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Feb 13, 2018 / No Comments

The belief that milk might increase the production of mucus has been around for centuries. However, this seems to be more myth than fact. Experts believe that although drinking milk may make …

Sep 10, 2017 / 1 Comment

By Karen Flemming, NP Internal Medicine For centuries people have tried to alleviate the headache, dry mouth, and other unpleasant symptoms of a hangover. Unfortunately, no one has discovered …

Jun 10, 2017 / 1 Comment

Yes, yawning really is contagious – both among people and animals. Even viewing a photo of someone yawning can make people more likely to yawn. However, scientists are still …

May 2, 2017 / No Comments

Chocolate lovers can rejoice. Contrary to popular belief, there is no known connection between food and acne. Scientists have found that acne is caused by a person’s genetics, oil …

Oct 11, 2016 / No Comments

Unfortunately the answer is yes. Not only are some houseplants poisonous (such as lilies and philodendron) the moist soil inside planted pots can also be a breeding ground for …

Feb 19, 2016 / No Comments

The fact is, in the United States, more women die of heart disease than cancer, making it the leading cause of death for women in our country. Although people …