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Medical News Today: How to tell if a sore throat is from an allergy or a cold

Pain, irritation, scratchiness, and swelling are common symptoms of a sore throat. Allergies, common colds, the flu, and other respiratory infections can all cause a sore throat. Knowing what has caused a sore throat allows a person to treat it more effectively. Sore throats due to allergies, colds, and the flu generally respond well to… Read More »

Gallup Poll Finds Most Americans Satisfied With Their Health, But Health Stats Tell A Darker Story

Getty Getty The Gallup organization released its latest poll assessing Americans’ satisfaction with their lives, and it turns out we’re a generally satisfied bunch. Across most life categories, the majority of people said they’re either “very satisfied” or “somewhat satisfied” with big areas of their lives, including “personal health” – this despite hard-to-avoid statistics describing… Read More »

How to tell if a penis rash is from HIV

Similarly to other viral infections, an early symptom of HIV is a rash that can appear anywhere on the body, including the penis. When HIV causes a rash, it appears as a flat red patch with small red bumps. Itchiness is the primary symptom of an HIV rash. HIV rashes typically appear on the upper… Read More »