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  • Are You Depressed?

    Are You Depressed?

    Depression doesn’t always involve crying or feeling unhappy. These subtler mental clues could indicate you have this mood disorder. >>

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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… >>

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Larry King and Liz Vaccariello: Is Gluten-Free the Greatest Thing Since Sliced Bread?

Liz Vaccariello, editor in chief of Reader's Digest, gives longtime bagel-lover Larry King a lesson… >>

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News From the World of Medicine

Dogs that can sniff cancer, the risks of a chilly home, and more from the latest health news and… >>

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

35 things your doctor would tell you if he weren't worried about time, lawsuits, or hurting your… >>

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30 Simple Ways You Can Prevent Cancer

Cancers don’t develop overnight. These cancer-fighting foods and other lifestyle moves can… >>

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13 Signs of Cancer Men Are Likely to Ignore

Many men’s cancer signs can mimic symptoms of other diseases or conditions—and many men are… >>

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Got Back Pain? 5 Exercises That Can Make It Better

Don’t let an aching back hurt your healthy lifestyle. Stay active by choosing the right workout… >>

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10 Silent Signs You Might Have Diabetes

New studies show a shocking 25 percent of people with diabetes don’t even know it. If you… >>

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Pelvic-Floor Dysfunction: Are You at Risk?

An achy back, incontinence, and pelvic pain may all have one sneaky cause. And your doctor has… >>

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News From the World of Medicine

Read up on the latest medical news and studies: an immune system booster, the new gluten-free… >>

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The 6 Most Dangerous Times for Your Heart

Holistic heart doc Joel K. Kahn, MD, shares when your heart is most at risk for problems. >>

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11 Health Benefits of Green Tea You Haven’t Heard Before

This miracle beverage is effective at fighting everything from cancer to acne. So pour a cup, and… >>

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9 Surprising Diseases That Dermatologists Find First

Seeing a skin doctor isn’t just about checking for moles or getting a cream for acne or wrinkles… >>