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Posted Oct 31, 2014 at 1:01 AM

Tip of the WeekYou probably read magazine articles or scroll for tidbits on your smartphone about how to work out better, eat smarter or lose those extra pounds. But what are you actually doing about it? Let's look at three simple, fuss-free steps to get you the results you need.1. Move beyond the learning phase: While knowledge is a powerful thing, don't make the mistake of thinking your good intentions count toward a calorie burn. If you spend more time...

Updated Oct 30, 2014 at 12:30 PM

A major concern for patients with shingles is the development of a complication called postherpetic neuralgia, which, at times, can be very debilitating.Shingles, or herpes zoster infection, is not uncommon, especially as one...

Updated Oct 30, 2014 at 12:26 PM

Q: I have a small, white, painful sore under my tongue. I have had this several times before and it usually goes away after a week or so, but it seems to come back again. Is this a cold sore?A: You should see your dentist or...

Posted Oct 28, 2014 at 7:04 AM

Via Christi Hospital said on Monday that it learned “a lot of lessons” from two cases in Texas where the Ebola infected healthcare workers.Nina Pham and Amber Joy Vinson of the Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital have...

Updated Oct 25, 2014 at 10:26 PM

Time to stock your stash for cold and flu season.

Posted Oct 25, 2014 at 8:00 AM

Big accomplishments call for big celebrations.On Friday, the Pittsburg State University community took time to celebrate last month’s announcement of the university’s first doctoral program, a doctor of nursing practice...

Updated Oct 24, 2014 at 10:20 AM

Q: What’s up with the controversy about breast cancer screening?A: Many factors must be considered to evaluate a screening test:- How common is the disease being screened for? The more common it is, the more people there are...

Updated Oct 24, 2014 at 10:19 AM

Because so many people are on a diet or thinking about going on a diet, dieting is a very popular subject.Recently, two studies have been reported that add to the already existing data concerning dieting. In one study, researchers reviewed...

Updated Oct 22, 2014 at 9:56 AM

Great-grandmothers and grandmothers-to-be might recall a healthy pregnancy eating big bowls of ice cream and other excess food, and today often are seen pushing food on pregnant daughters, but times have changed.Although it might be...

Updated Oct 17, 2014 at 10:08 AM

By Dr. Jeff HershMore Content NowQ: Where did this new enterovirus that is going around come from?A: Although enterovirus D68 (EV68) was first specifically identified in 1962, it has surely been around for a...

Updated Oct 17, 2014 at 10:07 AM

By Dr. Murray FeingoldMore Content NowHere is a report of a first in medical history: A 35-year-old woman was born without a uterus and only one kidney. She wanted to become pregnant and have children but needed a uterus to...

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