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Brian Jungen

Brian Jungen writes about health and wellness for publications like WebMD, AARP, Shape, Woman’s Day, Arthritis Today and Costco Connection among others. He graduated from Capella University in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
5 ways to avoid summer weight gain

5 Ways To Avoid Summer Weight Gain

Summer’s breezy vibe may tempt you to give your diet a vacation, but wait! Here are some easy ways to keep your weight in...
Montgomery most sexually diseased

CDC Data Says Montgomery Most Sexually Diseased US City,

Montgomery, Ala., has more cases of syphilis, gonorrhea and chlamydia than large U.S. cities like Baltimore, Philadelphia and New Orleans, according to a report...
Hero Doc Reflects On Surviving Ebola

A Year Later: Hero Doc Reflects On Surviving Ebola

Nearly a year ago, Dr. Kent Brantly became the first American Ebola patient to return to the United States for treatment during the West...
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15 Weird Risk Factors For Kidney Stones

Anyone who's ever passed a kidney stone before has probably wondered how something so small (usually, anyway!) can cause so much pain. Unfair, we...
Child tooth removal

Child Tooth Removal ‘At Crisis Point’, Doctors Warn

Doctors are calling for urgent action to reduce the number of children needing to have rotten teeth removed under general anaesthetic in hospital. Nearly 26,000...
Insulin pump may cut risk

Insulin Pump May Cut Risk Of Heart Disease Deaths With Diabetes

People with type 1 diabetes must control their blood sugar with insulin, but getting it automatically from an implanted pump may also help to...
Mass vaccination call to

Mass Vaccination Call To ‘Make Rabies History’

Greater effort needs to be put into vaccinating dogs against rabies in order to save lives, health experts say.Up to 60,000 people die from...
South Korea Reports New Mers Case

South Korea Reports New Mers Case After Four-Day Pause

South Korea has reported a new case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (Mers), the first after a four-day break in infections.A total of 183...
Liberia quarantine after death

Ebola Crisis: Liberia Quarantine After Death

Liberia's authorities have quarantined the area where a 17-year-old boy died of Ebola.This is the first reported case of Ebola in Liberia since it...
Pancreatic cancer blood

Pancreatic Cancer Blood Test Breakthrough

Scientists believe they are close to a blood test for pancreatic cancer - one of the hardest tumours to detect and treat.The test, which...