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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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Sports Drinks Aren't Always Good for Hydration
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Heat Waves Can Be Dangerous, Even If You're Young
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NBA's Jared Butler Is Raising Awareness for Genetic Heart Disease
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The EPA Finally Plans to Regulate Toxic, Widespread 'Forever Chemicals'
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Flu Cases, Deaths, and Vaccine Stats
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Listening to Loved Songs on Repeat May Help People With Dementia
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Word of the Week: Variant
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A Hospital In Israel Found a 'Cool' Way to Help Malnourished Patients
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Study Finds Hospitalizations for Eating Disorders Doubled During the Pandemic
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How to Practice Mindfulness the Right Way
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How Can Parents Better Help Kids With Picky Eating Habits?
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AMA and CDC Want to Let People Know Pre-Diabetes Is Reversible
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Experimental Treatment Could Dramatically Help 4 in 5 Patients with Severe Depression
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This City Requires Public Restrooms to Provide Period Products for Free
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Why Some Men Are Reluctant to Open Up About Eating Disorders
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I Tried Quitting Social Media. It Didn’t Revolutionize My Health
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How Does Deep Breathing Improve Your Digestion?
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These 'Distress Signals' May Help You Get Out of an Unsafe Situation
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Your Herbs and Spices May Contain Lead and Other Heavy Metals
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Experts: Nutritional Standards Needed for Non-Dairy Milk
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Here's How the New Infrastructure Law Could Improve American Health
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Your Bedtime Could Be Affecting Your Heart Health
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This Indigenous Pilates Instructor Is Empowering Her Community Through Exercise
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Same-Sex Couples Face Insurance Discrimination for Fertility Treatments
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Op-Ed: Combating Disparities In Hispanic Vaccination Rates Requires More Diverse Research
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Exposure to Air Pollution May Increase Your Risk of Depression
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The Justice Department Is Suing Uber for Overcharging Disabled People
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Countries Pledge to Reduce the Healthcare Industry’s Climate Problem
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Study Finds Genetic Links Between IBS and Anxiety
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It’s OK to Take a Mental Health Day
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Close the Toilet Lid When You Flush, Please
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FDA Rule Paves Way for OTC Hearing Aids
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Cardiology Experts Release First Chest Pain Guidelines
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New Guidelines From American Heart Association Focus on Dietary Patterns
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How Can We Improve Access to Gender-Affirming Health Care?
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USDA Recommends 3 Cups of Dairy Per Day. Is It Too Much?
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Word of the Week: Chronic
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Study: HPV Vaccine Reduced U.K. Cervical Cancer Rates by 87%
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Op-Ed: Disabled People Are Being Left Out of the Climate Crisis Fight
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PTSD Symptoms May Change Throughout the Menstrual Cycle
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Are Flu Shot Side Effects Worse This Year?
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What Is a Crowd Surge, and How Can You Stay Safe in One?
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This Website Could Help You Find the Right Antidepressant on Your First Try
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Taking Zinc May Ease Cold Symptoms Even If You're Not Deficient
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Scientists Find Harmful Industrial Chemicals in Fast Food
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Research Suggests Prozac May Help Prevent Vision Loss
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New Technology Can Measure Glucose Levels in Sweat, No Needles Required
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Using Duolingo to Learn a New Language Can Keep Your Brain Sharp
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CDC Strengthens Lead Poisoning Prevention in Children With New Standards
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Op-Ed: It's Time to Make Child Care a Health Benefit
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Mental Health Help for Spanish Speakers Is Now Just a Text Away
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6 Foods to Add to Your Diet During Diabetes Awareness Month
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Pilot Program Shows Why We Need More Cervical Cancer Screenings for Trans Men
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Are Strawberry Pop-Tarts Pretending to be a Health Food?
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Existing Nutritional Guidelines For Pregnant People Are Subpar, Study Finds
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The Lancet Issues a 'Code Red' for Climate Change's Health Impact
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Word of the Week: Malignant
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1 in 5 Americans Sought Mental Health Help During the Pandemic
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FDA Approves Cyltezo, the First Interchangeable Biosimilar for Humira
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Study: 100% Orange Juice May Fight Inflammation and Oxidative Stress

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