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Aging Well

The Best Sun Protection Plan for Rain or Shine

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month — do you know how to keep yourself healthy in the sun? You probably know you should be using an SPF product to...

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Quirky Questions: Can sugar really make kids hyperactive?

At one time or another we’ve all seen kids get excited and more frenetic after having that slice (or two) of birthday cake or after having an...

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Eat Well

Quirky Questions: Do I really need to drink 8 glasses of water a day?

If there’s one health recommendation that everyone seems to know, it would probably be to drink eight glasses of water a day, which is also known as...

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Quirky Questions: What causes a charley horse?

While the origin of the term “charley horse” is unclear, its meaning is all too familiar: a sudden, involuntary spasm or cramp of a large muscle,...

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Live Well

Quirky Questions: Do birth control pills work like Plan B?

Question: To prevent pregnancy after unprotected sex, can I take several birth control pills at once instead of the morning-after pill? Answer: With very...

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Health News

Top Health Stories of 2012

As we say goodbye to 2012, here’s a look back at the most popular health stories of the year from the One Medical blog. These are the stories you...

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Digestive Health

Quirky Questions: Why does coffee make me poop?

If you notice that your daily coffee ritual is often accompanied by a timely bowel movement, you’re not alone. For some people this can be an...

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Live Well

Quirky Questions: How much body heat do I really lose through my head?

Today let’s consider a perennially popular medical myth, one that continues to circulate year after year as temperatures begin to drop: that 45% of...

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