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Here’s How 3D Printers Are Making Human Body Parts
New technology is revolutionizing the science of transplants— from ears to skin to internal organs.
What Your Doctor’s Really Thinking (But Won’t Say to Your Face)
Here's what your doctors would tell you if they weren't worried about time, lawsuits, or...
26 Depression Quotes That Capture Exactly What You’re Feeling
You'll laugh. You'll cry. And then hopefully you'll feel just a little bit less alone...
8 Earache Remedies—and Which Ones Are Worth Trying
It's often a health mystery...why does your ear hurt? What's causing it? And, most...
Outrageous Hospital Lingo That Doctors and Nurses Use Behind Your Back
Thankfully, this lingo isn't used regularly in health-care settings, but an unflattering comment may occasionally...
11 Silent Signs of Sepsis You Need to Know
Sepsis, or "blood poisoning," is deadly—but it's also tough to diagnose. Learning to recognize...
7 Silent Signs of Gallbladder Cancer You Might Ignore
Your gallbladder is located right under your liver, supplying it with the necessary bile to...
Your Pharmacist Probably Knows More About Your Health Than Your Doctor—Here’s Why
Don't miss the opportunity to ask your pharmacist for health advice—they might just know (...
22 Secrets Your Therapist Won’t Tell You
Whether or not you're part of the 25 percent of adults who've seen a therapist, these...
22 Myths Gynecologists Want You to Ignore
Expert ob-gyns debunk popular myths about women's health—how many of these have you heard?
15 Things Your Pharmacist Wishes You Knew
Here's what all pharmacists would tell you, if only they had the time. Read on...
7 Things Dermatologists Want You to Know About Guttate Psoriasis
This common skin condition can become a chronic health issue. Get the scoop on what...
6 Times to Say No to an Antibiotics Prescription (and When You Should Say Yes)
Antibiotic overload can lead to drug-resistant bacteria—a potentially fatal problem. Learn when you really...
5 Incredible Ways Drones Are Helping Save Lives
Drones can dust crops, spy on the neighbors, and even drop bombs in a war....
10 Medical Tests and Procedures Doctors Never Waste Money on
Yes, it's a good idea to rule out dangerous medical conditions, but skipping certain tests...
A New Blood Test May Be Able to Detect Early Stage Cancer
Groundbreaking new research could change the way we diagnose cancer forever.
7 Concussion Symptoms You Should Never Ignore
Anyone with a concussion should be checked by a health care professional if at all...
6 Thyroid Cancer Symptoms You Should Never Ignore
If you’ve noticed these signs, you could have thyroid cancer in need of treatment.
10 All-Natural Psoriasis and Eczema Treatments
Although separate conditions, eczema and psoriasis share the symptoms of painfully dry, tight, and itchy...
This Medical Breakthrough Can Cure Cancer with Your Own Cells
CAR T and other immunotherapies are transforming the dreaded diagnosis into a manageable disease. How...
The Heartwarming Reason These Students Dress as Princesses for Sick Kids
At an uncertain time, these young women offer kids a little magic—and hope.
Hundreds of American Women Die in Childbirth Every Year—But Why?
The story of one neonatal nurse offers some clues to what’s wrong with our maternity-care system.
9 Proven Treatments for Stasis Dermatitis
Poor vein circulation in your lower legs can lead to swelling and itchiness—called stasis...
9 Things Dentists Wish You Knew About Teeth Whitening
Everyone wants a mega-watt smile, but teeth whitening isn't for everyone. Here's what you need...
9 Organs You Can Actually Live Without
They sure make life easier, but your body can still function without.
6 Early Signs of a Diabetic Coma—and How to Prevent It
A diabetic coma is a life-threatening condition that results from large blood sugar peaks or...
7 Times You Should Hire a Patient Advocate (and When It’s Unnecessary)
A long term illness or extended hospital stay brings a host of concerns that are...
If You’re Over the Age of 50, You Need to Get This Vaccine
Even if you haven't had chickenpox, you need to get this vaccination.
This Disease Is More Common in Women Than Breast Cancer
Nearly 10 million people in the United States suffer from this condition—but no one is...
18 Natural Remedies for High Blood Pressure (And One Cool Medication Trick)
Cutting down salt is just the beginning. Read on for tips on keeping your circulatory...
10 Things You Should NEVER Do When Visiting Someone in the Hospital
Knowing hospital etiquette could make the difference between a smooth recuperation and a difficult, prolonged...
This Is When You Should Schedule Surgery If You Want to Heal Faster
Injuries that happen at this time of day are proven to heal faster, found new research.