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What to Know About the Carcinogen Benzene Found in Some Popular Sunscreens
A Black female doctor examines a Black female patient in a hospital bed.
More People Are Turning to the Emergency Room for Fibroid Care
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Word of the Week: Prognosis
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Why Is the FDA Approval of a New Alzheimer's Drug So Controversial?
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Study: People Are More Likely to Take Their Medication if It’s Free
Prescription pills.
Study Identifies Who Is Most at-Risk For Opioid Abuse
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Is It a Bad Year for Ticks? It Depends on Where You Live
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Study: Narcissistic Traits Can Lead to Aggression and Violence
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TikTokers Are Drinking Lettuce Water to Sleep Better. Does It Work?
Cicadas on a barbecue.
FDA: Don't Eat Cicadas If You're Allergic to Seafood
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Texas Law Bans Abortions as Early as 6 Weeks. Here's What That Means
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Why More Families Are Turning to Nursing Home Alternatives
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You Can Get SAD In the Summer, Too
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Data Finds Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Mental Health Diagnoses
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Yes, Politics Can Cause Your Heart to Skip a Beat
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New Research Says Drinking Milk Is Not Linked to High Cholesterol
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How a Daily Migraine Sufferer Got Her Life Back
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Animal and Plant-Based Proteins May Not Pack the Same Punch
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Too Much Mindfulness Can Worsen Your Mental Health
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Word of the Week: Sequelae
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Color-Changing Tampons and Pads Could Help You Detect Yeast Infections
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Will Eating Blue Muffins Tell You Anything About the Health of Your Poop?
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Pacing Yourself Can Help With Chronic Pain and Fatigue
DHA supplements.
Taking a Larger Dose of DHA Supplements May Reduce Premature Birth Risks
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Will Your Child Develop Asthma? Researchers Identify 3 Major Risk Factors
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Why Experts Say Social Support Should Be Part of Your Next Prescription
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TikTokers Are Eating Dandelions. Is It Healthy?
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What Is Black Fungus and Why Is It Surging in India?
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Word of the Week: Prodrome
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Study Finds High Levels of Toxic Chemicals in Mothers' Breast Milk
A doctor guiding a patient.
How 3 AAPI Doctors Are Providing Culturally Sensitive Care
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6 Foods To Support Eye Health, According To A Dietitian
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Study: BMI Measurements Should Be Tailored To Race and Ethnicity
An illustration of healthcare professionals in a clinic doing a colonscopy.
Rising Colon Cancers in Younger People Prompts New Screening Guidelines
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Study: Eating Pasta 3 Times a Week Might Be Good For You
Woman eating a green salad.
Eating 1 Cup of Green Leafy Vegetables Can Support Heart Health
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Study: Ear Tube Surgery for Kids Not Much Better Than Antibiotics
Older woman getting her heart beat checked.
Having a Healthy Heart May Support Brain Function As You Age
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TikTokers Try Eating Papaya Seeds to Treat Parasites. Does It Work?
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Word of the Week: Benign
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Feeling Younger Than Your Age May Be Good For Your Health
woman with breast cancer.
Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Is More Deadly for Black Women
Older adult celebrating 100th birthday.
Study: Genetics Contribute to Living Over 105 Years
An illustration of a woman holding a heart.
Experts: Women Need to Make Heart Health a Priority
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Study Suggests Eating Too Much Salt May Affect Immune Cell Function
Workplace discrimination protest outside of Supreme Court.
U.S. Restores LGBTQ+ Protections from Healthcare Discrimination
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New 3D MRI Shows the Brain in Detail We've Never Seen Before
Pharmacy sign.
One-Third of Neighborhoods in Major U.S. Cities Are Pharmacy Deserts
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8 Foods to Support Your Bone Health
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Study: Fracking Leads to Higher Heart Attack Risks
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Word of the Week: Adherence
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Real-Life Support Is Better for Your Mental Health Than Social Media
A white female ER doctor examining a young Asian female child holding an ice pack against her head.
Study: 1 in 9 Kids Develop Mental Health Issues After Concussion
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4 Dermatologists Share Tips for Preventing Skin Cancer Year-Round
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Lean Beef Can Be Part of a Heart-Healthy Mediterranean Diet, Study Shows
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Getting Enough Omega-3s in Your Diet May Help You Live Longer
CBD oil in a drink.
Study: Placebo Effect May Play a Role in Effectiveness of CBD
Not Enough Kids Are Getting Their Childhood Vaccinations
Childhood Immunization Rates Were Falling Even Before COVID
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Suicide Prediction Models Exacerbate Racial Disparities in Health Care
Wildfire season in California.
Wildfire Smoke Linked to New and Worsened Eczema, Study Finds
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