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'Pardon My Geographic Tongue'
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Pardon My Geographic Tongue

Few people exhibit geo­graphic tongue. Can anything be done about the loss of papillae manifest­ing this irregular appear­ance on your tongue surface? Is it a serious health problem?

Mental health 'Estranged Family'

Anatomy of an Estranged Family

Fresh explanation of Dead Mother Complex reveals why displaying affection may be more complex than you think. This might be the root of familial dysfunc­tion. Use discretion on emotional content.

Nutrition 'Are Multivitamins Placebos?'
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Are Multivitamins Placebos?

Clinical research suggests that vitamin supplements offer little to no health benefits — until you research the research.

Rheumatology 'Here Are Clues A Patient Has Sjögren’s'

Clues A Patient Has Sjögren’s

When eyes are so dry they hurt and vision is blurred, it’s wise to seek an eye care professional. Patient response to anti­biotics may help diagnose this auto­immune disorder.

Orthopedics 'Cortisone Knee Injection'

Pros and Cons of Cortisone Injections

People who are not ill respond differently to the mention of medication side effects than those who are patients. Take cortisone, for example.

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Pulmonology 'Can You Soup Away Colds and Flu?'

Can You Soup Away Colds and Flu?

Understanding basic symptom differences between the cold and flu helps to distinguish which you have and nutritionally address symptoms.

Nutrition 'Is Your Body Craving B12?'

Is Your Body Craving B12?

Animal products provide optimum food sources for vitamin B12. But not just vegans are at risk. Learn the symp­toms of deficiency and how to maintain peak levels for better health.

Addictions 'You Are Probably Addicted to This'

You Are Probably Addicted to This

Addiction is not limited to injections imbibitions or inhalations. It includes tech­nology and health obsessions. Researchers say everybody is addicted to something. Learn why you can’t put it down.

Technology 'CT and PET Scan vs MRI'

CT and PET Scan vs MRI

Outdated: MRI can be a figurative black hole into which a patient may be inserted to see what comes out. This article elucidates differences between common imaging technologies.

Nutrition 'Urine Color With Vitamin B12'

Vitamin B12 Stains Your Undies

B12 supplements and foods high in B12 can tint urine orange to green. Despite side effects, vitamin B12 offers these health benefits.

Immunology 'Are You More Afraid of the Shot Than the Flu?'

More Afraid of the Shot Than the Flu

A “successful” personal flu battle can last about six weeks. Less successful bouts lead to hospitalizations or worse.

Fitness 'How to Track Your Steps With Your iPhone'

How to Track Your Steps With Your iPhone

While research suggests a beneficial increase to 15,000 steps per day, a longstanding goal of 10,000 is common. How can you begin keeping track?

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