Swollen Legs and Ankles with Red Blotches

If you’ve begun to notice an abnormal amount of swelling in your legs and ankles, you may want to schedule an appointment with your primary care physician. Swollen legs and ankles along with red blotchy skin can occur for a variety of reasons, but several may require examination and treatment.

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What Does a Persistent Cough Mean?

Is your cough something to worry about? Everyone picks up a cough from time to time, but when that cough lingers on for more than two weeks, alarm bells may start sounding in your head. Here’s how to know what your persistent cough could be mean.

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What Does a Physical Consist Of?

Physicals are a chance for your primary care physician to give your body its regular check-up, checking for any abnormalities or areas of concern and answering any questions you may have.

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Is Saturated Fat Bad for You?

Saturated fats have a bad reputation. Why is that? We’ll look at what saturated fat is, what kinds of foods have it and why you should keep your consumption to a minimum.

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When to Visit the ER for Food Poisoning

The symptoms of food poisoning arrive quickly and without warning. Learn more about food poisoning so that you can recognize if a trip to the ER is needed.

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How Much Does an MRI Cost?

If this is the first time your doctor has recommended getting an MRI, you may be wondering about the costs associated with this procedure. Here’s what to know about the cost and benefits of getting an MRI.

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Do I Have a Cold Sore or Chapped Lips?

How can you tell the difference between a cold sore and simple chapped lips? It’s important to know before you risk the chance of possibly spreading cold sores to those around you.

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How to Determine Your Max Heart Rate

Having more knowledge about your heart rate is a great way to monitor overall health and condition. The American Heart Association recommends these simple techniques for learning your max and resting heart rate.

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Are Energy Drinks Safe?

Energy drinks have been around for decades. However, a growing body of research has shown that energy drinks can have serious negative health consequences, especially for children and young adults.

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Getting Stomach Flu Treatment

Stomach flu is an intestinal infection that can cause a lot of pain. Here’s what you need to know to get proper stomach flu treatment.

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