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Should I Get a Flu Shot? 3 Myths Debunked

Vaccines are the most effective way to prevent infection. But myths about their safety and efficacy… >>

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5 Medical Advances for Your Brain, Eyes and More

The latest news from the world of medicine about emerging breakthroughs in science and technology. >>

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Steel Your Gut for Stomach Flu Season

Norovirus—or stomach flu—can really put your body through the ringer. Here’s what infectious… >>

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5 Heart Disease Risk Factors You Might Not Know

Reader's Digest columnist Joel K. Kahn, MD, shares little known factors that can contribute to your… >>

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The Accidental History of 10 Common Drugs

These true tales of discovery in The Drug Book by Michael C. Gerald might change the way you think… >>

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Can Birth Order Predict Your Health?

Birth order stereotypes (like firstborn achiever, or middle-child mediator) may have a profound… >>

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8 Foods That Help Lower High Blood Pressure

Consuming less sodium may be important to help slash blood pressure levels, but eating more of… >>

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9 of the Best Foods for Diabetics

According to research, a healthy diet including these foods can help manage blood sugar levels, or… >>

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The Best Brain Food You Should Be Eating

Eat these foods to protect brain cells, improve your memory, and even reduce your odds of… >>

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3 Breakthroughs for Better Eyesight

The latest in vision research, eye news and more cutting edge technology for your peepers. >>