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A Less-Invasive, Safer Glaucoma Treatment That Can Help Restore Vision

Lynette Hoehn had glaucoma in both of her eyes. After trying several different therapies, she underwent a special procedure that help restore her vision.

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How You (or Your Child) Can Avoid Common Hockey Injuries

Keep your hockey player safe and injury-free this season by following these tips from the experts at UH Sports Medicine.

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5 Things You Need to Know About Preventing Cervical Cancer

The good news about cervical cancer is that it’s completely preventable through the HPV vaccine and screening.

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How Small Amounts of Activity Can Reap Big Health Benefits

Recently released recommendations say physical activity has immediate health benefits, and can reduce blood pressure and anxiety and improve sleep quality and insulin sensitivity.

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When CPAP Doesn't Work: Another Option for Sleep Apnea

Many people find a CPAP machine too noisy or too uncomfortable for sleep. A recently approved treatment called Inspire therapy may help people who want to avoid surgery for sleep apnea.

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Enlarged Prostate? This Treatment Can Help You Avoid Sexual Side Effects

Medicine can relieve symptoms of an enlarged prostate, but may cause sexual side effects, such as ejaculation problems and erectile dysfunction. Learn how one treatment option can avoid these side effects.

Is It Strep Throat? How to Tell

Your child is saying that his or her throat hurts, but how do you know if it's something more serious, like strep throat? Check out our symptom guide.

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Leading-Edge Tech Helps Teen With Type 1 Diabetes Live a Busy Life

The constant rigor of managing the disease can be challenging for a young person. How high-tech is helping one patient.

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