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What to Do When Your Child Is Terrified of the Dentist

As we emerge from our pandemic cocoons and begin catching up on all the things we either purposefully put off or simply couldn’t fathom attempting over the past year, we may come to the realization that it’s been way too long since a dentist has seen the inside of our kid’s mouth. Whether they’ve got […]

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Does CBD Really Work for Pain?

Products containing CBD are often marketed for pain relief, but there’s no solid evidence that they actually do anything. In fact, the FDA recently issued warning letters to two companies that explicitly make CBD products intended to provide pain relief.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Does CBD Really Work for Pain?

Products containing CBD are often marketed for pain relief, but there’s no solid evidence that they actually do anything. In fact, the FDA recently issued warning letters to two companies that explicitly make CBD products intended to provide pain relief.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Why Men Resist Going to Therapy, And Why We Shouldn’t

Men get depressed, suffer anxiety, and battle suicidal thoughts and urges, yet are far less likely than women to seek therapy. While women are more likely to consult with a therapist, men often downplay their bouts of mental anguish, and often go to extreme lengths to avoid tending to their psychological needs,…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Why Men Resist Going to Therapy, And Why We Shouldn’t

Men get depressed, suffer anxiety, and battle suicidal thoughts and urges, yet are far less likely than women to seek therapy. While women are more likely to consult with a therapist, men often downplay their bouts of mental anguish, and often go to extreme lengths to avoid tending to their psychological needs,…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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How to Get a Free Uber Ride to a COVID-19 Vaccine Appointment at Walgreens

Getting an appointment for a COVID-19 vaccine is hard enough, but for some people, that’s only the first of many challenges in the process. A lot of people aren’t fortunate enough to have their own car, or live in a city where they’re able to reach their vaccine appointment on foot or using public transit […]

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The Medical Screenings All Women Need, and When

No matter how fast medicine moves us towards treatments, preventive medicine will always be the most effective and cheapest way to keep healthy. In this post, we’ll run down some common women’s health screening tests, when you should get them, and what you’re in for when you walk in. (If you’re looking for the same…Read […]

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How Much Should You Contribute to Your FSA?

A flexible spending account (FSA) can be a great way to cover your out-of-pocket medical expenses with pre-tax money—meaning you can save money just by putting funds aside for your medical costs that insurance doesn’t cover. But if you’ve never had one before, you might be confused about how much money to contribute.Read more… Continue […]

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What Would Medicare for All Cost You?

Democratic candidates for president want to overhaul health care. But who will pay for it? That was the question during last night’s fourth primary debate, which featured 12 candidates on one stage vying for attention. But the discussion around health care may have resulted in more questions than answers. A lot of the…Read more… Continue […]

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What Would Medicare for All Cost You?

Democratic candidates for president want to overhaul health care. But who will pay for it? That was the question during last night’s fourth primary debate, which featured 12 candidates on one stage vying for attention. But the discussion around health care may have resulted in more questions than answers. A lot of the…Read more… Continue […]

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What to Ask Your Doctor at Your Next Physical

The next time you visit your doctor for an annual checkup, physical, or Well Woman exam, don’t just bring your insurance card. Arriving at your appointment with the right questions can help you learn more about your overall health, ensure you’re getting the right preventative care, and even ease those late-night…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Easily Share a Parent’s Medical Updates With a Group Using This App

My mother passed away a few years ago after living for roughly 20 years with multiple sclerosis. Over those two decades my siblings and extended family often traded responsibilities when it came to taking her to doctor’s visits, bringing groceries by the house, and helping her with errands she needed to do.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Abortion Is Still Legal in All 50 States

If the recent wave of six-week abortion bans has you utterly terrified and spitting mad, you’re not alone. But it’s important to remember that, as of yet, no laws have changed; despite increasingly severe restrictions in many states, abortion is still a constitutional right. Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Live: Ask the ‘Am I Dying?!’ Doctors Your Pressing Health Questions 

Aaaaand we’re live! Until 2 pm EST, cardiologists Christopher Kelly, M.D., M.S., and Marc Eisenberg, M.D., F.A.C.C.—authors of the Am I Dying?! book—will be in the comments section below to address any health concerns you have. (If you need inspiration, check out our last Q&A with them.)Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Are You Dying? Ask Two Cardiologists Your Health Questions Tomorrow at 1 PM EST

So: That weird clicking sound in your knee is back again. And today, you randomly got nauseated for like an hour but then it went away and now you kinda have a headache. Oh god, didn’t you read somewhere that that’s the sign of an oncoming stroke? Does anyone else smell burned toast?Read more… Continue […]

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