• Tonsillitis, Strep Throat

    Tonsillitis, Strep Throat

    What is tonsillitis? Tonsils are small masses of tissue on either side of the back of the throat – you can sometimes see them by looking down your throat in front of a mirror. They are part of the ...

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  • Vaccinations For Adults?

    Vaccinations For Adults?

    I was vaccinated as a child against polio and measles etc. I am now in my 60s. Should I get vaccinated again? If so, what shots would you recommend for an adult? In some cases, adults do need re-va...

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  • A Cure for Diabetes?

    A Cure for Diabetes?

    Actually, there is some exciting news from researchers seeking better ways to treat and, perhaps, ultimately, cure diabetes. Doctors in Canada have successfully transplanted donated islet cells – the ...

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  • Are Dental Implants Safe?

    Are Dental Implants Safe?

    Do dental implants negatively affect overall health in the same way crowned teeth can harbor low levels of infections, which affect overall immunity? Is it better to leave a gap? Dental implants ar...

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  • Bugged by a Bad Cold?

    Bugged by a Bad Cold?

    According to a Gallup Poll, in early October, 6.7 percent of Americans reported having a cold, while 2.2 percent were suffering from the flu. That’s about par for the course at this time of year. In a...

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