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New HPV Vaccine Takes Aim at 9 Strains of the Virus

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The current Gardasil vaccine used to protect against the human papillomavirus, or HPV, only covers four strains of the virus. However, a new vaccine promises to protect people against nine different strains of HPV. The Food and Drug Administration gave the green light on Gardasil […]

The CDC Warns of the Dangers of Superbug CRE

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Centers for Disease Control epidemiologists are warning people about a nightmare bacteria called carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae, or CRE. Of the patients who come down with the bacteria infection, half die. The superbug first came on to the scene two years ago. The Centers for Disease Control […]

What is a SMAS Facelift?

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Years ago a facelift procedure consisted of only tightening the skin, and skin is meant to stretch. When only skin is tightened, it is just a matter of time before everything will return to the way it was, possibly in a year or less. Additionally […]

Government Dietary Report Eases Up on Cholesterol

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The Department of Health and Human Services and the Department of Agriculture are making a surprising adjustment to the federal publication “Dietary Guidelines for Americans.” Published every five years, the 2015 issue states the previously recommended limited intake of cholesterol is no long in place. […]