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08/17/2010 - News

Life After Gastric Bypass

For overweight or obese who have tried and failed to lose weight through diet and exercise, gastric bypass  surgery may be an option for lo Read more

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10/26/2009 - News

WHO Issues Guidelines on Keeping Hands Clean

The World Health Organization (WHO) has released guidelines on maintaining hand hygiene in any setting in which health care is provided. These guidelines provide a thorough review of hand hygiene research, as well as specific recommendations for improving hygiene practices to reduce the transmission of infection to both patients and healthcare workers. Read more

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09/10/2009 - News

Men need not put up with overactive bladder

There are many ways of dealing with the problem of an overactive bladder, say urology experts. Read more

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06/18/2009 - News

New smoking cessation tips

Don't despair if you don't manage to quit smoking at your first attempt, for you're dealing with an addiction rather than just a bad habit. Read more

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06/16/2009 - News

How to prevent bedsores from becoming a serious issue

Bedsores can be fatal, but there are ways of avoiding them. Read more

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06/16/2009 - News

Coping with jet lag

A few simple tips may help you to get the better of jet lag. Read more

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06/16/2009 - News

An expert explains how to avoid getting blisters

Stop blisters from ruining your hiking trip with a few simple ways of shifting the friction. Read more

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06/16/2009 - News

New formulations will improve sunscreen effects in the future

Dermatologists are hoping to formulate a sunscreen in a pill but for now you need lotion or cream to protect from skin cancer and sun damage. Read more

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06/16/2009 - News

How to deal with a food binge

Experts at the Mayo Clinc give some tips on how to overcome an overeating episode. Read more

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06/16/2009 - News

Choosing the right sunscreen

Some reminders about sunscreen come from experts at the Mayo Clinic. Read more

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