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view post Medical News Today: What to know about alcohol and depression

Alcohol is a depressant and can amplify or trigger depression symptoms in some people. Learn more about the links between

view post Medical News Today: What to do if bleach gets on the skin

Bleach is corrosive and can cause irritation if it comes into contact with the skin, eyes, or airways. Learn what

view post Medical News Today: Differentiating ingrown hairs and herpes

People may sometimes confuse herpes and ingrown hairs because they can cause similar symptoms. Learn how to tell the difference

view post Vaccines for women: Before conception, during pregnancy, and after a birth

The rise of vaccine-preventable illnesses, such as measles and hepatitis, in the United States and around the globe has been

view post Medical News Today: What to know about white blood cells

White blood cells are vital for immune system functioning. In this article, learn about what types there are and what

view post Medical News Today: What is water brash?

People with gastroesophageal reflux disease may experience a symptom called water brash. Read more about the causes and treatment of

view post Medical News Today: Does talc powder cause ovarian cancer?

Scientists using the largest data set yet saw no link between powder use in the genital area and ovarian cancer.

view post Medical News Today: Gastroenterologists: What to know

Gastroenterologists are medical professionals who specialize in the digestive system. Learn about what they do and the conditions they may

view post Medical News Today: Wet coughs: What to know

A wet cough produces fluid or phlegm. In this article, learn about the various causes of a wet cough, as

view post What are ultra-processed foods and are they bad for our health?

You hear it all the time: the advice to “eat less processed food.” But what is processed food? For that

view post Wolves at Your Heels: The Fear That You’re Always Behind, Doing the Wrong Thing, & Generally Screwing Things Up Royally

By Leo Babauta I spoke with someone who so beautifully explained their biggest problem that I had to stop and

view post Medical News Today: Anxiety and loss of appetite: What is the link?

While some people with anxiety tend to overeat, others have little or no appetite. Learn more about the link between

view post Medical News Today: Chest pain and leg pain: Are they connected?

Although it is not typical for chest pain and leg pain to occur together, leg pain can be an indicator

view post Medical News Today: What to know about brain atrophy

Brain atrophy can refer to a loss of brain cells or a loss in the number of connections between these

view post Harvard Health Ad Watch: When marketing puts your health at risk

The goal of advertising is, of course, to catch your attention and sell you a product. But when it comes

view post Medical News Today: Does diet influence mental health? Assessing the evidence

How much do our diets influence our mental health? A recent review assesses the evidence and concludes that much more

view post Medical News Today: Does the air we breathe influence our schizophrenia risk?

Researchers have concluded that exposure to air pollution during childhood could significantly increase a person’s risk of schizophrenia.

view post Medical News Today: What to know about PMS and depression

Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) can cause physical symptoms as well as emotional or mental issues, including some that are similar to

view post Medical News Today: Is it bronchitis or pneumonia?

Bronchitis and pneumonia are two illnesses that people often confuse because they have many overlapping symptoms. Learn more about the

view post Medical News Today: What are the types of depression?

There are several different types of depression, which is a common mental health condition. Learn about their symptoms and who