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50 Everyday Habits That Reduce Your Risk of Dementia
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You need these answers about your mammogram results.
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Open-label placebos are like a magician explaining the illusion even as he performs the trick.
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We asked experts for true stories and odd human body facts. What they told us might surprise you.
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While research has come a long way in detecting various forms of cancer, there are...
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35 Medical Words You Always Mispronounce
Never fear making a fool out of yourself at the doctor’s office again.
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Before you try a supplement or untested treatment, read this eye-opening advice—some of it...
10 Vaccine Myths You Can Safely Ignore
Medical experts share the truth behind these common misconceptions.
28 Medical Words to Never, Ever Confuse
These words aren’t interchangeable, and a medical mistake could endanger your health.
7 Hopeful Cancer Statistics Everyone Should Know
The fight against cancer is far from over, but we've made more progress than you might think.
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Before lathering up this summer make sure you know all that you need to about sunscreen.
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