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how does taping help prevent injury?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Taping: Provides support without adding bulk.

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Can taking bovine colostrum be used to get rid of illness?

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Dr. Michael Sparacino
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Ineffective: Unfortunately scientific studies have shown it to be no better than placebo. Beware of advertisements.
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How can I help prevent the cells in my body from dying prematurely?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Healthy living: There is no one step, medication, diet or other item that will address that. Caloric restriction, exercise, low saturated fat intake, no use of tobacco, and no more than one alcoholic drink a day, getting adequate sleep, maintaining a positive attitude, having a good circle of friends my be conducive to healthful life.
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What are some common college cheerleading injuries?

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Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Extremity injuries: Cheerleading is physical and with the acrobatics performed extremity injuries are the most common. However although not as common I do see a reasonable amont of head trauma and neck injuries. Especially in cheerleaders doing pyramids.
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A 20-year-old male asked:

I have natural dark lips but my colour is not so dark , how to get rid of dark lips . I want it to turn reddish .?

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Dr. Jeffrey Pollard
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 21 years experience
Lip Color: The color of your lips is determined by the pigment in your skin and the blood flow beneath the skin. There is no way to "change" the color of your lips other than with camouflage techniques like temporary or permanent make-up. Hope this helps!
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How can I get rid of angular cheilitis?

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Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry 54 years experience
The cause first...: There are many causes of angular cheilits and therefore treatment varies accordingly. The most common cause is simply dry skin or some irritation followed by constant lip licking. Denture wearers with an over-closed bite is another common cause. Fungal infections, more commonly and vitamin deficiency, less frequently. If this is a recurrent probem see a dentist and\or physician.

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