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Skin Tag Removal: Should You Do It Yourself?

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Although there are many home remedies for skin tags, there are a number of reasons why you may want to have them removed by a skincare expert.
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Thyroid Eye Disease: Who’s at Risk and Who’s on Call

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Although thyroid eye disease (TED) is related to thyroid conditions, it requires different specialists to best treat the disorder.
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A PCP Imperative: Integration of Behavioral and Physical Health Care

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Integration behavioral and physical health care creates opportunities to drive better outcomes and lower costs in ways not yet fully realized.
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The MedsEngine: Chronic Condition Management Takes a Leap

The MedsEngine is one of the first of the new digital tools that facilitates far more effective chronic condition management
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Allergic Contact Dermatitis Caused by Cosmetics: Causes and Treatments

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Allergic contact dermatitis to cosmetics is common but easily treated. Key to future prevention is identification of the offending allergen.
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Long Covid: Persistent Shortness of Breath Due to Treatable Nerve Injury

A treatable, virus-related vagus nerve injury may be the cause of persistent shortness of breath in some COVID-19 long haulers
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Sorting Out the Complicated Relationship Between Infertility and Depression

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Does infertility cause depression or does depression cause infertility? The relationship is complex but effective interventions are available.
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Osteoporosis: Do You Know Your Risk of Fragility Fractures?

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A fragility fracture may be the first obvious sign of osteoporosis. It should trigger an evaluation of bone health, including bone density.
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Alcohol: Does It Make You Feel Good or Bad? Try This 2 Week Test

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Who doesn’t like a good drink at the end of a long day? I’m a whiskey man, myself. There’s little better than having a good...
Middle-aged woman worried about getting cancer

Why You Probably Don’t Need to Worry About Getting Cancer

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You likely don't need to worry about getting cancer because 2/3 of us will remain cancer-free during our lifetimes. Science explains why.
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Squamous Cell Carcinoma: Diagnosis, Staging, Risks, Treatment & Prevention

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Squamous cell carcinoma can vary from a small easily treated lesion to a serious life-threatening disease that requires advanced treatments..
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New Medical Nutrition Therapy for Patients with Malabsorption

Encala is an effective medical nutrition therapy for malabsorption that provides high-calorie fats and facilitates absorption of dietary fats.