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Month: May 2018

What causes pale gums?

The gums can turn pale for several reasons. Pale gums around the teeth may indicate anemia, which is often caused by a lack of iron, folate, or vitamin B12. If the gums are painful and the paleness is patchy or web-like, the cause may be more severe. Here, learn about underlying conditions and when to see a doctor. Source...

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What to know about otomycosis

Otomycosis is a fungal infection in the outer ear canal, usually caused by the Aspergillus fungus. It can be painful, causing inflammation, flaking skin, and ear discharge. Otomycosis usually responds well to antifungal eardrops or creams. Learn about otomycosis here and how it can become chronic. Source...

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Merrick Pet Care Voluntarily Recalls Limited Amount of Castor & Pollux Good Buddy And Merrick Backcountry Treats Containing Beef Due To Potentially Elevated Levels Of Thyroid Hormone

May 23, 2018 – Merrick Pet Care, of Amarillo, Texas, is initiating a voluntary recall of a limited amount of beef dog treat varieties due to the potential that they contain elevated levels of a naturally-occurring beef thyroid hormone. Dogs consuming high levels of beef thyroid hormone may exhibit the following symptoms: increased thirst and urination, weight loss, increased heart rate and restlessness. These symptoms may resolve when consumption decreases. If a dog consumes high levels for a long period of time, these symptoms may increase in severity and may include vomiting, diarrhea and rapid or labored breathing. If your...

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What is the difference between a cyst and a tumor?

While cysts and tumors may look and feel similar, there are key differences. Hearing the word “tumor” may be frightening, but many tumors are benign, and while some cysts are harmless, others can cause problems. In this article, learn the difference between cysts and tumors. We also describe conditions that cause them. Source...

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This Blackberry Tapenade Recipe Is A Sophisticated Appetizer That Will WOW Friends At Your Next Party!

Are you looking for a unique appetizer to serving to your party guests that will impress them? This will make a splash at your next get-together and your friends will wonder when you became such a culinary expert! It’s chocked full of nourishing goodness, too! As outlined, makes about 8 ounces of tapenade. Simply increase the fixings to serve larger crowds! Ingredients 1 tsp. capers 1/2 cup kalamata olives, pitted 1/4 cup dried figs 1/4 cup flat leaf parsley 1 garlic clove 1/4 cup kohlrabi 1/4 cup blackberry preserves 1 scoop Life’s Abundance Greens Blend 3 Tbsp. olive oil 1...

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