated. Now, new research suggests your genes may help determine whether you go on to suffer post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Latest Mental Health News “Our

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April 26, 2017 by Contributor in Mental Health

Opioid-Related Deaths Might Be Underestimated: CDC

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter Latest Mental Health News TUESDAY, April 25, 2017 (HealthDay News) — America’s prescription drug abuse epidemic may be even more deadly than expected, a new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggests. Some opioid-related deaths may be missed when people die from

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April 26, 2017 by Contributor in Neurology

Seizure Control Key to Avoiding Sudden Death With Epilepsy

Latest Neurology News TUESDAY, April 25, 2017 (HealthDay News) — In rare cases, seizures that cause convulsions and a loss of consciousness can raise the odds of sudden death in people with epilepsy, neurologists warn. These attacks are known as generalized tonic-clonic seizures, according to a new guideline from the

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