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    This is What Years of Medical Misdiagnosis Looks Like

    Chaz Frazier was fresh out of college with a degree in broadcast journalism from Arizona State University when he landed a dream first job as weekend sports anchor at the ABC affiliate in Peoria, Illinois. Growing up in San Bernardino, California, Frazier had enjoyed playing basketball and football, and now, through a stroke of good […] More

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    These Four Conditions Can Be Misdiagnosed For Years On End

    Scary but true: Most of us will experience at least one medical misdiagnosis in our lifetime, “sometimes with devastating consequences,” according to a new study published in the journal Diagnosis. Some 12 million Americans are affected in primary care alone. No one’s saying it’s intentional, of course. Some conditions can be vexing for health care […] More

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    9 Chronic Pain Warriors You Should Be Following on Instagram

    Living with chronic pain can often be an isolating and lonely battle. Thankfully, social media has become an amazing outlet for sharing honest experiences and breaking the stigma associated with any number of diseases. Here are 9 women dealing with chronic pain or autoimmune disease, while remaining an inspiration to all their followers–both sufferers and […] More

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    How We Can Stop the Spread of Coronavirus by Christmas

    We are at war with a virus that is currently winning by taking two 9/11’s worth of victims every week–by Christmas it could be three. There is no question that if 1,000 Americans were dying each day in a war, we would act swiftly and decisively. Yet, we are not. This should not be about […] More

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    Pfizer to Seek FDA Authorization for COVID-19 Vaccine

    Pfizer and BioNTech expect to ask for emergency permission within a matter of days to start distributing their COVID-19 vaccine, the companies said Wednesday–as they released a trove of new data showing the vaccine is about 95% effective. A request to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), which evaluates all new medications brought to market, […] More

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    COVID-19 Worse Than Ever in the US. We Aren’t Acting Like It

    Nothing about the current COVID-19 explosion should come as a surprise. As the virus spread throughout summer and fall, experts repeatedly warned winter would be worse. They cautioned that a cold-weather return to indoor socializing, particularly around the holidays, could turn a steady burn into a wildfire. Throw in a lame-duck President, wildly differing approaches […] More

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    Can the World’s Doctors Survive Another Wave of COVID-19?

    The weight of the pandemic first caught up with New York City ER physician Jane Kim in April. After spending weeks caring for seriously ill patients, she learned of four deaths among her “work family.” Three died of the virus, another from suicide. Her grief “halted” her, she says: “You can’t think. You can’t move. […] More

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    What You Need to Know About Not Wearing Underwear

    Taking off your underwear is liberating. Your balls can finally breathe! Surveys show that between 5% and 7% of men don’t wear underwear at all. And they just might be onto something because going commando can definitely be beneficial. It can allow more air circulation, lower the risk for infections, and even help with sperm […] More

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    How I Stopped Living in Fear of my Rare Skin Condition Flaring Up

    Late one night in 2015, Adam Hatten was doing what he often did in those days: mining the depths of the internet for clues as to what was behind the mysterious skin condition he had lived with since he was a teenager. At 27, Hatten, an elementary school teacher in Great Bend, Kansas, had accepted […] More

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    Why Can’t I Grow a Mustache? Facial Hair Tips for Men

    I ONCE SPENT three weeks in my early 20s actively trying to increase the fullness of my beard. My plan did not involve taking supplements or applying creams, but more drastic measures: a steady diet of scotch and Clint Eastwood movies. Despite all the Macallan single malt and Dirty Harry, my beard didn’t grow any […] More

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    How Long Does A Hangover Last? What to Know About Two-Day Hangovers

    The first thing you wonder after waking up after a Rough Night-style evening: Uh, how long does a hangover last again? (And why did I drink last night?!) Typically, hangovers only last the morning (like, until you finally get around to eating breakfast)–at most 24 hours. But sometimes, those after-effects of a night of drinking […] More

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    The 18 Best Keto-Friendly Cereals You Can Buy – Low-Carb Cereals

    When you opted to try the keto diet, you knew you would have to cut waaaay back on carbs. But one meal of the day in particular tends to be pretty carb-heavy–breakfast. Hello, bagels, pastries, pancakes, donuts, waffles, and…beloved cereal. “Cereal by definition is a grain, which is a high-carb food,” says Danielle Schaub, RD, […] More