Warts vs. Corns. What’s the Difference?

Plantar warts and corns can be unsightly. They both can appear on the feet and have a similar appearance. Despite some similarities, they are not the same. Their appearance, where they are located on the foot, and their primary cause are some differentiating factors. Here’s how to tell them apart. What is a Plantar Wart? …

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About Your Liver

The liver is the body’s largest solid organ. Weighing around 3 pounds in adulthood, it is roughly the size of a football. It has many essential metabolic functions, converting what we eat into substances our body can use, storing them until they need to be used. Your liver is an amazing organ. Here are five …

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Caregiver Burnout

The symptoms of schizophrenia include delusions, hallucinations, and disorganized behavior. These symptoms interfere with work, self-care, and interpersonal relationships for an extended period. Watching your loved one deal with schizophrenia can be draining along with the physical requirements needed each day. Caregiver burnout is real, and if left unchecked, it can be detrimental not only to the …

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Summertime and Kidney Care

Sunblock, towels, water, and sunglasses are some of the things to remember to bring along during those adventurous summer outings. If you have kidney disease, keeping yourself safe, involves a little more. Your kidneys filter waste and excess fluid from your blood. Kidney disease compromises your ability to perform those essential functions. If you have kidney …

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Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness- Memory Screenings

June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month and focuses on spreading awareness around what you can do to help end Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. There is no better time to take control of your brain health by learning more about dementia-related memory loss, and why you should get a memory screen. Memory Loss: When …

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The Sad Truth About COVID-19 and Schizophrenia

As the World Health Organization (WHO) and governments scramble to flatten the curve of COVID-19, a one-size-fits-all approach has been taken with the general populace. For those in certain marginalized groups such as individuals with schizophrenia and other related disorders, these strategies may be less effective. Schizophrenia can be unpredictable in the best of times, …

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6 Signs that Point to Low T

The male sex hormone, testosterone, is a vital component in male sexual health and development. In addition, testosterone aids in the development of masculine features like facial and body hair, a deeper voice, and stronger muscles. Although testosterone levels naturally decrease with age, there is a point where you can have a deficiency, which can …

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