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New Ways to Deal with IBS
New Ways to Deal with IBS

Learn three new ways to treat IBS. >>

13 Things Your Pain Doctor Won't Tell You
13 Things Your Pain Doctor Won’t Tell You

Learn what pain doctors are really thinking when you visit them, and how you can better manage your… >>

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Headache Relief Without Drugs: 6 Natural Remedies

Easier than you think: Next time your skull's pounding, turn to these natural DIY headache remedies… >>

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What Vitamins Should I Take? Secrets Doctors Tell Their Friends

When physicians have heart-to-heart chats with their pals, their advice often differs from the… >>

The Robin Roberts Effect: Almost 10,000 New Bone Marrow Donors
The Robin Roberts Effect: Almost 10,000 New Bone Marrow Donors

It’s not surprising that the GMA co-anchor’s announcement that she has a blood disorder… >>

Have You Heard of Delayed Drowning
Summer Safety Alert: Have You Heard of Delayed Drowning?

I hadn’t—until I saw this scary report from ABC News about a 60-year-old man from Yonkers, New… >>

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Robin Roberts’ Health News: Difficult, Yet Inspiring

Like millions of other GMA fans, I was so saddened to hear Robin Roberts’ announcement this… >>

Ridiculous Health Threat: Will Justin Bieber’s Haircut Give You a Lazy Eye?
Ridiculous Health Threat: Will Justin Bieber’s Haircut Give You a Lazy Eye?

In a word, NO. But after spending most of my day combing through fascinating, important… >>

Memorable Pets for Alzheimer's Patients
Memorable Pets for Alzheimer’s Patients

My beloved grandma Lil succumbed to ever-worsening dementia before she passed away from heart… >>

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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… >>

Are There Warning Signs for Violent Shootings?
Are There Warning Signs for Violent Shootings?

Last week’s killings in Colorado have led to important conversations about how to prevent these… >>

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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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3 Breakthroughs for Better Eyesight

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

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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… >>

Up Close and Sneezy: This is Your Cold in 3D
Up Close and Sneezy: This is Your Cold in 3D

From The Melbourne Newsroom Take a look at this photo, and try not to sneeze. Using one of the… >>

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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… >>

5 Old-Time Cures That Can Kill
5 Old-Time Cures That Can Kill

As RD's health editor, I'm always on the lookout for clever home cures for everyday aches and… >>

4 New Reasons You Should Know Your Blood Type
4 New Reasons You Should Know Your Blood Type

What’s in a blood type? Potentially a lot, according to several recent studies that correlate… >>

3 Colon Cancer Signs You Might Be Ignoring
3 Colon Cancer Signs You Might Be Ignoring

If there was ever a cancer that desperately needed an awareness month, it’s colon cancer… >>