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Approximately 80 percent of those who suffer from migraine headaches report that light makes their headaches worse. This may force them to retreat to a dark room while they wait for their headache ...

Green Light Could Help Migraines, Study Shows

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All parents want their babies to grow up to be smart and successful. But what can you do to help your infant achieve such lofty goals? The answer may be surprisingly simple and ...

8 Tips to Make Your Baby Smarter

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If you get seasonal sniffles, you probably assume you have hay fever or some kind of allergy. But if over-the-counter medications aren’t getting the job done, it might be time to have some test ...

Knowing Your Allergies Is the First Step to Feeling Better

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Choosing the right sunscreen is a key step for skin protection, because if you don’t like your sunscreen, you won’t use it. Start by deciding which type of sunscreen is right for you. All ...

Chemical or Mineral? Which Sunscreen is Right for You?

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Your bones are the support system for your body. Although you may think that bones are similar to rocks, the reality is that bone is a living, growing tissue in your body. Strong bones are ...

Are Your Bones Getting Weaker? Find Out With Bone Density Testing

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Everyone gets sick sometimes. But men and women don’t always do it the same way. Take this quiz to find out how much you know about some key differences between men’s and women’s health.

Quiz: How Do Men and Women's Health Differ?

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If you have sinus allergies, you probably dread the runny nose and itchy eyes and can’t wait for allergy season to be done. But when exactly is allergy season? Maybe a better question would be ...

When Will My Allergies Go Away?

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Rocking and tapping in time with music may help with your baby’s brain development, according to a new study from the University of Washington. Researchers at the UW’s Institute for Learning and ...

Music Rhythms Can Help Your Baby’s Brain

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Has your dentist ever grabbed your tongue with a piece of gauze and pulled it from side to side? If so, you probably just had a screening for oral cancer, according to Dr. Craig Kohler, ...

See the Dentist for Your Oral Cancer Screening

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Have you been trying without success to get pregnant? Are your periods irregular or missing all together? If so, polycystic ovary syndrome or PCOS could be part of the problem. PCOS is a ...

Are You Having Trouble Getting Pregnant? You Might Have PCOS

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Stress is an unavoidable part of life. But each of us may have more control of how our bodies respond to stress than was formerly believed. Research suggests that exercise can do more than ...

Exercise May Train Your Body to Handle Stress

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Do you know how to tell what’s going on in your vagina? Vaginal discharge can often help you know if your vagina is healthy or if there’s something going on that you should be concerned ...

What Is Your Vaginal Discharge Trying to Tell You?

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Many of us have a drink now and then, especially in social situations. But for some, that occasional drink can become an addiction that impacts many aspect of life. If you are a woman, ...

Alcohol May Be More Harmful to Women Than Men

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Do you care about protecting your bones, heart, brain and other parts of your body as you age? It sounds like a stupid question. But many women – whether as an informed choice or due to a lack of ...

Estrogen Therapy May Protect Your Heart, Brain, Bones and More

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If you’re trying to get pregnant, you’ve probably already stopped your birth control, improved your diet, and started counting the days until you’re due to ovulate. But, as the saying goes, ...

8 Health Habits That Can Help Boost Your Guy's Fertility

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Do you really understand hormone replacement therapy and whether it could be right for you? If you are a woman, deciding whether or not to take estrogen at the time of menopause is not a ...

Research Suggests Timing Is Key to Hormone Therapy Benefits and Risks

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The risk of developing multiple sclerosis is at least two to three times higher overall for women than for men, according to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Some estimates say the ratio ...

Why Does MS Affect More Women Than Men?

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When you think of a sleep disorder, you may think of things that keep you from sleeping. But there are actually many kinds of sleep disorders that involve problems both with sleeping and with ...

6 Sleep Disorders That Could Be Making You Tired

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Being able to see well and process visual images effectively are important factors for a child’s success in school. Knowing what to watch for can help parents recognize potential vision problems ...

Does Your Child Have A Vision Problem? Know the Signs

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Researchers in Australia have discovered a new way to use non-invasive ultrasound that may one day restore memory functions previously lost to Alzheimer’s disease. Ultrasound is a well-known ...

Alzheimer’s Research Offers Hope for Restored Memory Function

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Do you ever wonder if staring at a computer screen is making your eyes tired or dry?  If so, you might have computer vision syndrome.In the current age of technology, most of us spend hours ...

Do You Have CVS? Screen Time May Be Affecting Your Vision

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Sponsored by: AbbVie Inc. It seems more and more common to hear about people who either can’t or won’t eat certain foods. But in an age when dietary restrictions are the norm, being a “picky ...

Don't Let Dietary Restrictions Spoil Your Party

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Did you know that sitting too much can make you sick? Research shows that sitting for extended lengths of time can increase your risk for serious health conditions including heart disease, ...

Stuck at a Desk? 8 Tips for Staying Healthy

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If you had to list the common symptoms of a heart attack, you’d probably say chest pain and pain in the left arm. But if you are a woman, there are other, equally important warning signs you need ...

Are You Heart Smart? Heart Attacks Different in Women Than in Men

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If you’ve had a vaginal yeast infection, you are not alone. Approximately three out of four women will have at least one yeast infection at some point in their lives, and many women will have ...

Why Do I Keep Getting Yeast Infections?

