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  • Medical News Today: How can you unblock your ear? April 19, 2018
    A clogged ear can happen for a variety of reasons. It can be a buildup of wax or caused by a cold or sinus infection. Thankfully, many cases of a clogged ear can be treated with some simple home remedies. These include ear irrigation, steam inhalation, or simply ear drops. Learn about home remedies plus […]
  • Medical News Today: What causes mucus in the chest? April 19, 2018
    Mucus in the chest can cause discomfort and symptoms such as coughing, wheezing, sleep difficulties, and a sore throat. We describe simple, natural home remedies that can help to relieve mucus and inflammation in the chest. Here, learn when to see a doctor and how to use steam and homemade vapor rubs effectively.
  • Medical News Today: Pancreatic cancer: Some blood pressure drugs put women at risk April 19, 2018
    A new study reveals that certain blood pressure drugs are linked with a high risk of pancreatic cancer among postmenopausal women.
  • Medical News Today: What can you eat on a low-carb diet? April 19, 2018
    Lots of people try to lose weight by reducing their intake of carbohydrates. To ensure the diet is a success, it is essential to understand what carbs you can and cannot eat. Find out what to eat, what to avoid, and how to incorporate exercise. This article outlines some of the essential low-carb diet tips […]
  • Medical News Today: Is it lung cancer? This blood test can tell April 19, 2018
    To tell lung cancer from benign tumors, specialists often have to use invasive methods. Yet researchers say that a simple blood test can change that.
  • Medical News Today: Added to chemotherapy, this drug doubles lung cancer survival April 19, 2018
    Adding immunotherapy to chemotherapy doubled survival in a trial of metastatic nonsquamous non-small cell lung cancer lacking EGFR and ALK mutations.
  • Medical News Today: Eight benefits of avocado oil for the skin April 19, 2018
    Cooking with avocado oil has many well-known advantages, but the oil can also benefit the skin. Here, we look at the research behind its many healing properties. Learn how avocado oil can soothe burns, reduce dandruff, moisturize the face, and reduce inflammation. We also describe the best ways to apply it to the skin.
  • Medical News Today: Is it safe to drink alcohol while taking Adderall? April 19, 2018
    There are risks and dangers to drinking alcohol alongside Adderall, a drug commonly used to treat ADHD. Here, we look at why it might be dangerous to drink alcohol while taking Adderall, with or without a prescription. We also describe symptoms and side effects that can occur and when emergency treatment may be needed.