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Attack of the kidney stone, part 1

| November 19, 2014

George laid up with an 8-mm kidney stone proclaims such stones "adultney stones" -- it "takes a real man to pass them." Wendy: "We're both a little stressed and worried about how this is all ...

Health-insurance exchange enrollment open through Feb. 15

| November 18, 2014

Now is the time those purchasing health insurance on the exchange to browse and/or enroll or update prior purchased plans. For the coming tax year, penalties for not carrying health insurance are roughly double those ...

POLL: Will you buy health insurance on the exchanges this year?

| November 17, 2014

The health-insurance exchanges under the Affordable Care Act, or "Obamacare," are back open for a three-month period. What are your plans for health-insurance coverage this year?

Breast cancer awareness guide for – that’s right – men

| November 11, 2014

Lack of awareness is one contributing factor to late detection. A number of men don't think they can get breast cancer, and because of the rarity, there is unlikely to be any benefit in screening ...

Is it really depression?

| October 21, 2014

The most important thing to remember about depression is that “it's not all in your head.” If you are having feelings of overpowering sadness that persist for long periods of time, get a tune-up and ...

Diagnosis on the road

| October 08, 2014

George gets an in-grown toenail: After Wendy advises that he smell his sock...: "Sometimes, medical advice goes unheeded on the road."

A silent killer: Pancreatitis

| September 23, 2014

Eat a balanced diet, avoid excessive animal fats, drink plenty of water, get plenty of exercise, don't smoke, and drink alcohol only in moderation to keep your pancreas happy.

Feeding the mind and body with color

| September 13, 2014

Eating a variety of colorful food provides vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants to nourish your body. Here find a breakdown of colorful foods and the nutrients therein.

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