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Diagnosis & Treating Gallstones

Diagnosing gallstones can be tricky, but as soon as you can pinpoint the pain, you can start treating it with these options.…

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What are Gallstones?

You've heard of gallstones, and just how painful they can be. But do you really know what they're made of and how they form? Watch this to find out.…

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12 Reasons to Love Quinoa

A staple of the ancient Incas who revered it as sacred, quinoa (pronounced KEEN-wah) is not a true grain, but a seed.  Surprisingly, it is related to spinach and Swiss chard.  If you’re not already en…

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13 Healing Powers of Lemons

If you're not getting fresh lemons into your diet, you may want to reconsider after reading the many health benefits of lemons, lemon juice, pith (the white part), or zest (skin). Here are 13 amazi…

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Does The Pill Cause Gallbladder Disease?

For those of you who have chosen whether and when to have a family by taking birth control pills, I wanted to share with you my thoughts about a recent study published in the Canadian Medical Associ…

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Gallbladder Surgery After-Care

Q: My mother just had gallbladder surgery. What does she need to know about self-care going forward? A: In medical school, students use a crude alliteration to remember the risk factors for gall bl…

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