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Unhappy With Your Weight? 7 Reasons Your Scale Might Be Wrong

What if that number you see on the scale each morning isn't actually how much you weigh? These… >>

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10 Subtle Signs of Disease Your Feet Can Reveal

Let’s give our feet a little more credit. Here’s how they can alert you to serious issues like… >>

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A Stroke, A Coma, A Revelation: How a Quadriplegic Man Helped Pioneer His Own Life-Changing Robot

After a paralyzing stroke, Henry Evans went from feeling suicidal to full of optimism with help… >>

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The 51 Funniest Things That Ever Happened at The Doctor’s Office

Hilarious true stories, jokes, transcripts, and more from real doctors, nurses, and fellow patients… >>

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Health Secrets Your Feet Wish They Could Tell You

If your feet could talk, they might say, "You berate my bunions, curse my achy heels, and pop my… >>

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A Woman With “Super Vision” on What It’s Like to See Almost 100 Million Colors

Where you see only gray, Concetta Antico sees violets and lavenders and turquoise. >>

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Does Coffee Dehydrate? Stunt Growth? 8 Important Coffee Questions, Answered

You may guzzle coffee every day, but do you know how exactly it affects your health? Experts weigh… >>

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13 Silent Signs of a Thyroid Problem

The thyroid, a butterfly-shaped gland in the neck, produces hormones essential for metabolism and… >>

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The Truth About 11 Allergy Myths You’ve Probably Always Believed

Are you really allergic to penicillin? Will your pet make you sneeze and wheeze? Is black mold… >>

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Beyond Angelina Jolie: 5 Surprising Facts You Didn’t Know About the Breast- and Ovarian-Cancer Gene

A BRCA gene carrier, Jolie recently revealed she had her ovaries removed, two years after her… >>

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In Spite of Cerebral Palsy, One Man Made a Furious Climb Up Mount Kilimanjaro

Diagnosed with cerebral palsy as an infant, Bonner Paddock had no shortage of rage. With braces on… >>

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Walking the Family Dog I Never Wanted Got Me Through My Husband’s Cancer

In the midst of her husband's fight with leukemia, Jill Smolowe's walks with Misty reminded her… >>

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Why a Doctor Wants You to Know These 9 Crucial Facts About Tuberculosis

An ancient disease that is still an epidemic in much of the world, tuberculosis, or TB, is largely… >>

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7 First Aid Mistakes That Are More Dangerous Than You Think

Treating an injury promptly and properly can have a huge effect on recovery. Still, many patients… >>

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9 Surprising Secrets Your Tongue Can Reveal About Your Health

See something funky in the mirror? From white spots to red bumps, a number of diseases can show up… >>

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Lemon Boosts Mood, Banana Curbs Cravings: 7 Healing Scents for Your Health

Let aromatherapy improve your health. Get a whiff of these powerful scents to sleep better, quit… >>

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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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Vitamins for Eyes: 5 Recipes to Avoid Macular Degeneration

An estimated 15 million Americans have age-related macular degeneration, the leading cause of… >>

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7 Catchy Mnemonic Devices That Could Save Your Life

If only all of life's emergencies came with a mnemonic device. Fortunately, these—from heart… >>

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6 Reasons a High-Fiber Diet Is Insanely Healthy for Diabetes

Dietary fiber enhances your ability to metabolize blood glucose in a number of surprising ways… >>