Fighting head lice can start with a conversation with your doctor

(BPT) – “Your child has head lice” is news no mother wants to receive. Not only can this common condition affect the child at home and at school, but it can also throw a family’s life off balance for days or even weeks. Results of the new ‘Facts of Lice’ online survey of 1,000 millennial […]

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Ask your doctor about these important topics on life-threatening allergies

(BPT) – The start of a new school year can be fraught with anxiety for children and parents alike. New school, new friends, new dynamics. And for children living with life-threatening allergies, that anxiety can be even more pointed as they – and their parents – consider and prepare for how to deal with a […]

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Looking for a new doctor? Start with a D.O.

(BPT) – Your yearly physical, a nagging injury that won’t go away, a sick child: There are plenty of reasons to go to the doctor, but when you do, do you know what type of doctor you’re seeing? The common answer most people offer is that they are going to see a medical doctor, an […]

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Are Home Diagnostic Kits Reliable As A Substitute For Professional Medical Opinions?

Let’s face it. A trip to the drugstore is a whole lot easier than a costly and time-consuming trip to the doctor’s office. No time wasted waiting for the physician; no embarrassing questions to answer; and no sticker shock when the bill comes. Just head for the section of your pharmacy with all of the […]

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Healthy Aging And Doctor Visits

Many of us despise visiting the doctors all the time although doctor visits can help keep us healthy. Some people enjoy visiting the doctors, since they are aware that it will keep them updated with their health issues. This is a good thing.

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Keeping A Healthy Weight

These days, more and more people are placing importance on keeping physically healthy. This can be seen by the amount of people who are joining gyms and sports clubs, going on diets, and spending on private health insurance. One of the biggest areas of concern in this area for women is keeping a healthy weight, […]

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Everett Doctor Offers Weight-loss Class, 10 Sensible Tips

Published: Tuesday, November 19, 2013, 12:01 a.m. In order to help patients, Everett Clinic physician Cheryl Beighle knew she first had to overcome her own addiction: Peanut M&Ms.The candy triggers the same response in her brain as a cocaine addict’s, she said. “The same part lights up.”Eliminating the trigger food that hijacks mind control is […]

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My Healthy Lifestyle Lie: I Was So Ashamed About Misleading My Doctor That I Lost 7 Stone

Sitting in his doctors surgery for his regular diabetes check-up, John Batterbee breezily explained how he had his condition under control. The only problem was that his tale of a healthy lifestyle was a pack of lies. One glance at Johns medical notes by his doctor revealed a different picture. And as soon as John […]

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