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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.

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Latest Apple Watch Features Period Tracking, AFib Monitoring, and Medication
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What Does Pruritus Mean in Medicine?
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Your Blood Type Might Affect Your Stroke Risk—But Just a Little
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Can a Daily Multivitamin Improve Memory in Older Adults?
Daxxify, an FDA-Approved Wrinkle Treatment, Is Longer Lasting Than Botox
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4 Surprising Foods That Are Safe to Eat With High Cholesterol
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How Much Pain Do You Feel on a Scale of 😀 to 😭?
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Getting a Flu Shot Might Lower Stroke Risk
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FDA Approves First Once-Daily Oral Plaque Psoriasis Drug
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Brace Yourself. Flu Season Is Coming Fast
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When Should You Start Getting Your Cholesterol Levels Tested?
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Climate Change Will Aggravate the Spread of More Than 200 Infectious Diseases
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Study: Your Weight Might Affect Your Migraine Risk
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New York's State of Emergency Over Polio Matters Even If You Don't Live There
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5 Important Ways to Help You Stay Active as You Age
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Want to Donate Blood? Your Hemoglobin Levels Matter
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Walking Just 4,000 Steps a Day May Lower Dementia Risk
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A New Way To Regrow Hair? Oral Minoxidil Shows Promise
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Polio in the U.S.: What You Need to Know
U.S. Reports 2 Monkeypox Deaths. But the Risk of Fatality Is Still Low.
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Why Do Men Get Cancer More Than Women?
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These 3 Factors Likely Helped Queen Elizabeth Live For 96 Years
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Vitamin B1 Might Reduce Severe Headaches and Migraines, Study Finds
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Word of the Week: Auscultation
Not Getting Enough Sleep Could Turn You Into a Selfish Jerk
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If You're Over 65, a High-Dose Flu Shot May Offer Best Protection
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A 3-in-1 Polypill Might Help Patients Avoid More Heart Problems
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Drinking 2 Cups of Black Tea a Day Might Help You Live Longer, Study Finds
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Why Do Lettuce and Spinach Keep Getting Contaminated With E. Coli?
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What Does 'Tomato Flu' Look Like?
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Eating More PUFAs May Lower Your Breast Cancer Risk. What Are They?
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Could Medical Debt Be Forgiven Like Student Loan Debt?
A New Study Suggests Doubling Your Exercise Time to Live Longer. But Do You Have to?
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Pea Milk Is the Closest Plant-based Alternative to Cow's Milk
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What Is Languishing, and What Can We Do About It?
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Are Weed Drinks the New Alcohol?
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Word of the Week: Cachexia
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How Your Genes Influence Your Favorite Foods
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Can an App Improve Tinnitus?
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Is Heart Disease in Your Future? Ask a Doctor, Not a Genetic Test
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Can Your Pet Get Monkeypox?
Do Condoms Protect Against Monkeypox?
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Research Finds Heart Disease Symptoms Are More Nuanced in Women
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Endocrine Therapy After Breast Cancer Has Long-lasting Benefit, Study Shows
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Don't Rely on Amazon for Legitimate Supplements, Study Finds
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Standing? Sitting? Lying Down? How You Take Pills May Affect How They Work
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Here's Why Scientists Say You Should Kill Spotted Lanternflies
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Word of the Week: Palpation
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The Soft Alternative to TikTok's 75 Hard Challenge
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How to Know If You Are Fully Vaccinated Against Polio
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A New Way to Destroy Forever Chemicals
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The FDA Approved the First Online Vision Test. What Can It Do?
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The FDA Would Like to Remind You It Has Not Approved Any Skin Tag Removers
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This Newly-Approved Drug Can Keep Chronic Yeast Infections Away for 2 Years
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Tpoxx Is Our Best Bet for Treating Monkeypox. So Why Is It So Hard to Get?
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Can You Get Monkeypox From Something You Touched?
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How the Inflation Reduction Act Will Reduce Health Care Costs for Seniors
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Which Type of Fiber Is Best for Constipation?
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Can Disinfectants Kill the Monkeypox Virus on Surfaces?
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The Possible Link Between Insulin and Cancer in Type 1 Diabetes

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