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13 Surprising Reasons You Might Not Be Able to Donate Blood

Everyday Wellness Donating blood is a generous—not to mention necessary—act, but there are several restrictions on giving that protect you and future recipients of your gift. The medications you’re taking Pixel-Shot/Shutterstock Most medications won’t disqualify you from being able to donate blood, but some may require a waiting period after your final dose. “If you’re… Read More »

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Type 2 Diabetes Med Might Not Harm Bones After All

By Serena Gordon HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Jan. 3, 2019 (HealthDay News) — If you have type 2 diabetes and you’re taking canagliflozin to help control your blood sugar, a new study has some good news for you: The drug doesn’t appear to raise the risk of bone fractures. Previously, research had suggested this might be… Read More »

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Bed bugs: Four signs you might have an infestation in your home

Bed bugs are blood-sucking insects that crawl out at night and bite exposed skin. During the day they hide away in cracks and crevices in beds and furniture. Adult bed bugs can grow up to 5mm long, so they are visible to the human eye. However, due to their ability to hide in tight spaces,… Read More »

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