Mammogram

A mammogram is an x-ray picture of the breast. It can be used to check for breast cancer in women who have no signs or symptoms of the disease. It can also be used if you have a lump or other sign of breast cancer.

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Influenza vaccine

The flu is a contagious respiratory disease caused by an influenza virus. Thousands of people die each year from the flu or its complications. Most of those who die are the elderly, young children, or people with weakened immune system.

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Diabetes Mellitus

All types of diabetes mellitus have something in common. Normally, your body breaks down the sugars and carbohydrates you eat into a special sugar called glucose. Glucose fuels the cells in your body.

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Hypercholesterolemia

Cholesterol itself isn't bad. We all have and need this wax-like substance in our bodies. Learn about the so-called "good" and "bad" cholesterol, where it comes from, and why it's important for your health.

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Nov 1, 2013

Health Tip: Factors That May Aggravate Acne in Women


Some are avoidable, others aren't
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Acne, the most common skin disease, is not a dangerous condition. But it can lead to permanent scarring.

Womenshealth.gov says these factors can trigger bouts of acne in women:

  • Changes in hormone levels during puberty.
  • Changes in hormone levels during menstruation, or after discontinuing birth control pills.
  • Taking certain medications, including some antidepressants and epilepsy drugs.
  • Wearing makeup.
  • Friction or pressure applied to the skin.
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Nov 4, 2013
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While cancers of the lips, cheek, palate and tongue are less common than other cancers, they can be fatal. However, early detection and treatment can improve your chances for survival and recovery dramatically, according to doctors at Washington University.
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