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Vice Advice: Just How Bad Is Tanning?
Vice Advice: Just How Bad Is Tanning?

So your skin is freckled and worn from a childhood full of sunshine, or you still risk a sunburn a… >>

Health News Horrors
Health News Horrors

Here's a roundup of the health news that made us stop, spit out our coffee, and read twice. >>

Doctors Confess Their Fatal Mistakes
Doctors Confess Their Fatal Mistakes

Doctors, nurses, and pharmacists hold your life in their hands. Here, their shocking stories of… >>

Study: Should Men Get a PSA Test?
Study: Should Men Get a PSA Test?

Yes, prostate cancer screening saves lives, but does the test do more harm than good? >>

The Benefits of Mental Health (or, the Upside of Being a Little Nuts)
The Benefits of Mental Health (or, the Upside of Being a Little Nuts)

Surprise: Certain disorders, and milder so-called subclinical symptoms, are often linked to… >>

Decode Your Doctor's Language
Decode Your Doctor’s Language

Medical speak is filled with tricky shorthand that can be confusing, condescending, and even life… >>

Handle Any Health Scenario with
Handle Any Health Scenario with “The Doctors”

Our friends at The Doctors television show shared some abbreviations they use to care for patients… >>

Funny Medical Acronyms, Decoded
Funny Medical Acronyms, Decoded

Say what? Here's some of the more shocking slang that doctors might use. >>

Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, and Delicious New Recipes
Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, and Delicious New Recipes

Comfort food favorites, now in dairy-free, gluten-free, egg-free, soy-free, and nut-free form. >>

Hospital Checklists to Avoid Medication Mistakes
Hospital Checklists to Avoid Medication Mistakes

Medication mistakes and communication failures can make hospital care riskier than it needs to be… >>

The Healthy Snack that May Help You Live Longer
The Healthy Snack that May Help You Live Longer

Learn about a helpful substance in apples that research says may extend the average lifespan by 10… >>

Gaining Weight? Maybe It's Your Medicine
Gaining Weight? Maybe It’s Your Medicine

If you're gaining weight for no reason or having trouble losing it, check the contents of your… >>

7 Sleep Disorders: What's Keeping You Awake?
7 Sleep Disorders: What’s Keeping You Awake?

Learn about the most common sleep barriers and discover strategies for getting the good night's… >>

How to Manage Sleep Apnea
How to Manage Sleep Apnea

One common problem. Four expert solutions. >>

Beat Depression and End Insomnia
Beat Depression and End Insomnia

Learn more about depression and insomnia with strategies for beating both. >>

Fight Cancer with Sleep
Fight Cancer with Sleep

While you sleep, your immune system produces some of your body’s most effective cancer-fighting… >>

28 Ways to Prevent Allergy Sleep Loss
28 Ways to Prevent Allergy Sleep Loss

Are allergy symptoms keeping you awake at night? Here's how to get a comfortable night's sleep. >>

3 Blood-Pressure Signs You Should Never Ignore
3 Blood-Pressure Signs You Should Never Ignore

Are you — or your doctor — shrugging off early warnings of brewing blood pressure trouble? The… >>

4 Foods to Eat to Cut Your Cancer Risk
4 Foods to Eat to Cut Your Cancer Risk

Colorectal cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States. To lower your… >>

50 Secrets Your Nurse Won't Tell You
50 Secrets Your Nurse Won’t Tell You

What really happens in the bedrooms and halls of our hospitals? Find out from the experts. Here… >>