Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

Treating male hair loss

Male-patterned hair loss has a genetic component. However, some hair loss can be caused by internal disease or medications. Dermatologists use physical examination, biopsies and blood tests to make a hair loss diagnosis.

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Listeria is rare but dangerous

Listeria is a bacteria that can cause food-borne illness, known as listeriosis. The bacteria can grow in foods such as uncooked meats and vegetables soft, cheeses, and unpasteurized milk. Doctor Steven Gordon of Cleveland Clinic says that although

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Are your kids getting enough sleep?

Sleep is essential for good health, and to promote optimal health for children, the American Academy of Sleep Medicine has released new sleep guidelines. Mayo Clinic experts support the recommendations, because inadequate sleep is associated with

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HIV and AIDS: The push to stop the virus

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 1.1 million people in the United States are living with HIV infection, and one in eight of them don't even know they have it. Mayo Clinic infectious diseases specialist Dr. Sta

'Kids are in the darkness': Clover mother discusses mental health awareness needs

A Clover therapist and the mother of 15-year-old Clover High School student Malaki Prescott, who took his own life on Jan. 29, discuss the need for more mental health awareness and education in schools and in the community.
Amanda Harris Herald Sun