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Varicose veins, the large, blue veins that often pop up on the legs, are common as you age, but certain conditions can cause them, too. What's behind these bulging blood vessels, and how can you treat them?

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Feeling blue might be a temporary thing for most people, but for those with argyria -- a condition that turns your skin grayish-blue -- it's a way of life. How can drinking colloidal silver cause this?

Jaundice Overview

Jaundice technically isn't a disease, but the yellowish tint it casts upon the skin can be a sign of a variety of serious illnesses. Depending on the patient's age, jaundice itself can be harmless -- or deadly.

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