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Aging
Health information especially for seniors.
Winterize your heart
Some people's hearts need extra care when the temperature drops.
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Is there a cure for the wintertime blues?
Seasonal affective disorder can make winter a season of sadness.
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Coping with coughs
A cough is a protective reflex action that helps clear your airways.
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Cold-weather safety for seniors
Cold weather can present special challenges for older adults.
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Is dry, itchy skin a natural part of aging?
How to smooth and soothe dry skin.
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Allergies and asthma
Information on sneezing, wheezing and other breathing problems.
Allergic to indoors
What to do when your allergies happen at home.
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New Year's resolutions need special attention if you have asthma, allergies
Exercise is a great New Year's resolution, but keep safety in mind if you have allergies or asthma.
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Kids with food allergies subject to bullying
Parents of kids who have food allergies should watch for signs that their child is being bullied.
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Understanding contact dermatitis
Inflammation of the skin that results in an itchy or painful rash, red bumps, and sometimes even blisters.
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Medications to treat asthma
The proper medications can help you breathe easier if you have asthma.
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Arthritis
Information on arthritis and other conditions that affect the joints.
Arthritis and the weather
Does cold weather make arthritis worse?
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New rheumatoid arthritis medication approved
The medicine, tofacitinib (brand name Xeljanz), is a new class of RA drug that may help people who haven't responded to methotrexate, a standard RA therapy.
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Finding the right job when you have arthritis
Take the time to find a job that fits your needs and abilities.
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Arthritis on the job
Learn how to cope with arthritis at work.
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What is ankylosing spondylitis?
A type of arthritis that primarily affects the joints of the spine.
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Cancer
Information about cancer types, treatments and prevention strategies.
Chemotherapy: How to protect yourself from infection
If you're receiving chemotherapy, it's vital that you learn how to avoid infections and what to do if one occurs.
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Caffeinated coffee linked to lower risk of dying from mouth, throat cancers
Drinking more than four cups of caffeinated coffee each day may lower the risk of dying from cancers of the mouth or throat, a study suggests—but consuming that much caffeine could cause side effects like anxiety and trouble sleeping.
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Cervical cancer 101
What it is and how it's prevented and treated.
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Caring for yourself after cervical cancer
After treatment ends, healing begins.
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Cervical cancer quiz
Test your knowledge.
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Children and parenting
Tips for keeping kids healthy.
Avoiding illness at school
Tips to help your child avoid illnesses, from food poisoning to the flu.
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Healthy snacks may help kids curb calories
In a study, kids who snacked on cheese and veggies needed far fewer calories to feel full than kids who ate potato chips.
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Keep laundry soap packets away from kids
Little packets of laundry soap may look like toys. But the liquid inside can be toxic.
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Giving medicine to kids
Learn how to give medicine the right way, at the right time and in the right amount.
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What to do when your child has a cold
How to ease the symptoms.
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Diabetes
Helpful tips for people with diabetes.
Diabetes and the flu: A dangerous combination
People who have diabetes are at increased risk for complications if they get the flu.
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Hearing loss more common among people with diabetes, study suggests
A meta-analysis of 13 previous studies found that hearing loss is more common in people who have diabetes than in those who don't have the disease.
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Diabetes: Taking charge of eye disease
Diabetes is the leading cause of new cases of blindness in adults 20 to 74 years of age in the United States.
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Diabetes: Caring for yourself during routine illness
Illnesses such as colds and the flu can affect your blood sugar levels.
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Understanding gastroparesis
A disruption in the digestive process that is often caused by diabetes.
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Health news
Recent research findings and health updates.
Drug abuse generally in decline among teens, survey finds
While fewer teens are drinking, smoking or using drugs overall, experts say there's still more work to do.
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Americans falling short of healthy heart goals, report shows
Americans have made great strides over the last few decades at reducing heart attack and stroke rates. But that could largely unravel unless people get better control over their diet and exercise habits.
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Most people with heartburn don't need upper endoscopy, new guidelines say
"The evidence indicates that upper endoscopy is indicated in patients with heartburn only when accompanied by other serious symptoms, such as difficult or painful swallowing, bleeding, anemia, weight loss, or recurrent vomiting," said David L. Bronson, MD, president of the American College of Physicians.
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'Fake marijuana' responsible for thousands of emergency department visits
“The use of synthetic cannabinoids can cause serious, lasting damage, particularly in young people," said Gil Kerlikowske, director of the Office of Drug Control Policy.
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Mental illness affects many Americans
In the 2011 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, one in five adults said that they had experienced some form of mental illness in the previous year.
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Heart health
Information on heart attack, stroke and other cardiovascular conditions.
Preventing the flu when you have heart disease
If you have heart disease, the flu can cause serious complications.
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Healthy diet important for people with heart trouble
A study found that a healthy diet provided benefits for people who were taking medicine to lower their risk of repeat cardiovascular problems
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Winterize your heart
Some people's hearts need extra care when the temperature drops.
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Transient ischemic attack: A stroke warning you should heed
Taking action when a warning stroke happens can help prevent a later stroke.
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The types of stroke
All strokes disrupt blood flow to the brain, and all strokes are medical emergencies.
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Men's health
Health information especially for men.
Dad's role in a healthy pregnancy
It takes two to make a bouncing baby, and you're half the equation.
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Most people with heartburn don't need upper endoscopy, new guidelines say
"The evidence indicates that upper endoscopy is indicated in patients with heartburn only when accompanied by other serious symptoms, such as difficult or painful swallowing, bleeding, anemia, weight loss, or recurrent vomiting," said David L. Bronson, MD, president of the American College of Physicians.
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Home, clean home
Routine cleaning and disinfecting helps reduce household germs.
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Too sick to work?
If you’re sick, you may do more harm than good in your workplace.
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Is there a cure for the wintertime blues?
Seasonal affective disorder can make winter a season of sadness.
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Nutrition and fitness
Tips for eating right, staying active and maintaining a healthy weight.
How metabolism affects your weight
Burning more calories—even at rest—is possible. Your metabolism holds the key.
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Americans falling short of healthy heart goals, report shows
Americans have made great strides over the last few decades at reducing heart attack and stroke rates. But that could largely unravel unless people get better control over their diet and exercise habits.
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Take a new approach to New Year's weight loss
Long-term lifestyle changes are key to keeping off the pounds.
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How to stop mindless eating
Almost all of us unknowingly overeat—and usually not out of hunger or even because what we’re eating tastes particularly good.
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Weight management quiz
Test your knowledge about weight management.
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Women's health
Health information especially for women.
Taking off holiday weight
You can easily return unwanted gifts, but getting rid of holiday pounds requires a bit more effort.
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Even light smoking boosts women's risk of sudden heart death
Women who smoke 1 to 14 cigarettes a day have nearly twice the risk of sudden cardiac death as those who don't smoke, a study found.
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Can natural remedies cure the common cold?
Many people turn to natural remedies—like echinacea, vitamin C and zinc—as an alternative to treat colds. But do they work? Are they safe?
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Getting ready for an intimate exam
Preparing your mind for tests on private body parts.
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Cervical cancer 101
What it is and how it's prevented and treated.
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