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This Man’s “Cold” Turned Out to Be a Massive Heart Attack
Not everyone gets chest pain and numb arms with a massive heart attack—Ed thought...
My Blurry Vision Turned out to Be Skin Cancer—in My Eye
Most people have heard of melanoma—but ocular melanoma? Britta Fortson's diagnosis at age 18 sent...
7 Macular Degeneration Risk Factors You Can Control—and 4 You Can’t
Your chances of getting this top cause of vision loss in people age 60 and older—...
18 Things Your Doctor Wants You to Know About Thyroid Problems
More than 20 million Americans will get hit by thyroid disease or disorder—and 60 percent of...
9 Colorectal Cancer Risk Factors You Can Control—and 7 You Can’t
While colon cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States,...
These 8 Foods Are Most Likely to Trigger Arthritis Flares
Protect your joints against pain and inflammation by avoiding these arthritis trigger foods.
14 Medical Reasons for Your Chronic Lower Back Pain
You might have strained a muscle, damaged a bone, or at worst developed cancer. Learn...
This Is the Difference Between a Stomach Bug and Food Poisoning
Not sure what made you sick? Read on.
7 Signs You’re at Risk of Endometrial Cancer
Endometrial cancer is on the rise—even in younger women. Make sure you know the...
12 Everyday Habits That Can Help Prevent Colon Cancer
Colon cancer is striking adults at increasingly younger ages. These foods, drugs, and lifestyle habits...
I Live with Endometriosis and This Is What It Feels Like
It's more than just a bad period. Endometriosis is a chronic and painful disease that...
10 Serious Conditions Directly Linked to Poor Sleep
Everyone has the occassional sleepless night, but if disrupted sleep persists it could be a...
Your “Forgetfulness” Could Be a Sign of a Another Problem—and It’s Not Alzheimer’s
You can't remember something you never heard and you can't follow directions if you didn't...
My Vertigo Turned Out to Be Multiple Sclerosis
When Michael Weiss couldn't stay upright in the shower, he knew something was wrong. But...
If You’re Seeing Eye Floaters or Flashes, Here’s What to Do About Them
There are currently two main treatments.
The Best and Worst Diabetic Drinks
Liquid calories and nutrition can be good or bad for blood sugar and diabetes. Here's...
This Is What All Those Cancer Ribbon Colors Mean
Cancer ribbon colors have branched out from the now-familiar pink of breast cancer. Here's how...
30 Everyday Things That May Cause Cancer
Smoking can lead to cancer, as you know, but some other surprising everyday exposures can...
If You Score Above 30 on This Test, You Might Be a Psychopath
Do you dare take the challenge?
This Simple Trick Can Help You Fall Asleep in 60 Seconds or Less
You can finally quit counting sheep—for good!
15 Memory Exercises Proven to Keep Your Brain Sharp
Simple ways to ward off dementia, prevent cognitive decline, and improve your brainpower—in just...
15 Everyday Habits That Are Seriously Damaging Your Spine
The spine is the most complex joint in your body—yet we don't give it...
Doctors Confess: 10 Ways Patients Screw Up in the ER
Here’s how these common patient behaviors can derail your getting the right diagnosis and...
8 Best Pressure Points to Relieve Headache Pain
Relieving tension, stress, and soreness is literally in your hands. Just follow our DIY guide.
9 Silent Signs You May Have Heart Murmur
Heart murmurs can be harmless or signal a more serious heart problem. These are the...
My “Finger Twitch” Turned out to Be Brain Inflammation
When this young, healthy woman developed symptoms that progressed from cramped fingers to hallucinations and...
The Real Reason Some People Hate the Sound of Chewing
Good news: If you hate the sound of heavy breathing or slurping soup, you're not...
10 Best Supplements for Depression Worth Trying
Everyone is different, but some form of talk therapy and antidepressants (if you need them)...
10 Pains You Should Never, Ever Ignore
Pain that signals a life-threatening condition is usually intense, starts abruptly, and is associated with...
13 Weird Things That Make People Sneeze
A glass of wine, a workout, the mere thought of sex? Seriously, all three of...
This Hormone Could Protect Against Alzheimer’s—Here’s How to Get More of It
New research suggests your body can fight Alzheimer's on its own—provided you're following this...
Just One Night of Poor Sleep May Be Linked to Alzheimer’s Disease
Science is closing in on a potential way to spot Alzheimer's disease early enough to...