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Staying on top of guideline changes, treatment advancements, and medication recalls can help you stay healthy. Learn what the latest health and wellness news means for you.

TikTok users creating safety call videos.
TikTokers Are Creating Fake Phone Calls to Keep You Safe
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The Best Way to Improve Your Well-Being? Practicing Mindfulness
Radiation in Chernobyl.
Two Landmark Studies Examine the Effects of Chernobyl Radiation on the Body
Close up of a white person's hands slicing a white mushroom.
Study: Eating More Mushrooms Could Lower Your Cancer Risk by 45%
A white man seated at a kitchen table with his head resting on his arms; he appears down or depressed.
What Is Languishing, and What Can We Do About It?
An array of vitamin-D-rich foods, such as milk, cheese, eggs, salmon, and mushrooms.
Not Getting Enough Vitamin D in Your Diet May Impair Muscle Function
Woman stressed out at work.
When Work Stress Combines With Social Stress, Women Face Higher Risk of Heart Disease
Older asian couple walking in nature.
Community Patrol Groups Are Working to Keep Asian American Elders Safe
Female child with black hair and glasses lining up figurines on a window sill.
Study Explores Why Autism is Different in Girls and Boys
Women illustration.
CDC: HIV Is an 'Unacceptable Burden' on 4 in 10 Transgender Women
vitamin D on pink backdrop.
Experts Unable to Recommend Screening Most Adults for Vitamin D Deficiency
Middle-aged man awake in bed in the middle of the night.
Getting Too Little Sleep in Middle Age May up Your Dementia Risk
Magic mushroom illustration.
Tripping May Be As Effective as Your Antidepressants
TikTok screenshots of chlorophyll water
Is TikTok's Liquid Chlorophyll the Health Cure-All? Experts Say Not Likely
person trying to conceive
8 Dietician-Approved Foods to Support Fertility
abortion pills
FDA Temporarily Allows Abortion Pills to Be Shipped Through Mail
STI testing
CDC: STIs Reach an All-Time High
A person in handcuffs
Study: Mental Health Help Is Crucial For People in Police Custody
Protect our future climate change protest sign.
Gen Z Is Increasingly Developing Anxiety About Climate Change
Older woman receiving a flu shot in the arm.
Getting a Flu Shot May Help Reduce Your Risk of a Heart Attack
New dad holding infant.
Anxiety in New Fathers May Be More Common Than Previously Reported
 Conceptual paper illustration of human hands and DNA in a lab.
A New Clinical Trial Will Explore Gene Editing For Sickle Cell Disease
A yogurt cup next to a metal spoon on a pale blue background.
6 Dietitian-Recommended Foods for IBS
person holding a heart-shaped strawberry
Eating Strawberries Every Day May Support Vascular Health, New Study Suggests
Adult Man Portrait with a Down Syndrome holding a coffee cup
For People With Intellectual Disabilities, Resistance Can Equal Autonomy
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TikTok Helps Illustrate the Individuality of Autism
Cars stuck in traffic.
Despite Fewer Cars on the Road, Pedestrian Fatalities Are Up During COVID
cancer survivor at fashion show on runway
How Confidence Lessons from the Runway Are Helping Cancer Patients
child eating sugary cereal
Avoiding Added Sugars May Protect Kids From Fatty Liver Disease
Searching online on a tablet.
Study: Searching Your Symptoms on Google May Lead to a Better Diagnosis
A man sneezing into a tissue
Stress May Be Making Your Allergies Worse
pregnant woman blood pressure
Researchers Propose Lowering Blood Pressure Guidelines During Pregnancy
Instagram posts
6 #ActuallyAutistic Instagram Accounts to Follow
Nursing home.
Study Finds Treating Depression in Dementia Patients Goes Beyond Drugs
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Could Your Digital Twin Help You Fight Infections?
Mother and son using tablet and paper while doing son's autism therapy
3 Rules for Navigating Your Child's Autism Treatment From a Parent Who Has
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Resources For Coping With Gun Violence
Portrait of positive young Asian woman with eye closed, enjoying sunlight under blue sky and clouds.
Study: Can a 9-Month Program Teach Happiness?
A young white man taking take out food containers out of a brown paper bag in the kitchen.
New Research Shows Frequent Takeout Could Be Shortening Your Lifespan
young man in a mask handing off prescription delivery to woman standing in her doorway
Considering a Prescription Delivery Service? Here's What You Need to Know
Bowl of breakfast oatmeal
Eating an Early Breakfast May Reduce Your Diabetes Risk
Illustration of a person sitting in bed at night
Treating Insomnia May Be Important for Borderline Personality Disorder
physician burnout
4 Ways Doctors Can Heal From a Year of Burnout
Older woman taking cardiac medication.
Beta-Blockers May Not Actually Cause Depression
Child therapist.
1 in 2 At-Risk Children Are Not Getting the Mental Health Help They Need
Person Grabbing Fresh Tomato
Nutrition Experts Question Validity Of 'The Dirty Dozen List'
Woman clutching her stomach in pain.
New Alliance for Endometriosis Promotes Awareness and Support
Anti-Asian violence protest sign.
Public Health Organizations Denounce Anti-Asian Violence
Doctor consulting an older patient.
Researchers Develop Stroke Symptom Mnemonic for Spanish-Speakers
heart imaging in green
Physicians Use New Radiation Procedure to Treat Deadly Heart Arrhythmia
A woman with brown hair and light skin sleeping in bed
Research Shows Sleep Is a Critical Part of Traumatic Brain Injury Recovery
Asian doctor comforting a patient.
5 Mental Health Resources for Asian Americans Right Now
Azusa fire
Wildfire Smoke More Dangerous for Your Lungs Than Other Pollution
woman eating salad
Following a Healthy Plant-Based Diet May Reduce Your Stroke Risk
Air pollution.
8 Ways Environmental Pollutants Can Harm the Body
Close up of an older white person's hands holding a grocery receipt with a grocery cart in the background.
How Food Insecurity Makes It Harder to Manage Weight
Someone with diabetes testing their blood sugar levels.
Researchers Develop Promising Type 1 Diabetes Treatment
Smiling people in discussion while sitting at outdoor cafe
A 25-Minute Training Can Help Reduce People's Autism Biases
Black man sitting on table talking to white female doctor in brightly-lit exam room
Counting Patients’ Social Determinants of Health Could Help Prevent Fatal Heart Attacks
An arrangement of pink and white pills that is shaped like a human brain on a green-blue background.
This Is Your Brain on the Placebo Effect