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Localized Swelling

How Do You Get Rid of a Cyst?

The Internet is filled with videos and pictures of people (and doctors!) popping cysts or even lancing the skin to pull out a cyst. Let’s be clear—do not pop, squeeze or lance a cyst—this is not safe. So how do...

Tendonitis: When Tennis Elbow Has You Down for the Game

A painful condition, tendonitis involves inflammation of the tendons—fibrous cords connecting muscles to bones. Commonly occurring in the knees, heels, shoulders, elbows, and wrists, tendonitis leads to swelling and discomfort when moving the affected body part. You might know tendonitis...

What You Need to Know About Bed Bugs, Kissing Bugs and Chagas Disease

“Don’t let the bed bugs bite.” Many of us heard this phrase throughout childhood and probably dismissed it as a silly way to tuck kids into bed. But, believe it or not, bed bugs are real. Kissing bugs are real...

Heart Disease: The #1 Leading Cause of Death

Heart disease is synonymous with cardiovascular disease (CVD) and encompasses a cluster of diseases as well as related complications of the heart and/or blood vessels. Heart disease is the leading cause of death worldwide and kills over 600,000 Americans yearly....

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