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Welcome to the Island Where People Forget to Die

On the Greek island of Ikaria, people are far more likely to live to 100, and diseases like lung… >>

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12 Warning Signs of Cancer in Dogs That Every Owner Should Know

Many cancer symptoms in dogs are subtle and can be caused by another condition, but if you notice… >>

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This Kind Stranger Helped a Paralyzed Teen Finish High School (And More)

Despite a tragic accident, Collin Smith was determined to succeed at school. He got an extra push… >>

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Natural Arthritis Remedies: 23 Science-Backed Tips You Should Try

Suffering arthritis aches and pains? Consider trying these pain-fighting foods, exercises, and home… >>

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When Patients Read What Their Doctors Write

How accuracy, understanding, and even health outcomes can dramatically improve when patients simply… >>

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Chilling Reincarnation Stories: Meet 3 Children Who Lived Before

Professor Jim Tucker thinks that past lives are possible. Here are three startling accounts of… >>

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A Doctor Explains: Why 75 Is the Magic Number for Healthy Arteries

Lipidologist Larry Kaskel, MD, urges his patients to use the number 75 to gauge their heart health… >>

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6 Simple Ways to Be Healthier Right Now (No Dieting Required)

You don't necessarily need to count calories like crazy or swear off carbs to boost your health… >>

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9 Home Remedies for Foot Odor That Are Shockingly Effective

Struggling with stinky feet? These simple natural remedies can help kick foot odor to the curb. >>

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12 Silent Diabetes Complications and How to Avoid Them

High blood sugar levels can cause head-to-toe diabetes complications. Being aware of the risks can… >>

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A Courageous Cancer Story: The Day I Started Lying to Ruth

A cancer doctor on losing his wife to cancer. >>

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11 Warning Signs of Cancer in Cats That Every Owner Should Know

Cancer is the number-one disease-related killer of cats and dogs. Many cancer symptoms in cats are… >>

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8 Sneaky Things That Raise Your Blood Sugar Levels

Whether you have diabetes and measure your blood sugar levels daily or are just concerned about… >>

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7 Things Doctors May Not Tell You About Healthy Blood Pressure

Recent stats show that about one-third of Americans—that’s 67 million people—have high blood… >>

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Roald Dahl’s Heartbreaking Lesson About Childhood Vaccinations

Olivia Dahl was seven years old in November 1962 when she displayed the hallmarks of a measles… >>

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News From the World of Medicine

A back pain myth debunked, the new way to detect Alzheimer's, and more from the latest health news… >>

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What Your Doctor’s Really Thinking (But Won’t Say to Your Face)

Here's what your doctors would tell you if they weren't worried about time, lawsuits, or hurting… >>

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17 Surprising Home Remedies for Cold Sores

Read on to learn how to quickly heal a cold sore and prevent future outbreaks from occurring. >>

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Natural Cold Remedies: What Works, What Doesn’t

The physicians of the TV show The Doctors explain the best (and worst) ways to fight your cold… >>

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Larry King and Liz Vaccariello: Tests for a Healthy Heart

Liz Vaccariello, editor in chief of Reader's Digest, reveals some exciting new advancements in… >>