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Ready to put out your last cigarette?

Get inspired by the Great American Smokeout.

Published: 11/21/2019

Intense exercise may give memory a boost

It could be as easy as adding some hills to your daily walk.

Published: 11/20/2019

Are you really allergic to penicillin?

Here's why you might be wrong—and why that's a good thing.

Published: 11/19/2019

Is acetaminophen safe during pregnancy?

Study suggests link with ADHD  and autism spectrum disorder.

Published: 11/18/2019

Pancreatic cancer: Risk factors and symptoms

This type of cancer is more common in people with type 2 diabetes.

Published: 11/17/2019

Superfoods to the diabetes rescue

Superfoods are packed with nutrients that can help you manage diabetes.

Published: 11/16/2019

Smoking just a few cigarettes a day damages lungs

Lung function declines almost as rapidly as with heavy smoking. 

Published: 11/15/2019

Too many kids are falling short on sleep

Here's what you can do to help your child get more ZZZs.

Published: 11/14/2019

What you need to know about the Zantac recall

Plus, how to find out if your medicine is on the list.

Published: 11/13/2019

Is nighttime the right time to take blood pressure meds?

A bedtime dose may lower your risk of heart attack, stroke.

Published: 11/12/2019

Artificial pancreas passes real-world test

The device has been submitted to FDA for approval. 

Published: 11/11/2019

Eye problems are a common diabetes complication

The longer you have diabetes, the greater your risk of vision loss.

Published: 11/10/2019

10 facts you should know about lung cancer

A harsh truth about lung cancer is that it usually doesn't cause symptoms until it's advanced.

Published: 11/09/2019

Weight-loss surgery may lower the risk of birth defects

Losing weight can have a positive payoff for your baby.

Published: 11/08/2019

Are you ready for a virtual doctor visit?

Adults over 50 are intrigued, but wary.

Published: 11/07/2019

Sleep apnea treatment may save you money

Regularly using a CPAP machine may lower healthcare costs.

Published: 11/06/2019

Bulimia may put women's hearts, lives at risk

The eating disorder may lead to strokes, heart attacks.

Published: 11/05/2019

Will a bad breakup leave you with unwanted pounds?

A post-breakup binge may not be as bad as you think.

Published: 11/04/2019

Alzheimer's disease: Separating myth from fact

If you think a loved one has Alzheimer's, it's important to get an early diagnosis. That's a fact.

Published: 11/03/2019

Don't 'fall back' into your old sleep habits

Use the end of daylight saving time as a fresh start.

Published: 11/02/2019

3 STDs hit all-time high in U.S.

It's the fifth straight year these STDs have climbed.

Published: 11/01/2019

Snakes, spiders or a root canal? Which would you choose?

Learn all the scary things people would do to avoid a root canal.

Published: 10/31/2019

2019 was a bad year for child drownings

Find out steps you can take to keep kids safe.

Published: 10/30/2019

Study: Eye surgery improves driving skills

Risks of crashes and near crashes drop.

Published: 10/29/2019

Antidepressants may raise gestational diabetes risk

Some drugs may raise the risk more than others.

Published: 10/28/2019

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