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These Cholesterol-Reducers May Save Lives. So Why Aren’t Heart Patients Getting Them?

These Cholesterol-Reducers May Save Lives. So Why Aren’t...

Powerful PCSK9 inhibitors were supposed to revolutionize care for cardiac patients....

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The Secret to Aging Well? Contentment

The Secret to Aging Well? Contentment

Despite having many friends in their 70s, 80s and 90s, I’ve been far too slow to...

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Cancer Center’s Board Chairman Faults Top Doctor Over ‘Crossed Lines’

Cancer Center’s Board Chairman Faults Top Doctor Over ‘Crossed...

The executive told Memorial Sloan Kettering’s staff that the hospital had not done...

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A Man Died After Being Infected With Brain-Eating Amoeba. Here’s What You Should Know.

A Man Died After Being Infected With Brain-Eating Amoeba....

A New Jersey man contracted the infection after visiting a surf and water park in...

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Your Lifetime Health Check Up Roadmap

Your Lifetime Health Check Up Roadmap

Wondering what you should be wondering about in terms of your health? We’ll guide...

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Sleepy Teens More Prone to Drug Use, Suicide Attempts

Sleepy Teens More Prone to Drug Use, Suicide Attempts

Teens who averaged less than six hours of sleep a night, were twice as likely to...

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3 New Genes Linked to Chronic Back Pain

3 New Genes Linked to Chronic Back Pain

Researchers have identified three genes that play a role in chronic back pain. The...

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Vaccine Shows Promise Against a Range of Cancers

Vaccine Shows Promise Against a Range of Cancers

Using the patients' own blood cells, researchers at the U.S. National Cancer Institute...

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Drinking Enough Water Could Be Key to Avoiding UTIs

Drinking Enough Water Could Be Key to Avoiding UTIs

The new trial included 140 younger, premenopausal women in Europe who had all experienced...

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Colds Especially Bad? Your Nose Might Be to Blame

Colds Especially Bad? Your Nose Might Be to Blame

New research suggests the amount and type of organisms residing in the nose might...

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Tiffany Haddish Talks About Success, Mental Health, and Happiness

Tiffany Haddish Talks About Success, Mental Health, and...

Hollywood “It Girl” Tiffany Haddish talks about overcoming a traumatic childhood...

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Actor Andy Serkis Talks About Health, Happiness, and Parenthood

Actor Andy Serkis Talks About Health, Happiness, and Parenthood...

Actor Andy Serkis talks about his health habits, what parenthood taught him, and...

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What Is Causing This Woman’s Life-Threatening Anemia?

What Is Causing This Woman’s Life-Threatening Anemia?

Sherry has been suffering from severe iron deficiency and dangerous medical treatments...

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Spinal Implants 'Very Promising' for Paralysis

Spinal Implants 'Very Promising' for Paralysis

Researchers are cautiously optimistic after paralyzed patients took steps on their...

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Nobel Prize Goes to Cancer Immunotherapy Pioneers

Nobel Prize Goes to Cancer Immunotherapy Pioneers

Two cancer researchers -- James P. Allison, PhD, of the University of Texas MD Anderson...