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Shocking Diseases Dentists Find First

Dentists aren’t just looking for gum disease or cavities; they might also find signs of Crohn… >>

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Actually, There’s a Right Time to Take “Once a Day” Meds

When it comes to your medications for depression, allergies, heartburn, and more, timing is… >>

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News From the World of Medicine

Read up on the latest medical news and studies: how slashing sugar can help you live longer, why… >>

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A Fascinating Look at How Doctors Choose to Die

Our final days are not like theirs. But they should be. >>

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“I Survived a Flesh-Eating Bacteria”

Author Hampton Sides was 41 years old, in the prime of life, and (he thought) in excellent health. >>

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3 Telemedicine Apps Everyone Should Know (Just in Case)

Here's how to use your smartphone to get top medical care and information any time, any place. >>

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The Case of the Bone Marrow Buyer

Should a desperate mother be allowed to entice donors with cash? You be the judge. >>

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5 Surprising Reasons Your Belly’s Bloated

Editor-in-chief Liz Vaccariello reveals 5 unexpected factors that play a role in belly bloat. >>

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9 Common Foot Problems and Podiatrists’ Simple Solutions

Foot problems can plague you any time of year, but summer can be especially damaging. We asked… >>

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13 Secrets Your Eye Doctor Won’t Tell You

The experts weigh in on the best way to care for your eyes. >>