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A woman pinching her nose while holding her breath. (Photo: Masterfile)

What’s Up with Hiccups?

Causes, Cures of Hiccups Remain Elusive Everyone gets hiccups. And nearly everyone has a theory about the cause and the cure. “We don’t know for sure what causes them,” said Dr. Stacey Milunic, a family medicine physician at Penn State Health. “It’s not well understood.” What
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A closeup of a medical technicial at a monitor watching results of a far away woman getting a mammogram. (Photo: UIG via Getty Images)

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Myths and Facts About Breast Cancer October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The National Cancer Institute estimates 266,000 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in 2018 — that’s one in eight women. More than 40,000 will die from the disease this year. The earlier breast
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Neuropathy is when small blood vessels supplying the nerves get damaged by diabetes and begin to die. (Photo: Thinkstock)

Foot Pain

Diabetes Sparks a Rise in Neuropathy Autonomic and small fiber neuropathy used to be considered rare conditions. But with approximately 30 million Americans affected by diabetes – one of the main underlying causes for these diseases – it is an emerging problem. Both types of
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