Herpes comes in two basic types: oral and genital. Here’s what you need to know to help avoid getting infected with this incurable virus. WHAT IS
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The gallbladder is a small organ that stores bile made by the liver. The body uses bile to help break down and digest the fats you eat. Occasionally, substances within the bile harden into small pieces called “gallstones.”
Fibroid tumors (also called “myomas” or “uterine fibroids”) are non-cancerous growths in or around the uterus. Though some fibroids can be cancerous, this is very rare. Usually fibroids present an annoyance, not a threat to your life. Fibroid tumors can vary in size from small (the size of a pumpkin seed) to large (the size of an apple). Fibroids can grow inside the uterus (called “submucosal”), in the wall of the uterus (“intramural”) or on the outside of the uterus (“subserosal”).
Diabetes mellitus type 2, also called simply “type 2 diabetes,” affects nearly 10% of Americans on average, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Also called “bedsores” or “pressure ulcers,” decubitus ulcers can be more than a nuisance. Left untreated, they can lead to deadly infection. Here’s how to prevent
If you’re concerned about your general health, blood pressure or diabetes, DASH into the DASH eating plan! Let’s learn more about this healthful way to eat.
The third-most common type of cancer in women, cervical cancer begins with abnormal cells on the cervix. Here’s what you need to know to reduce your
Considered an abnormal heart rhythm, bradycardia (or a slow heart rate) can be caused by many factors — some of them good ones! Let’s look at