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If You're Doing This In Your Sleep, It's Time To See A Doctor

If You’re Doing This In Your Sleep, It’s Time To See A Doctor

Stress. Anxiety. Noisy neighbors. Blanket-hogging partners. With the list of things that can disturb a person’s sleep being more of a scroll, it’s no wonder an estimated 50 to 70 million Americans are affected by sleep-related problems, according to the American Sleep Apnea Association. Included on that list might be symptoms you don’t even know …

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Woman denied a colonoscopy by her doctor died of colon cancer at 39, friend says in viral Twitter thread

Woman denied a colonoscopy by her doctor died of colon cancer at 39, friend says in viral Twitter thread

“‘A friend of mine died of colon cancer this week. She was 39. Two years ago, after marrying her incredible wife, she asked her doc for a colonoscopy. Her father had died young of colon cancer, putting my friend at higher risk, and it was on her mind. She wanted a screening. She was told …

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I am a Doctor and Beg You Never Do These 5 Things — Eat This Not That

I am a Doctor and Beg You Never Do These 5 Things — Eat This Not That

When it comes to your health and wellbeing, what you don’t do can be as important as what you are doing. “A healthy lifestyle is key to a long, healthy life, and is attainable,” says Monique Tello, MD, MPH. “Success may require some thoughtful trial and error, but don’t give up! I have seen all …

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I'm a Doctor and I Warn You Not to Go Here Even if it's Open — Eat This Not That

I’m a Doctor and I Warn You Not to Go Here Even if it’s Open — Eat This Not That

While it was nice to think COVID was going away and things were getting back to normal, the reality is the virus hasn’t gone anywhere and in fact cases are rising again. Many states are seeing a surge and new variants continuously emerge. In response to the uptick in cases, the New York Times reports …

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The Doctor Prescribed an Obesity Drug. Her Insurer Called It 'Vanity.'

The Doctor Prescribed an Obesity Drug. Her Insurer Called It ‘Vanity.’

Ozempic, or semaglutide, at the home of Maya Cohen, who lost 54 pounds using a drug for which her pharmacy was charging $1,500 a month, at home in Cape Elizabeth, Maine, May 23, 2022. (Ryan David Brown/The New York Times) Maya Cohen’s entree into the world of obesity medicine came as a shock. In despair …

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