Category: Medical Tips

Mucus figures drawn like robots

February 6, 2019

Mucus, Our Body’s Silent Defender

Mucus is something you don’t usually think about until you get sick. But it’s always there, trying to help you stay well.

Health, Medical Tips

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lightning strike in the night sky

August 8, 2018

7 Ways You Could Burn This Summer, Other Than in the Sun

Wearing sunscreen is important, but it won’t protect you from these other dangers.

Burn Care, Medical Tips

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Man sitting at desk with tissues and cold medicine contemplating whether or not he should see a doctor for flu treatment

January 3, 2018

Dealing with Flu: Stay Home or See a Doctor?

Most of the time, you can treat yourself with rest and fluids, but sometimes flu is a medical emergency.

Flu Season, Medical Tips

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Older man clutching chest

November 20, 2017

Is Your Chest Pain a Sign of a Heart Attack, or Something Else?

You should never take chest pain lightly, but it can have non-life-threatening causes

Heart Health, Medical Tips

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January 15, 2013

Medical Emergency? You Are in Expert Hands

Of all the medical specialties, emergency medicine may be the most demanding. Emergency physicians work any time of the day or night. In a single shift, they may see dozens of patients in a hospital emergency department. And while other specialists are expert in one field of medicine, emergency physicians are highly trained to treat all manner of diseases and injuries...

Medical Tips

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The truth behind 9 medical myths

April 8, 2012

The Truth Behind 9 Medical Myths

You hear them all the time. Before you know it, they’re accepted as law. Medical myths often become part of our culture as they get passed from one generation to the next. But what many of us take as expert information may actually be wrong or even harmful to our health.

Medical Tips

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