January 18, 2017 by Contributor in Allergies

STD Quiz: Symptoms, Testing & List

Title: STD Quiz: Symptoms, Testing & ListCategory: MedicineNet QuizCreated: 10/6/2010 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/18/2017 1:11:41 PM

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January 18, 2017 by Contributor in Cancer

Even a Little Daily Activity May Boost Colon Cancer Survival: Study

By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter Latest Cancer News TUESDAY, Jan. 17, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Just a half hour a day of moderate physical activity could be potent medicine for patients with advanced colon cancer, preliminary research suggests. Study authors who tracked more than 1,200 colon cancer patients found a 19

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January 18, 2017 by Contributor in Cold and Flu

OTC Cold and Cough Medications

Unsure about the hundreds of cold and flu preparations on the drugstore shelves? You’re not alone. Deciding among the OTC (over-the-counter) remedies for cold, flu, or allergy symptoms can be intimidating, and a basic understanding of the types of drugs contained in these medications can help you make an informed

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January 18, 2017 by Contributor in Cold and Flu

Strep (Streptococcal) Throat Infection Quiz: Test Your Infectious Disease IQ

Q:Just about any painful sore throat is caused by strep. Q:Just about any painful sore throat is caused by strep. The correct answer is: • False Explanation: Not all painful sore throats are caused by strep. Most sore throats are caused by viruses. Strep throat is caused by streptococcal (strep) bacteria.

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January 18, 2017 by Contributor in Exercise and Fitness

Health Tip: Get Moving Toward a Healthier You

Latest Exercise & Fitness News (HealthDay News) — A healthier you could be within reach if you follow a few guidelines. The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases advises: Measure your waist. Men with a circumference of greater than 40 inches, or women greater than 35 inches,

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January 18, 2017 by Contributor in Exercise and Fitness

Health Tip: Investing in Your Fitness

Latest Exercise & Fitness News (HealthDay News) — Before you invest in exercise equipment or a workout plan, make sure you’re making a wise choice. Here are suggestions from the American Council on Exercise: Beware of plans that tout significant calories burned with little effort, or results with little work.

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