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A Bad Look: Adverse Reactions to Tattoos

A Bad Look: Adverse Reactions to Tattoos

Tattoos have become increasingly common among adults of both genders; a poll conducted in late 2015 found that nearly a third (29%) of US adults had at least one tattoo on their body. The main drawback of this form of ...

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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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Staph Infections, MRSA and Human Health

Staph Infections, MRSA and Human Health

While most people view bacterial infections as a nuisance, it is generally assumed that antibiotics can take care of most harmful bacteria. To be sure, antibiotics have saved numerous lives in the since their creation in the mid-20th century, and ...

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The Effects of Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease

The Effects of Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease

Virtually everyone has to deal with at least some viruses during their lifetime. These microscopic organisms can cause a variety of illnesses, ranging from colds to food poisoning to influenza. Some viruses, however, are less well known and common than ...

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Is There a Superbug In Your Home?

Is There a Superbug In Your Home?

People like to believe that the homes they live in are relatively clean. But imagine that a microscopic enemy, immune to most antibiotics, managed to get inside your house? A recent study has found that MRSA, a potentially deadly type ...

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Rebuilding the Body by Growing Cartilage

Rebuilding the Body by Growing Cartilage

When scanning the health section of a news website, there’s a good chance you’ll find stories regarding new developments in the world of medicine. This shouldn’t come as a surprise, since scientists are constantly looking to refine and improve upon ...

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Spotting the Warning Signs of Type 2 Diabetes

Spotting the Warning Signs of Type 2 Diabetes

Much has been written about the growing problem of diabetes in the United States. A quick look at the total number of diabetics reveals the scope of this problem; from 1980 to 2011, the total number of Americans with diabetes ...

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Taking Care of Stretch Marks

Taking Care of Stretch Marks

If you have stretch marks anywhere on your body, then you know how much of an eyesore they can be. All body types can experience stretch marks, whether you’re short, tall, skinny, overweight, pear-shaped or top-heavy. Making matters worse is ...

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