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Medical News Today: What is the difference between IBS and IBD?

Inflammatory bowel disease and irritable bowel syndrome can both cause abdominal discomfort and diarrhea. Inflammatory bowel disease is the term for a group of inflammatory conditions that affect the digestive tract, which include Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. While the symptoms of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) can be similar, these… Read More »

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The connection between diabetes and hearing loss

More than 30 million Americans have diabetes — if you’re one of them, take note. You may want to keep a close watch on your hearing, too. Research indicates diabetics are more than twice as likely to develop hearing loss than those without the disease.   What is diabetes? Very simply, diabetes inhibits the body’s ability… Read More »

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Healthcare cost variations between regions attributed to price, usage

Healthcare costs can vary greatly from one state to the next, and a new report from the Network for Regional Healthcare Improvement attributes this largely to usage and pricing, examining five states in total — Colorado, Utah, Maryland, Oregon and Minnesota — as well as St. Louis, Missouri. One of the few areas that was… Read More »

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