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Do you feel most loved when you receive a special gift? Or does a hug mean more to you than anything wrapped in paper? Answers to these and similar questions can be the first steps toward more ...

What's the Key to Your Heart? Learn Your Love Language

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If you are a woman, your chances of getting at least one urinary tract infection in your lifetime are as high as 50 percent. Why are women at such high risk for UTIs? The basic answer lies in the ...

Why Are UTIs So Common in Women?

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If you have ridges or lines in your fingernails, the direction and type of line can help you determine whether you are just showing your age, or if a visit to the doctor might be in ...

Should I Worry About Ridges on My Fingernails?

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How many resolutions did you make this year? Better yet, how many are you still keeping? The answer to the first question may help predict your answer to the second question. According to ...

Resolutions Running Out of Steam? Find Out Why

Do you want your menopause to start early or later in life? If you are finished having children, you may wish your periods would go away and welcome the early start of menopause. But research ...

Early vs. Late Menopause: Know Your Health Risks

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If you’ve had a hysterectomy, you may think you are safe from getting cervical cancer in the future. But, depending on the type of hysterectomy you had, that might not be true. Cervical cancer ...

Cervical Cancer May Be Possible Even After Hysterectomy

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Your thyroid may be small, but it has a huge impact on your overall health. The thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland in your neck. It produces thyroid hormones that control many of the processes in ...

10 Signs You Might Be Having Issues with Thyroid Hormone Levels

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Have you ever noticed that some people seem to breeze through life without a care, while others seem to be overcome by worry and stress? Although we may have different ideas of what is ...

Don’t Stress! Try These 6 Tips Used by Mentally Strong People

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Do you think you are safe from cervical cancer because you are in a monogamous relationship, or because you've tested negative for HPV? Think again! Cervical cancer is cancer that ...

Negative HPV Test Does Not Rule Out Cervical Cancer

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Women who do not have a functioning uterus may one day be able to become pregnant thanks to groundbreaking transplant surgery. Doctors at the Cleveland Clinic expect to become the first team in ...

First Uterus Transplant Expected Soon in the United States

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True or False: If nobody hits you, you're not being abused. The correct answer is False! Abuse comes in many different shapes and forms, with physical violence being just one visible ...

Emotional Abuse: Invisible Violence Can Destroy a Relationship

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Are your finances affecting your mental health? Research shows that your financial health, including your debt, may play a role in your mental well-being. Having debt can add stress to your ...

Being in Debt Can Affect Your Mental Health

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Whether you are aware of it or not, changes in your hormone levels may be affecting your spending habits all month long. If you are a woman, you know that your hormone levels fluctuate on a ...

Don’t Give Hormones Control Over Your Credit Card

Sponsored by: Beyond Pink: Sharing Our Metastatic Breast Cancer Story, a program brought to you by AstraZeneca If you’ve been given a diagnosis of MBC, remember that you are not alone in your ...

Tips for Talking to your Loved Ones about Your MBC Journey

Sponsored by: Beyond Pink: Sharing Our Metastatic Breast Cancer Story, a program brought to you by AstraZeneca When someone is diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer (MBC), the most advanced ...

Supporting Your Loved One on Their Metastatic Breast Cancer Journey

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Alzheimer’s disease is a condition that gradually destroys the brain’s ability to remember, think and reason. The Alzheimer’s Association shares 10 early signs of Alzheimer’s disease. Take this ...

Quiz: Could You Be at Risk of Alzheimer's Disease?

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You got a bonus! That’s great! You worked hard for that money, so of course you should get to enjoy it. But before you rush out to the mall to grab the first thing that catches your eye, take a ...

5 Things You Shouldn't Do With Your Year-End Bonus

Sponsored by: Beyond Pink: Sharing Our Metastatic Breast Cancer Story, a program brought to you by AstraZeneca. Women who have been diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer (MBC) often have ...

8 Questions You Should Ask Your Doctor about Hormone Receptors and Metastatic Breast Cancer

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You worked hard all year long and your company rewarded you with a bonus. Congratulations! Your first instinct may be to rush out and spend the whole thing on that big-ticket item you’ve been ...

7 Smart Tips to Help You Make the Most of Your Year-End Bonus

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Do you sometimes worry that your brain is not working as well as it should, or as well as it used to? Or have your friends or family noticed that your memory seems to be slipping? It is ...

Missing Memory: Is It Normal Aging or Dementia?

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Sponsored by: IBSchek™ Irritable bowel syndrome, also known as IBS, is a gastrointestinal disorder that affects nearly 40 million people in the United States and approximately 15 percent of ...

Do You Have IBS? A New Test May Have the Answer

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Do you know your family history? For many people, family history means the listing of who was married to whom, and what famous people your family might have been related to from the past. But ...

Thanksgiving is National Family History Day

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For women living with diabetes, gender may affect many aspects of the disease, including how difficult it is to control, and what additional complications may develop. Diabetes is a condition ...

Diabetic Women Have Higher Risks for Other Conditions Than Men

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Researchers believe they have identified three subgroups of type 2 diabetes that may help doctors treat patients more effectively. Type 2 diabetes, which has also been called adult-onset or ...

Researchers Find 3 Subgroups of Type 2 Diabetes

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Women are at the center of an Alzheimer’s crisis. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, approximately 5 million seniors in the United States have Alzheimer’s disease, and two-thirds of them ...

Alzheimer’s Crisis Affects Women More Than Men