Dr. Maria Simbra

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Debunking SPF: Study Shows Most Don’t Understand Sun Protection

For years now, when it comes to sunscreen, we have been told to choose one that has the best SPF for us – the higher the number, the better the protection.

06/18/2015

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New Study Looks At Treating Appendicitis With Antibiotics

For years, we’ve thought the only way to treat appendicitis was to remove the appendix. Well, what if you could treat it simply with antibiotics?

06/16/2015

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FBI Investigating Johnson & Johnson Over Morcellators

The FBI is now investigating Johnson & Johnson over a device used to treat thousands of women for a common problem.

06/15/2015

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State Health Department Releases Alarming Lyme Disease Statistics

With more attention being paid to Lyme disease, the State Department of Health released some alarming new statistics today.

06/10/2015

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New Trial To Start Soon For Cancer Patients Out Of Treatment Options

For people whose cancer has stopped responding to standard therapy and are out of treatment options, a new trial is starting soon called the NCI-MATCH trial.

06/03/2015

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Doctors Seeing Rise In ‘Hatred Of Sound’ Condition

Nails on a chalkboard is a sound that just about everybody hates. But what if almost every sound you heard made you angry or anxious?

06/03/2015

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School Dismissal Time Could Be Dangerous For Kids If Not Paying Attention

When it comes to kids having traumatic injuries, there is a time of day they’re at the highest risk – school dismissal time.

05/26/2015

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Milk A Hidden Danger In Dark Chocolate For Those With Allergies

Chocolate a common source of hidden milk. And milk is a common reason for allergic reactions.

05/22/2015

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New Topical Cream Helps To Reduce Rosacea Symptoms

If you are embarrassed by your skin, there’s a new, easy treatment that could give you clearer skin immediately.

05/20/2015

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Some Younger Women Being Blindsided By Silent Killer – Heart Disease

Younger women – some as young as their 20’s – are being blindsided by a silent killer.

05/19/2015

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Does Athletic Tape Work, Or Is It A Case Of Placebo Effect?

If you’re an athlete, or have a nagging injury, you’ve probably seen the ads. Athletic tape – like KT Tape – claims to reduce pain and cure your aches. But does it work?

05/14/2015

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Consumer Reports Puts Sunscreens To The Test

Most dermatologists recommend using a sunscreen that delivers an SPF, or sun protection factor, of 30 of higher.

05/14/2015

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Study Shows Mouth Exercises Could Decrease Snoring

To stop snoring, could a strong tongue be the secret?

05/12/2015

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Brain Balance Program Claims To Help Children With Learning & Behavior Problems

When other things don’t work, a local company claims to have the solution to learning and behavior problems for kids.

05/12/2015

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Crowd Sourcing Site Lets Group Review Your Medical Condition

Would you use the wisdom of crowds to diagnose your medical condition?

05/04/2015

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