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What you need to know about hospitals nationwide promoting free hernia screenings

The ad pictured above was for a Chicago-area hospital.  But such marketing is popping up all over the U.S.  It’s happening not just in paid-for ads and marketing, but also in supposedly independently vetted journalism. Here are just a few of many examples you can find online. In Amarillo, Texas, a TV news anchor presented… Read More »

Testicular cancer symptoms: Three signs of the life-threatening condition you need to know

Testicular cancer tends to mostly affect men between the ages of 15 and 49. The symptoms can be similar to other conditions that affect the testicles, like infections. But If you experience any symptoms in the testicles you should always get checked out by your GP. Cancer Research UK outlines the three main symptoms of… Read More »

Medical News Today: Pain at big toe joint: Everything you need to know

People may experience pain at the big toe joint as a result of many common problems, including arthritis, injuries, and bunions. The pain can make everyday activities, including walking, more challenging. The metatarsophalangeal (MTP) joint attaches the big toe to the foot. This joint is vital for supporting the body and allowing the toe to… Read More »