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Side Effects of Juvenile Arthritis Treatments
When Zoe was 13 years old, the doctors told her she had juvenile arthritis, a diagnosis that could impact the…
Can a Service Dog Make Me Healthier?
A lot of us say that our dogs make us happy. During Covid, one study even suggested that owning a…
Frequently Asked Questions About the Monkeypox Outbreak
Recently we’ve had to familiarize ourselves with yet another virus, monkeypox. As of Sept 14, 2022, the CDC has reported…
What are muscle knots? An exercise physiologist explains what those tight little lumps are and how to get rid of them
Imagine you’ve just completed a tough upper-body workout. Your muscles feel a bit tired, but all in all you’re able…
COVID-19 Vaccine FAQ: Your Questions Answered
The FDA has now authorized several COVID-19 vaccines. Both of the first two authorized vaccines rely on an immunity-building strategy…
Is Bug Spray Safe?
DEET (N,N-diethyl-meta-toluamide) got a bad reputation in the 1980s and 1990s when reports circulated suggesting that the active ingredient in…
Patients With Epilepsy Navigate Murky Unregulated CBD Industry
In 2013, Tonya Taylor was suicidal because her epileptic seizures persisted despite taking a long list of medications. Then a…
Prenatal EDC Exposure and Language Delay
Children exposed to a wide range of endocrine-disrupting chemicals during gestation appear to have a greater risk of neurodevelopmental delays,…
Side Effects of the Many Treatments for Acne
The primary cause of acne is clogged pores. Your pores can be clogged by bacteria, dead-skin cells or sebum, an…
Hospital-Acquired Pneumonia Is Killing Patients. Yet There Is a Simple Way to Stop It.
Four years ago, when Karen Giuliano went to a Boston hospital for hip replacement surgery, she was given a pale-pink…
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