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Who Should Get a Flu Shot?

Everyone can benefit from getting a flu shot, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommend vaccinating everyone six months of age and older. For people age 65 and older, Medicare covers annual flu shots, including the high-dose version. Many health insurance plans also cover flu shots with … Read More

Botox for Migraines: Does It Work?

There’s not much worse than suffering from a chronic migraine. The pounding head, nausea, and pain is debilitating. My last migraine persisted for a month. It was so bad I dreamed of ticking off King Henry the VIII so he could have my head chopped off and relieve me of … Read More

Head Lice Are Equal-Opportunity Invaders

Lice! The very word sends chills down the spines of any parent. My mother, a registered nurse who worked in elementary schools, suffered from pediculophobia, which is a fear of ice. The words “head lice” caused her scalp to itch, and we children were never allowed to try on hats … Read More

Gabapentin’s Off-Label Uses Include Pain Relief

Gabapentin was originally approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 1993 to be used with other anti-seizure medications to control partial seizures in adults. It is classified as an anticonvulsant drug, although it appears to have analgesic properties as well. Gabapentin originally was sold under the brand name … Read More

Reduce Triglycerides Naturally with This Hot Pepper Compound

Reducing triglycerides naturally is a hot health topic today. Due to the side effects of cholesterol-lowering statin drugs, many people are curious about how to reduce triglycerides naturally and safely. Fortunately, new research shows a compound in hot peppers has the potential to protect against the number one cause of death in … Read More

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