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Ocular Migraine: When to Seek Help

What is an ocular migraine? Is it a sign of something serious? Answers from Jerry W. Swanson, M.D. The term "ocular migraine" can be confusing. It generally means a headache that's accompanied by changes in vision. But the term is often used interchangeably to refer to two different conditions: migraine aura, which usually isn't serious, […]

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Can You Get An STD From Receiving Oral Sex?

Lots of people take heart knowing they can’t get pregnant while performing or receiving oral sex. But that doesn’t mean you should necessarily let your guard down quickly. Oral isn’t entirely risk-free; it’s still entirely possible to get a sexually transmitted infection. In fact, you can orally transmit most STIs, said Dr. Ryan Berglund, a urologist and men’s health […]

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Heart Disease: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments

Overview Heart disease describes a range of conditions that affect your heart. Diseases under the heart disease umbrella include blood vessel diseases, such as coronary artery disease; heart rhythm problems (arrhythmias); and heart defects you're born with (congenital heart defects), among others. The term "heart disease" is often used interchangeably with the term "cardiovascular disease." […]