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11 Ways to Keep Your Skin Healthy

Keeping your skin health normally comes down to two basic things: keeping it clean and keeping it nourished. You keep it clean to protect it from diseases and destruction. You nourish your skin to keep it vibrant and colorful. Most of the actions you can take to keep your skin healthy are...

25 Most Strange and Bizarre Facts About Human Bodies

25 Most Strange and Bizarre Facts About Human Bodies

The human body, though absolutely fascinating, does some pretty crazy stuff. Made of rather (absolutely) bizarre compounds, complete with weird behaviors, and often destined to do completely gross things, “People,” as Jim Morrison said, “are strange.” Some are more strange than others. But since...

Meningits Outbreak Linked to Contaminated NECC Steroid Injections Extends to 14 States With Lawsuits to Follow

Meningits Outbreak Linked to Contaminated NECC Steroid Injections Extends to 14 States With Lawsuits to Follow

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has reported that over the 170 meningitis infections reported within at least 14 states have been linked by contaminated steroid injections from the New England Compounding Center (NECC.) The first of what could potentially be many lawsuits...

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How to Avoid Spyware and Viruses Online

Viruses, spyware and other kinds of unwanted software (collectively referred to as Malware) have not made the news headlines in the past few years, with the possible exception of the "Conflicker" worm earlier this year. Part of this is because they are no longer "new", a key element to being...

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What Is a Yeast Infection?

A yeast infection is a condition that is brought about by a group of microscopic fungi called Candida. Other names for yeast infection are candidiasis and thrush. While most people think of yeast infections as a woman’s issue, yeast infections can actually occur in many other parts of the body...

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What Is Antibiotic Cream?

Antibiotic cream is a kind of medication that is applied directly on the surface of the skin. This topical medication is used to treat infections that are caused by a variety of organisms. There are a lot of different antibiotic creams available in drugstores today. Many of them are available...

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10 Deadly Skin Diseases

Skin diseases are difficult conditions to live with, to say the very least. Though some skin diseases may cause minimal discomfort, the visual effects of the conditions can cause significant self esteem and confidence issues. The majority of skin diseases cause scarring or disfigurement. Skin...

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Los Angeles Squirrel Tests Positive for Plague

A Los Angeles area squirrel tests positive for plague.  The Los Angeles County Public Health Director Jonathan Fielding has reported that the Los Alamos Campground within the Angeles National Forest has been shut down after a captured squirrel tested postitive for the plague.  The campground...

15 Most Horrifying Rare Diseases (NSFL)

15 Most Horrifying Rare Diseases (NSFL)

The world is out to get you. That's how I ended up feeling after compiling this list of horrifying, permanently scarring, eternally terrifying rare diseases. Genetic, infectious, parasitic and everything in-between, these 15 diseases scar their victims for life and scar us mentally having looked...

German Doctors Cure HIV Positive Man

German Doctors Cure HIV Positive Man

A cancer patient battling leukemia and living with HIV, has been "cured" of HIV by a team of German doctors. In a rare and defining medical moment, a team of German researchers led by Thomas Schneider, performed a 2007 bone marrow transplant on a patient battling leukemia and HIV and found, due...