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No More Gout Pain: 5 Easy Steps

Kenneth Saag, MD, The University of Alabama

A first attack of gout tends to strike in the middle of the night, usually in the joint of the big toe. And risk for follow-up attacks is very high.

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Outsmart This Diabetes Treatment Trap

George L. King, MD, Joslin Diabetes Center

To really get control of diabetes, you need to know about the potential trap in using medication and the smart habits that can help you avoid diabetes complications.

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Better Treatment For Social Anxiety

Better treatment for social anxiety. Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) was more effective than antidepressants and other drugs and types of...

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New Harm From Jet Lag

New harm from jet lag. Sleep disturbances associated with jet lag also affect the daily rhythms of intestinal bacteria—a possible reason for the...

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