Author Archives: Manny Alvarez

{FD} Managing diverticulitis with diet

Diverticulitis is a disease caused by small pouches called diverticula in the colon (or large intestine) that bulge outward. Continue reading

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{FD} Looking for melanoma

Nearly everyone has some sort of spot or mole on their body. Continue reading

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{FD} Pay attention to these early signs of ovarian cancer

Ovaries are responsible for the hormones estrogen and progesterone that bring on periods, contribute to feminine anatomy and sustain pregnancy. Continue reading

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{FD} 10 signs that your sniffles are a sinus infection

Suffering through sniffles and a sore throat? Continue reading

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{FD} 10 symptoms of gallbladder problems and what they mean

Have you ever come across someone who has experienced gallstones? Continue reading

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{FD} Are any weight loss supplements considered safe?

Are you trying to drop a few pounds? Continue reading

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{FD} Do you have liver damage?

According to the American Liver Foundation, at least one in ten Americans have some form of liver disease, and many of those living with liver damage remain unaware of the risks to their health until damage reaches a critical point. Continue reading

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{FD} The clot thickens: Causes and prevention of a blood clot

Blood clots happen in your body all the time. Continue reading

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{FD} New drug beats heart disease by reducing inflammation

About every 40 seconds, an American has a heart attack, and almost 15 percent of those heart attacks are fatal. Continue reading

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{FD} 5 types of arthritis and how to tell the difference

Throughout your life, you’ve probably heard an aging person joke about their stiffening joints. Continue reading

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{FD} Is your thyroid sleeping on the job?

The thyroid is one of those functional parts of the body that doesn’t get a lot of attention until it starts having problems. Continue reading

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{FD} Hyperemesis: Is your pregnancy nausea more than morning sickness?

You’ve found out the big news that you’re expecting, and you’re looking forward to watching your baby grow big and strong. Continue reading

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{FD} New report shows lifestyle changes lower cancer risk

The American Cancer Society recommends that people at average risk of colorectal cancer begin routine screening at age 50. Continue reading

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{FD} What is hepatitis?

Taking care of every part of your body is essential, including your liver. Continue reading

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{FD} Will the newest Apple Watch save lives?

At first glance, the Apple Watch Series 3 seems very similar to its predecessor, the Apple Watch 2, which was released just last year. Continue reading

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{FD} Why drinking during pregnancy is still out

For many Americans, alcohol is their social drink of choice. Continue reading

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{FD} Could rare brain-eating amoeba thrive in Irma’s aftermath?

In the aftermath of a hurricane, the media’s initial focus is on property damage and search and rescue operations, but there are long-term effects that can linger for years, long after the media has lost interest in recovering areas. Continue reading

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{FD} Connecting the dots between HPV and oral cancer

Nobody likes the sound of an infection dubbed the human papillomavirus (or HPV). Continue reading

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{FD} Hurricane Irma: How to prepare for health effects

At just the beginning of hurricane season, several major storms have already posed devastating threats to the U.S. As you know, Hurricane Harvey took a serious gouge out of Texas recently, flooding many low-risk streets, taking lives, demolishing homes… Continue reading

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{FD} How to keep your kids safe at the dentist

After the tragic death of 3-year old Daleyza Hernandez Avila earlier this summer, the safety of children undergoing anesthesia for common dental procedures has attracted national attention. Continue reading

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{FD} Coffee’s health benefits — defending your cup of joe

How do you feel about coffee? Continue reading

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{FD} Why it’s difficult to diagnose liver cancer

You know how important your digestive system is to your life, but you might not think about its importance in your normal day to day. Continue reading

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{FD} Are stem cells the key to anti-aging treatments?

There’s a huge market for diet products, cosmetics, and supplements claiming to help you look and feel younger Continue reading

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{FD} How to recognize and treat pancreatic cancer

This year, thousands of people will be diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. Continue reading

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{FD} New breakthrough in understanding chronic fatigue syndrome

New research holds out hope for those suffering from an insidious and debilitating illness known as chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), or myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME). Continue reading

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{FD} Beware of drinking alcohol abroad

Going on vacation is an exciting time, especially if you’ve planned a trip abroad. Continue reading

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{FD} Is waxing safe during pregnancy?

While you’re thanking your changing hormones for that pregnancy “glow” – fast-growing nails, extra hair, and luminous skin – you may also notice some less exciting changes. Continue reading

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{FD} The battle against hospital-acquired infections

When you go to the hospital, you expect safe care, helpful staff, and a clean environment. Continue reading

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{FD} How to get the most from massage therapy

Massage is a popular form of relaxation and therapy for the body and mind. Continue reading

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{FD} Breaking free from stress fractures

When working out, you might like to test your limits, pushing yourself one more mile or adding another weight to your routine. Continue reading

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{FD} Cosmetic surgery: The real dangers of fat injections

In recent years, people have embraced the fact that they can change their bodies through surgery. Continue reading

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