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Keeping Your Ears Pain-free While Flying

Keeping Your Ears Pain-free While Flying

While air travel is certainly a staple of modern times, the sheer amount of air traffic might surprise you. According to the International Air Transport Association (IATA), over 8 million people fly on a daily basis. With so many people ...

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A Look at DNA Maintenance Inside the Body

A Look at DNA Maintenance Inside the Body

In the last few decades, much has been written about the subject of DNA, and for good reason. The DNA a person receives from his or her parents determines all of their physical characteristics, and may leave them vulnerable to ...

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Steps for Treating and Preventing Swimmer’s Ear

Steps for Treating and Preventing Swimmer’s Ear

Swimmer’s ear occurs when bacteria infects the outer ear and/or ear canal, a tube-shaped passageway that allows sound to reach the ear drum. Many people develop this condition while swimming, particularly in contaminated water. Warm water can foster bacterial grown ...

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The Important Role of the Achilles’ Tendon

The Important Role of the Achilles’ Tendon

Though the only flaw of legendary Greek hero Achilles was his heel, it would be unfair to characterize the Achilles tendon as some sort of brittle piece of tissue. On the contrary, the Achilles tendon is the largest and strongest ...

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More than Skin Deep: Why Eczema Might Harm Bones

More than Skin Deep: Why Eczema Might Harm Bones

Eczema is not a very pleasant topic to think about, considering it’s generally associated with patches of itchy, red skin. Making eczema even more frustrating, it can be a chronic problem, developing before the age of five and occasionally lingering ...

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Heart Failure and Bone Loss: Are They Connected?

Heart Failure and Bone Loss: Are They Connected?

By its name alone, it’s obvious that heart failure is a serious condition. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), people living with this condition face a grim outlook, with roughly half dying within five years of ...

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