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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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Researchers Say 7 Factors Drive Most Heart Attacks in Young Adults—Especially in Women
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A Nutritious Diet May Reduce Diabetes Risk, Regardless of Genetics
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How 3 Therapists Are Breaking Down Barriers to Mental Health Care in AAPI Communities
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Experts: Drink Tea for Your Body and Mind
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If You're From a Long-Living Family, You Might Have a Lower Risk of Diabetes
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Exposure to Air Pollution Could Trigger Heart Attack Within an Hour, Study Finds
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Word of the Week: Ambulatory
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You Might Be Better at Picking Nutritious Foods Than You Think
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What You Should Know About Stockpiling Plan B
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FDA Approves First Treatment for Recurrent Yeast Infections
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How Overturning Roe v. Wade Threatens Birth Control Access
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Antidepressants Alone Don't Lead to Higher Quality of Life, Study Finds
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USPSTF: Risks of Daily Aspirin for Older Adults Outweigh Benefits
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Abortion Is Still a Right: A Message From Our Chief Medical Officer
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PFAS Exposure Is Linked to Liver Damage
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Overturning Roe v. Wade Could Have Consequences Beyond Abortion Restrictions
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Hailey Bieber Wants You to Talk to Your Doctor Before Starting Birth Control
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Psychedelic Drug May Help Rewire the Brain to Treat Depression
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Study: Prediabetes Can Progress in Just One Year
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Mysterious Hepatitis Cases Identified in U.S. Kids
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Word of the Week: Idiopathic
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Walgreens Robots Could Fill Almost Half of Prescriptions by 2024
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What Does It Take To Be a Leader in LGBTQ+ Health Care?
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Why Is the Internet Obsessed With Gut Healing Right Now?
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Study: U.S. Heart Disease Prevention Is Working
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Experts: Hormone Therapy Shouldn't Be Used to Prevent Disease After Menopause
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Are Some Plant-based Foods Better Than Others for Reducing Diabetes Risk?
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Eating More Cereal Fiber May Fight Chronic Inflammation
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GrowNYC Brings Fresh Produce From Local Farms to City Neighborhoods
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TikTok Star 'Enkyboys' Urges Young People to Get Screened After Colon Cancer Diagnosis
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Salt Substitutes May Lower Stroke Risk and Reduce Healthcare Expenses
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New Heart Failure Guidelines Emphasize Prevention
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Word of the Week: Analgesia
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First Ever Weekly Skin Patch Approved by the FDA for Dementia
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WHO Panel Endorses Single HPV Vaccine Dose
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Arthritis Drug Helped 1 in 3 Alopecia Patients Regrow Hair
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Is 'TikTok Brain' Affecting Kids?
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Prediabetes in American Teens Has Doubled in the Last 20 Years
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How Playing a Video Game Is Helping Stroke Patients Recover at Home
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Prolonged Grief Disorder Is Now Recognized as a Medical Condition
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These 5 Nutrition Tips Can Help You Manage Your IBS
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Plant-Based Omega-3s May Support Heart Health
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How One Registered Dietitian Navigates Ramadan
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Eat More Avocados. Research Shows They’re Good for Your Heart
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How New DOJ Guidelines Can Make the Web More Accessible for Disabled People
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How Florida's 'Don’t Say Gay' Law Harms LGBTQ+ Students and Teachers
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Word of the Week: Embolus
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Regular Screening for Depression Can Help, but Treatment Needs to Be Timely
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When You Eat, Not Just What You Eat, Affects Diabetes Outcomes: Study
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Artificially Sweetened Drinks May Support People Trying to Reduce Diabetes Risk
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Burger King, Chick-fil-A Among Major Chains to Ban 'Forever Chemicals' in Food Packaging
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Study: Hearing Loss, Epilepsy Might Be Early Signs of Parkinson's
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Word of the Week: Intravenous
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Taking a Cooking Class Can Boost Your Mental Health
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Most Dietary Guideline Advisors Have Ties to Food and Pharma Industries
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Most Medical Debt Will Soon Be Removed From Your Credit Score
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Rising Grocery Costs May Pressure SNAP Participants to Cut Back on Fresh Produce
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People With Mental Health Conditions Should Be Screened for Heart Disease Earlier
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MyFitnessPal Study Shows Where You Live Can Affect Your Diet Quality
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FDA Approves First Treatment Targeting BRCA Mutations in Early Breast Cancer

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