Medical News Today: Diabetes overtreatment seriously endangers health

People with diabetes, particularly those with type 1 diabetes, may have an increased risk of hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) if they receive too much glucose lowering therapy. New research now warns that many people with diabetes face that risk. Many people receive too intensive a treatment for diabetes. In 2018, Medical News Today reported on…

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Spraying Antibiotics to Fight Citrus Scourge Doesn’t Help, Study Finds

When the Environmental Protection Agency approved the spraying of certain antibiotics three years ago to fight a deadly bacterial infection decimating Florida’s orange groves, growers thought they might have found a silver bullet. But public health advocates reacted with alarm, warning that the large-scale use of medically important drugs in agriculture could help fuel antibiotic…

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Medical News Today: How to use essential oils for scars

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Banana Republic is Launching a Clothing Rental Service

Conjuring up the energy to physically shop in stores is an obstacle in itself. Today, it’s all about clothing rental services such as Rent the Runway, which allow shoppers to «borrow» clothes for a small price each month. On Friday, August 16, Banana Republic announced that it’s making its first foray into the rental world…

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Medical News Today: What can cause rectal pain?

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Older People Need Rides. Why Aren’t They Using Uber and Lyft?

Martin Gerstell treasures his Thursday morning volunteer stint at the National Gallery of Art, where he fields questions at the main information desk. He patiently responds when visitors ask about the current exhibits, whether the paintings are real, where the bathrooms are. Usually, fellow volunteers give him a ride from his assisted living residence in…

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The Best and Easiest Vacation Meal

Out east on Long Island, where I’m spending a little down time, there’s no shortage of fishmongers. You can find a few in nearly every town. Interestingly, on the North Fork, fish shops limit their stock to local catches and shellfish. On the South Fork, in the Hamptons, most shops catering to summer tourists take…

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The Fruit Yotam Ottolenghi Longs to Cook With

LONDON — “Although I could not quite say that figs are my favorite fruit,” wrote the food writer Jane Grigson, “they are the fruit I most long for, that I have never had enough of.” Grigson, who died in 1990, found the climate of her native 20th-century Britain, which allowed fig trees to grow but without…

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Can a yeast infection cause bleeding?

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Should You Get a Scary UV Photo of Your Skin Damage?

Witney Carson McAllister, 25, a ballroom dancer from Salt Lake City who won the 19th season of “Dancing With the Stars,” knows to the naked eye her complexion seems smooth, silky and blemish-free. “If you saw my skin you wouldn’t think I had any damage,” she said. But as a survivor of skin cancer, she…

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