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Ketamine was once used mainly as an anesthetic on battlefields and in operating rooms. Now this medication is gaining ground as a promising treatment...

What Is Primary Ovarian Insufficiency or Primary Ovarian Failure :Causes ,Symptoms...

What is Premature Ovarian Failure Learning about your fertility issues is always heartbreaking. In this article, we will discuss primary ovarian failure. This condition affects...

Public policies to stop kids from drinking sugary drinks

Added sugar is bad for kids. It can lead to cavities, obesity, diabetes, and heart disease. That’s why it’s recommended that children get no...

Herpes infection of the cornea

The clear tissue at the front of the eye is known as the cornea, and it must remain crystal clear in order for an...

What causes kidney stones (and what to do)

Stone disease has plagued humanity since ancient times. Kidney stones have been identified in Egyptian mummies. The Hippocratic oath describes their treatment: “I will...

Treating constipation with biofeedback for the pelvic floor

Constipation is often clinically defined as having three or fewer bowel movements a week. Sometimes this is about expectations; people generally feel like they’re...

Microbiome: The first 1,000 days

In the United States and other developed countries, we have seen a shift over the past several decades in the types of illness people...

Young children are swallowing objects twice as often as before

When my oldest daughter was 3 and my older son was 18 months old, I once entered the living room to find my daughter...

Big problems for big toe joints

Big toe joint problems aren’t fun, as many people know from personal experience. Red, swollen, or misshapen joints can be unsightly. Still worse, though,...

Undoing the harm: Tapering down from high-dose opioids

For many years, health care providers like me were told that we were undertreating pain and that pain was a vital sign that needed...
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