Health News

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.

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These 3 Throat Cancers Are More Common in People With GERD
A close up of a medical document titled "diagnostic assessment" with "urinary tract infection" as the diagnosis. There are also antibiotics next to the paper.
Study: UTI Treatment Often Inappropriate
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Low-Dose Naltrexone May Be Opioid Replacement for Chronic Pain
Marijuana.
13 Facts Healthcare Providers Want You to Know About Marijuana
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Stand Up To Cancer Receives Colon Cancer Campaign Grant
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Tips For Eating Well for National Nutrition Month
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What You Need to Know About Heating Your Home During Power Outages
A close up of a blue gloved hand holding a nasal syringe of an influenza vaccine.
Intranasal Flu Vaccine Shows Promise in Clinical Trials
A young Black woman talking to a therapist or social worker; you can't see either of their faces.
Research Highlights the Need for Individualized Anorexia Treatment
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How Tiktok Can Create Community for Eating Disorder Recovery
Bird flu.
First Cases of H5N8 Bird Flu Are Asymptomatic—Experts Say That's Promising
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How to Get Your Prescriptions During a Disaster or Crisis
Woman getting her blood pressure measured.
'Normal' Blood Pressure Threshold May Differ Between Men and Women
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How to Talk to Your Doctor About Marijuana
Mother putting snow year on small child.
How to Stay Warm During Winter Storms and Power Outages
A photo of equipment for use during a power outage like bottles of water, candles, and flashlights.
8 Tips for Eating Safely During a Power Outage or Boil Water Advisory
A man napping on the couch with his small dog.
Love Napping? It Might Be in Your Genes
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Time Spent on Social Media Increases Suicide Risk in Girls—But Not Boys
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Struggle With Heart Issues? Drinking Coffee in Moderation Won't Hurt
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When Chest Pain Isn't a Heart Attack: A Look at Coronary Microvascular Dysfunction
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Climate Change Is Driving Longer, More Severe Pollen Seasons, Study Finds
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Coffee and Green Tea May Reduce Death Risk After Stroke or Heart Attack
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What Nike’s First Hands-Free Shoe Means for the Disability Community
Smog over Los Angeles.
Study: Air Pollution Increases Cardiovascular Disease Risk
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10% of College-Aged Women Are Struggling With Lack of Access to Menstrual Products
Young woman making a healthy meal at home.
Study: Your Diet May Play a Role in PTSD Risk
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Study: Childhood Trauma May Impact Development of Multiple Sclerosis
Monitors used during heart surgery.
New Mechanical Heart Valve Design Has Potential to Reduce Need for Blood Thinners
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Drugs Cost Over Twice As Much in the U.S. Than in Other Countries, Report Finds
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Researchers Explore Gene Editing As a New Cure for Blood Disorders
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Female Breast Cancer Is Now the Most Common Cancer in the World
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10 Years of Studies Link Acne Breakouts to Diet
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How Apps Can Help Migrants Achieve Better Health Outcomes
Woman with a headache.
Stress and Lack of Sleep Can Cause Concussion-Like Symptoms, Study Shows
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New Drug, Onureg, Helps Older Adults in Maintenance Therapy for Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Large fields of wheat crops.
How Scientists Are Engineering Allergy-Free Wheat and Peanuts
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Dying at Home May Improve Patient Satisfaction Surrounding End-of-Life Care
A digital illustration of a brain connected to a heart.
AHA: Mental Health Plays a Role in Treating and Preventing Heart Disease
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Researchers Are Screening Social Media to Help Identify Foodborne Illness
An older white woman having a mammogram, being helped by a white woman in a pink scrubs.
First Mammogram Guidelines Released for Breast Cancer Survivors 75 and Over
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FDA Approves First Injectable Drug for HIV Treatment
A bowel of plain yogurt with blueberries and walnuts.
8 Foods To Help Support Healthy Blood Pressure
Doctor examining a patient's brain scans.
Study: New Test May Accurately Predict Depression Based on Proteins in the Brain
A person holding an iPad with a website for a doctor on the screen.
Doctor-Rating Websites Often Inaccurate, Study Finds
Woman with cancer discussing with nurse.
Study: Androgen Therapy Shows Promise as a Breast Cancer Treatment
Doctor looking at MRI scans of the brain.
Study: Brain Stimulation Can Be Individualized to Treat Depression
Illustration of a green January 2021 calendar with a teal ribbon for cervical cancer awareness month on a teal background
Cervical Cancer Awareness Month: What Experts Want You to Know
Artificial Sweetener Packets.
Study: Daily Artificial Sweetener Intake May Not Increase Diabetes Risk in Healthy Adults
A Black woman (her face is not fully visible) checking her blood sugar, there is a plate of vegetables on the table in front of her.
Study Shows Low-Carb Diets May Help Put Diabetes in Remission
Woman holding head by computer screen with a headache.
Study: Rare Disorder That Causes Headaches Is on the Rise, Especially in Women
Older man in a wheelchair uses a virtual reality headset.
Virtual Reality Therapy May Help Improve Your Own Self Image
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Study Identifies Most Important Genetic Factors in Breast Cancer Risk
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New Research Identifies 3 Different Alzheimer's Subtypes
Illustration of young man struggling mentally.
Managing Your Mental Health Earlier in Life May Lead To Better Physical Health
Illustration of man practicing meditation.
Mindfulness Can Help Improve Mental Health, But It Doesn't Work for Everyone: Study
Woman pouring sugar into her coffee.
6 Ways To Cut Back on Your Added Sugar Intake
Black women feeling frustrated at work desk.
Study: People Who Face Discrimination Have a Higher Risk of Anxiety
male doctor checking female patient's hearing
Researchers Use Chemotherapy Drug To Make Potential Hearing Loss Breakthrough
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Researchers Use AI To Find New Uses for Existing Medications
Joe Biden being sworn in as the 46th president of the United States.
What Is Biden's Plan for Reproductive Health Care?