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Read up on the latest medical news and studies: how the color red can help you lose weight, the… >>

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5 Health Benefits of Beans—and 5 Surprising Risks

Beans are nutritional powerhouses packed with protein, fiber, B vitamins, iron, potassium, and are… >>

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4 Silent Signs You May Have Clogged Arteries

These four surprising clues can point to clogged arteries and underlying heart disease, according… >>

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15 Surprising Ways to Cut Down Indoor Air Pollution

Research shows that indoor air pollution, often caused by dust mites and mold, can be up to 10… >>

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10 Foods to Help Prevent Cancer

Add some of these healthy foods to your diet to help prevent cancer and keep other diseases at bay. >>

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How Bacteria Talk to Your Brain

New research shows that what we eat may influence how happy or anxious we feel. >>

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11 Tests That Detect Silent Symptoms of Heart Disease

It’s easy for doctors to miss heart disease with basic tests like a cholesterol panel and EKG… >>

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Colonoscopy Prep Tips: What Doctors Tell Their Friends

The physicians of the hit TV show The Doctors share what they want you to know about when to get a… >>

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Sobering Up: Alternatives to AA for Women

Alcoholics Anonymous is still the giant among alcohol recovery programs. But, turned off by its… >>

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13 Surprising Coconut Oil Uses for Beautiful Hair, Skin, and More

Coconut oil: It's not just for cooking any more. >>

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Chilling Medical Dramas: The Mystery of the Boy Who Turned Blue

A mysterious blockage in this child's lung collapsed his parents' world. >>

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Chilling Medical Dramas: He Took a Nail Gun to the Heart

A careless accident on the job turned into a medical nightmare. >>

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Chilling Medical Dramas: The Dinner That Almost Killed Her

One bite of chow mein changed this woman's entire life >>

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Chilling Medical Dramas: She Lost 540 Pints of Blood

A mother's third pregnancy became a bloodbath that seemed impossible to survive. >>

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Chilling Medical Dramas: “I Saw Forceps Sticking Out of My Leg”

A man awakens mid-surgery and is horrifyingly aware of everything. >>

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Meet the Parents Fighting to End Pediatric Cancer

When these parents heard the unimaginable words “your child has cancer,” they grieved—then… >>

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8 Ways to Prevent Stress and Heart Disease

Yes, stress takes a major toll on your ticker. But integrative cardiologist Joel K. Kahn, MD, says… >>

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A Day in the Life of Your Knee

Got an achy twinge? A limp? Out-and-out arthritis? Well, why don’t you try asking your knee how… >>

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11 Dairy-Free Recipes You’d Swear Were the Real Thing

If you're among the 33 percent of all people worldwide who are lactose intolerant (40 million of… >>

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Schizophrenic. Killer. My Cousin.

It's insanity to kill your father with a kitchen knife. It's also insanity to close hospitals, fire… >>