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Q: Are vaccines safe?A: Yes, vaccines are very safe and can prevent serious, even fatal illnesses. Some parents mistakenly believe there is a link between disorders like autism and getting their … more
A: This article is the first contribution in a series of pieces that will address female fertility and gynecologic issues that women face. While many of us received standard health education classes … more
Q: Sometimes I see spots floating in my vision.  I was told these are "floaters".  What are floaters?  Can they be treated? A: There are a few different causes of floaters. The most … more
Q: My eyelid suddenly became swollen, red, and painful. I was told that it may be a stye. How can I treat this? A: Styes are one of the most common … more
Q: My eyelids have started to get droopy and are beginning to interfere with my vision.  It seems that I’m looking through my eyelashes when driving, reading, and watching TV.  … more
Q: My eyes often burn, feel scratchy and appear red. I was told that my eyes are “dry”. What is dry eye and how can it be treated? more
Q: My mother and grandmother have glaucoma. Can I have glaucoma and not know it? How is it diagnosed and treated? A: Glaucoma is a condition in which the optic nerve in the back of the eye becomes … more
A: No, using deodorants or antiperspirants does not increase your risk of breast cancer. Claims linking deodorant/antiperspirant use and breast cancer have been around for many years. The theory … more
A: The family is gathered for Thanksgiving dinner. Young and old are laughing, sharing fond memories and catching up on the latest. It is a warm, joyful scene – unless you notice … more
Did you know that there are certain foods you can eat which help to clean your teeth? In dentistry we look at the impact of food in three ways: the kind of food, how often it is eaten, and when it is … more
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