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Surprising Herb May Help Restless Leg Syndrome

When you think of the herb St. Johnís Wort you probably think of depression. But new research published in the medical journal Clinics found that you might also want to consider this herb to help with…

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Tanning Salons: What You Risk for That ‘Healthy Glow’

If youíre like most people, you donít want to show up at the beach or pool party looking like you spent your life in a flour sack. You want that glowing bronze-healthy tan. So you schedule a few hours…

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Height is a Factor in These 5 Diseases

My husband and I differ in height by 13 inches, and while I lament the challenges of being shorter, he reassures me that being taller is not always a picnic.† The reality is that there are benefits as…

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Is More Sun Exposure Healthier for Our Skin?

Author's note (6/19/2014): This article is a rewritten version of the one published on June 14, 2014. The media adviser for SunSmart at Cancer Council Victoria reached out to let me know that the Naut…

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Cancer’s Scary Link to Height

If you've ever been jealous of long-legged supermodels it might be time to reconsider the advantages of being short.† According to new research published in the journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers…

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The ABCs of Mole Inspection

Moles are harmless, but when they start to exhibit certain warning signs, you should go to a dermatologist and get them checked out. How do you know what to look for? Well, we'll tell you!…

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Ask the Doc: Skin Protection Outdoors

You love the outdoors, but you're not so keen on melanoma. How can you have fun outside but protect yourself against skin cancer? Is sunblock enough? Get the answers from Dr. Friedman.…

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4 Tips for Safer Sunscreen

By Experience Life While recent research shows that a little sun exposure each day may benefit your health, most experts suggest that you protect yourself if you plan to spend long stretches in t…

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A Surprising Cause of Melanoma

Photo Courtesy Of:† Fuse/Thinkstock Rates of melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, have been rising for at least the last three decades, and this increase has been largely blamed on exposure…

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Cutting-Edge Cancer Therapy

Enzymes extracted from food sources like pineapples and papayas, among others, are showing tremendous promise in the treatment and prevention of cancer.† Enzymes have been used for many years in Europ…

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