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Someone having blood drawn fromtheir arm. (Photo: Getty Images)

From Needle to Vial

The Low-Down on How Blood Work Works Blood tests can diagnose disease, determine organ function and help your doctor see how well treatments are working.   But when it is time to get blood work done, some patients wonder whether it is really a big deal if they eat before
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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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Insurance companies usually cover infertility testing even if they don't cover treatment. (Photo: Dreamstime)

Baby Talk

Many Options Exist for Treating Infertility A medicine used in breast cancer treatment is now considered the best option for treating the most common cause of infertility. Letrozole has been found to increase ovulation in women with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS), a common
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