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Is Heavy Menstrual Bleeding Abnormal?

A heavy period isn’t necessarily an abnormal period. Some women’s menstrual flow can naturally be heavier than others and still be considered normal. Also, an individual woman’s period may change in many different ways (timing, duration, flow, etc.)...

The Bed Bug Battle: How To Prevent and Treat Infestation

Bed bugs are notoriously difficult and expensive to get rid of because they multiply so quickly and can live in any warm, dark area. Although insect infestation is often associated with unclean conditions, the truth is that anyone can bring home bed bugs. Bed bug...

When To Have a Shoulder Arthroscopy

If you have a soft tissue injury to the shoulder and your pain does not go away with non-surgical treatment methods, your doctor may suggest shoulder arthroscopy to address your condition. A shoulder arthroscopy is a commonly performed procedure that has been in use...

Yeast Infections: When to See a Doctor

No one really likes to talk about vaginal yeast infections, but it’s estimated that 75 percent all women will get one at some point in her lifetime. It’s also known as candidiasis, for the fungus Candida that causes the infection. Candida is normally found in the...

Recovery After A Torn Meniscus

If you’ve never heard of a meniscus, it is a crescent-shaped structure in the knee made of cartilage that acts as a shock absorber between the shinbone and thighbone. You have two menisci in each knee, and they help stabilize and cushion the joint. Even though...

Ovarian Cancer FAQs

In 2018, the American Cancer Society estimates that over 14,000 women will die from ovarian cancer and over 22,000 will be given an ovarian cancer diagnosis. For cancer deaths, ovarian cancer ranks fifth among women and causes more deaths than any cancer that affects...

Heat Stroke in Children and Babies

Children are more susceptible to heat exhaustion and heat stroke than healthy adults, which is why it’s essential for parents to know how to recognize the signs and symptoms of heat stroke and how to prevent it. Heat Exhaustion: The Precursor to Heat Stroke Typically...

5 Tips for Managing Multiple Medications

Many older adults need to take more than one medication to manage their conditions, but taking more medications can put your health at risk if you don’t take them as directed. “In 2008, more than 680,000 people over age 65 went to the emergency room because of adverse...

HPV: More Common Than You Think

Human papillomavirus virus (HPV) is one of the most common sexually transmitted infections (STI), but don’t confuse HPV with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) or herpes simplex (HSV). Although HIV and HSV are also STIs, each of these viruses is much different than...

Childhood Milestones: What To Expect and When

Though every child is different, childhood development tends to follow a pretty predictable path. Most children are crawling by nine months, walking by a year, speaking in short sentences by two, riding a tricycle by four and reciting name, address and phone number by...