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I Was a First Responder at 9/11—Why I’m Telling My Story 18 Years Later
Tom Frey spent years recovering victims of the September 11th attacks on the World Trade Center. He never thought that his time working to bring families answers would result in his own deteriorating health.
20 Obscure Facts You Never Knew About Your Own Body
9 Things to Know About Heart Attacks Before You Have One
8 Fish You Should Avoid Ordering in Restaurants
13 Everyday Habits You Think Are Unhealthy but Aren’t
Take Cholesterol to Heart: What You Really Need to Know About High Cholesterol and Finding the Right Statin for You
Doctors and Nurses Reveal the Medical Facts Everyone Should Know
These tips might just save your life (or at least make it a little healthier).
This Is How Often—and For How Long—You Should Exercise, According to a Personal Trainer
Sure, there’s no one-size-fits-all approach to personal fitness. But if there's a secret to...
13 Foods Cardiologists Try to Never Eat
Day in and day out cardiologists see the effects of what a poor diet can...
Why Chicken Could Be Just as Bad for You as Red Meat
If you've given up juicy steaks for bland chicken breast, it may not be helping...
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...
These Are the Only 2 Diets Most People Are Able to Maintain Long-term
Fad diets may be tempting, but unless you find a plan you can maintain for...
My Heart Palpitations Turned Out to Be Lung Cancer
Every five minutes an American woman is diagnosed with lung cancer. After her diagnosis, Colette...
My “Flu” Symptoms Almost Led to Heart Failure
For Jenny DeVoe, the fever, body aches, and nausea were symptoms of a life-threatening condition....
11 Silent Signs of Heart Trouble You Shouldn’t Ignore
Can’t finish that one-mile run anymore? It could be your heart.
14 Stroke Risk Factors You Can Control (and 5 You Can’t)
"A stroke can happen to anyone at any time," warns the National Stroke Association. That's...
12 Times Aspirin Won’t Work—And Could Be Dangerous
A daily aspirin regimen sounds healthy, but aspirin can be dangerous for people with certain...
My “Asthma” Turned Out to Be Chronic Heart Failure
John Sousa chalked his wheezing up to asthma worsened by seasonal allergies until he realized...
My Healthy Baby Had Cardiac Arrest—Here’s How It Could Have Been Prevented
There's nothing worse than losing a child, and despite losing Simon at four months of...
Here’s Exactly How Much Coffee You Can Drink Daily Before It Gets Dangerous
You may want to stop after this many cups or you'll lose some of the...
10 Shocking Foods That Sneak in Trans Fats
Common grocery store purchases may contain higher levels of artery-clogging trans fats than you think....
The Scientific Reasons Behind These 8 Super Annoying Habits
Why does your coworker constantly clear his throat? What’s behind your best friend’s...
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14 Ways to Lower Triglycerides Naturally
Are your triglyceride levels elevated? You may not know about the many ways you can...
16 Things Doctors Do to Lower Their High Cholesterol
Doctors get high cholesterol, too. Want to know what they're doing, that you might not...
17 Medical Reasons You Always Feel Cranky
There could be a condition behind your snapping.