Sarah Klein

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Should I Get a Second Flu Shot This Year?

Elizabeth Barnett, MD, professor of pediatrics at Boston University School of Medicine explains if a second flu shot is helpful in preventing illness
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Vitamin D and Fish Oil Supplements Do Not Lower Rates of Cancer, According to a New Study

Supplementing with vitamin D or with fish oil did not lower cancer diagnoses or cardiovascular events, according to a five-year study of nearly 26,000 healthy adults
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Flea-Borne Typhus Cases Are Rising in Los Angeles: Here's What You Need to Know

Public officials are warning of an outbreak of typhus, a bacterial disease usually spread by lice or fleas, in the Los Angeles area.
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Black Hairy Tongue Is a Legitimate Medical Condition — but It's Not as Scary as It Looks

The harmless, although unsightly, condition occurs when bumps on the tongue's surface become discolored due to antibiotics or poor oral hygiene
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A New Study Determined the Germiest Place in an Airport — and It Isn't Where You'd Think

A new study from the University of Nottingham and the Finnish National Institute for Health and Welfare pinpoints the germiest spot in the airport
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Aretha Franklin Died of Advanced Neuroendocrine Pancreatic Cancer — What Is It?

Pancreatic cancer starts in cells in the pancreas, a roughly six-inch gland in the abdomen that plays a role in digestion and blood sugar regulation
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Woman Discovers That a Moving Bump on Her Face Is Actually a Live Worm Living Under Her Skin

Doctors removed a live worm living under the facial skin of a 32-year-old woman in Russia.