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What is Osteopenia?

Lots of health conditions come about with aging like the weakening of bones. Osteoporosis, for example, is among such problems in the bones, and we often hear about it in milk advertisements for older adults. But there's another condition, one we don't see much in commercials—osteopenia. Osteopenia is an issue...

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How Long is a Cold Contagious?

In today’s hectic world and extreme work schedules, people are exposed to various different stressful situations and possible harmful health conditions. These may include health risks brought about by sedentary lifestyles, processed food items, unnecessary stress in the daily routines of individuals, and artificial or man-made medical treatments that have...

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HPV: What Is it and Is There a Cure?

What’s the most common sexually transmitted infection (STI)? It might be surprised it’s not more well-known ones like gonorrhea or chlamydia. The most common STI is actually something called Human Papillomavirus (HPV). It’s important to know the basics of this infection like the symptoms, causes, and HPV treatments. This can...

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7 Stages of Lewy Body Dementia

Life is but a fleeting moment. I have heard this several times as lines from movies, read it from some novel, and even saw it in some advertisement. Life is fleeting, it slips by seconds, minute by minute, hour by hour, day by day until you haven't noticed that you've...

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Bump Behind The Ear: A Cyst Or An Infection?

A bump behind ear may go unnoticed because that part of your body is not within the reach of your eyes. Anyways, that is not a big problem because most times, bumps, nodules, or lumps in that area are entirely harmless if they are unnoticeable. Whatever makes a bump behind...

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Lump On Back Of Head: Could It Be Brain Tumor

It is quite common to find a lump on back of head. Sometimes, the lump may occur on your skin, under your skin, or even on your bone. They can occur due to various causes. You may wonder if your lump is a sign of a brain tumor. While that...

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Lump On Back Neck Hairline: What’s Causing It?

Lump on back of neck hairline is quite common. But then, what is the cause of these lumps? They can occur due to various reasons. Some of the possible causes are skin irritation, lymph nodes enlargement, cysts, acne, muscle knots, and boils. Remember that the skin behind your neck, at...

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Fish Antibiotics For Humans: Reasons Why You Should Never Try It

Many people might eat fish food if they had to, but what about fish medicine? In recent years this practice has been trending. In fact, fish often take many of the same antibiotics that humans do. So it might seem safe and effective to take fish medicine. However, health experts...

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Lump On Neck: Causes, Symptoms And When To Seek Help

Lump on neck, or what some people call “neck masses” are widely varied. They can be small and hardly visible at times. And at other times, they may be very large and conspicuous. Sometimes they are soft and sometimes they are hard. The lump could also be tender and sometimes...

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Hard Lump On Finger Joint Under Skin: Causes and How They’re Treated

Hard lump on finger joint under skin? What could be the possible cause? Keep reading to find out here. First, let’s review the finger lump. Finger lump/s is localized swelling part or protuberance which can occur anyplace on the finger. Various other terms used for different kinds of finger lumps...