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The 2015 Measles Outbreak: Special Coverage. …….Also read the difference between measles and Flu.

Picture credit: Bart’s Medical Library/Phototake Source: everydayhealth.com/By Nancie George Measles is a highly contagious virus that spreads easily between people who are not vaccinated. In December 2014, visitors to Disneyland and the Disney California Adventure in Anaheim were exposed to measles, also known as rubeola. One of the most infectious diseases in humans, the airborne illness spread to 102 people across 14 ...

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Dr. Oz’s Favorite Weight Loss Pill Is a Hoax, Government Says

By Margaret O’Malley, Everyday Health What if I told you that you could lose 17 pounds in 12 weeks without changing your diet or moving more? If it sounds too good to be true, you’re right — and the federal government agrees. After aDecember study stated that no supporting evidence was found for one out of every three recommendations provided by ...

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10 Key Questions About Migraines

Source: www.everydayhealth. What Is a Migraine? Migraine is a type of headache that is often localized in a certain area of the head and is sometimes accompanied by a pronounced sensitivity to light and sound. Other common migraine symptoms include nausea and vomiting. Migraines are usually gradual in onset, progressively more painful and then undergo a gradual resolution. When migraines are mild ...

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Can High Blood Pressure Be Cured? For Some, the Answer Is Yes

Source: everydayhealth.com By William Abraham, MD Published Aug 7, 2013 Some high blood pressure could have surprising causes – and for one such cause, there’s a surgical cure. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, high blood pressure affects nearly 30% of the adult population or about 90 million Americans. High blood pressure disproportionately affects non-Hispanic blacks, ...

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6 Things men secretly love about the women in their lives –

If you’ve been with your husband, fiancé or boyfriend for a while, you may have noticed that he is quite vocal about some things (e.g., sports), but perhaps quite muted about others (e.g., your relationship). Not that sports are not important — believe me, they are — but when it comes to critical relationship questions, many women ask, “What is ...

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Too much sitting can kill you even if you exercise regularly –

Our entire modern world is constructed to keep you sitting down. When we drive, we sit. When we work at an office, we sit. When we watch TV, well, you get the picture. And yet, a new study that’s running in the Annals of Internal Medicine found that this kind of sedentary behavior increases our chances of getting a disease ...

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‘Woman on top’ is most dangerous sex position, scientists conclude

Source: Telegraph It might have emancipated women from the drudgery of the ‘Missionary Position’, but it seems that men are paying a painful price for revolution in the bedroom. “Woman on top” is the most dangerous sex position, according to a new scientific study. Scientists have found that the position, dubbed “cowgirl”, is responsible for half of all penile fractures ...

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Why You Should Take Hypertension Seriously

Source: everydayhealth.com More Americans than ever have high blood pressure, and even children are developing the condition at an alarming rate. The most common diagnosis Dr. Mark Stephan makes in his medical practice isn’t diabetes or arthritis — it’s high blood pressure, or hypertension. More than 76 million Americans have high blood pressure, but only half have it under control ...

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