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What Medical Problems Does Alcohol Cause?

What Are the Medical Effects of Alcoholism?

Think the worst that alcohol can do to you is give you a hangover? Tell that to 35-year-old Beverley Pickorer (pictured), whose decade-long alcohol addiction led to a range of medical problems — chiefly cirrhosis (scarring of the liver) — that have left her bed-ridden and looking literally twice her age. And don’t think that […]

Top 10 Medical Reasons Why People Visit Doctors

Top 10 Medical Reasons Why People Visit Doctors

Just like it’s important for store owners to know which merchandise customers buy the most, it’s important for doctors and other medical professionals to know which conditions patients most often want treated. This knowledge can help a medical staff allocate resources and be prepared to answer questions, provide treatment and keep informed of the latest […]