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Pictures of Chronic Hive Triggers

Do you have hives that just won't go away? Find out what might be the cause of your red, itchy reaction.

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Collagen and Your Body: What to Know

Collagen is a protein your body makes naturally that's needed for joint health and skin health. Collagen supplements may reduce wrinkles and make skin look younger, but the science for this is still changing. Find out what you should know about collagen a

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Slideshow: Health Benefits and Uses of Petroleum Jelly

Petroleum jelly hit the market almost 150 years ago. It’s still a favorite of dermatologists. It can help you in ways you may not know about.

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Should you drink alkaline water? | Fox News

Should you make alkaline water a regular part of your diet?

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17 Things That Can Go Wrong With Your Feet as You Age

What can go wrong with your feet as you age? Surprisingly, much. Here’s what you can expect, and what to do about it.

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What Walk, Stride, Gait and Posture Say About Health

Some strides do more than just get you from point A to point B. Your gait, posture, and pace may also be broadcasting clues about your health and personality. Learn more from WebMD's slideshow.

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Healthy Fat' Foods for Your Diet

From fish to avocados, nuts to beans, WebMD shows you what tasty foods have healthy fats. See the benefits of adding omega 3s and other good fats to your diet.

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Visual Guide to Autoimmune Disorders

WebMD explains disorders that happen when your immune system, which is supposed to protect you, mistakenly attacks healthy parts of your body and what kind of treatments may be used.

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Health Uses for Hydrogen Peroxide

You probably keep a brown bottle of hydrogen peroxide on hand for cuts and scrapes. Learn about its other uses for you and your home.

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Using human genetics to understand the disease impacts of testosterone in men and women | Nature Medicine

Testosterone supplementation is commonly used for its effects on sexual function, bone health and body composition, yet its effects on disease outcomes are unknown. To better understand this, we identified genetic determinants of testosterone levels and r

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Raw Food: How It Can Be Dangerous

Some raw or undercooked foods have bacteria and parasites lurking. Here are some that can make you sick.

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Slideshow: Is It Heartburn or Something Else?

Do you get a burning in your throat or chest after you eat? It could be heartburn -- or over a dozen other conditions.

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6 All-natural Ways to Get Whiter Teeth

Having great teeth is very important in our culture today. Do you have yellow or discolored teeth? The ...

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15 Foods That Fight Inflammation

Anti-inflammatory foods can regulate the immune system and impact the way inflammation affects our bodies and our lives.

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Surprising Causes of Chest Pain

Chest pain doesn’t always mean you’re having a heart attack. Find out from WebMD about other health problems that could be to blame.

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Can the New Coronavirus Be Stopped?

Some experts believe the number of coronavirus cases worldwide is much higher than official estimates, while others warn it will get worse before it gets better.

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Fight the Aging Process: Wrinkles, Weight Gain, Libido, and More

You can’t slow down the clock, but you can make some changes to fight little aches and pains, wrinkles, memory glitches, and other parts of the aging process.

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Men’s Health Quiz: Sexual Health, Prostate Cancer, Hair Loss, and More

Think you know the difference between myth and reality when it comes to men’s health issues? Take this WebMD quiz and find out.

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How Nighttime Habits Affect Daytime Health

What you do in the evening can affect how you feel the next day. Find out how -- and what you can do about it.

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Could a Kid's Microbiome Alter Their Behavior? - WebMD

The study also noted that parents may play a key role in development of the particular bacteria in their child's gut (collectively known as the microbiome).

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Men’s Sex Fears Quiz: Penis Size, Premature Ejaculation, and More

Are you concerned about bedroom “problems” when you don’t really need to be? Take this WebMD quiz to throw back the covers and expose the truth.

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Common Household Hazards

Learn how things you have around the house -- from batteries to large TV sets -- can cause injuries to you and your kids. Find out what you need to do keep your family safe.

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Exercises to Help Brittle Bones and Boost Bone Health

When it comes to exercise, there’s a lot you can do to improve your bone health, even if you have osteoporosis. This WebMD slideshow gives you some tips.

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Things Your Pee Can Tell You About Your Health

Your pee -- you see it every day, and you might not think twice about it. Find out from WebMD what it can tell you about your health.

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Most Common Infectious Diseases in the U.S. in Pictures

In 2016, infectious diseases sent Americans to the doctor more than 15 million times. That’s a lot of trouble for organisms you can’t see but can catch through something as simple as a sneeze. According to the CDC, these are some of the most common in

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Study: Young Women Getting Pelvic Exams They Don’t Need

The authors estimate that nearly one-quarter of young women aged 15-20 have received a pelvic exam in the last year. That’s 2.6 million girls. More than half of the exams -- 1.4 million -- may not have been needed.

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Vaccination Rates Rise In California After Personal Belief Exemptions Curbed

It has been no secret that the anti-vaxxer movement found a stronghold in the US in recent years with deadly repercussions. California is working to buck the trend.

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Sleep Apnea Treatment Options

Sleep apnea is a serious disorder. There are ways to treat it. Learn what you need to know.

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Working Out When You're Over 50

As you get older, you'll have new things to consider about exercise. WebMD shows you what you need, why it helps, and activities well-suited for your workouts.

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10 Foods That Fight Pain

What you eat could make you feel better. Discover with the help of this WebMD slideshow foods, nutrients, and spices that can help lessen inflammation and ease your aches.

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Diet Tips to Prevent Breast Cancer and Keep It From Coming Back

No single food or diet plan prevents breast cancer, but what you eat plays a role in how likely you are to get the disease or whether or not it comes back once you’ve had it.

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Mystery Chinese virus: How worried should we be? - BBC News

More than 50 people have been infected with a newly discovered virus.

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Improve Your Gut Health to Reduce Your Depression

Depression has many causes, and one of the more significant causes can be a hormone imbalance caused by problems in our diet.

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14 Ways to Quiet Your Mind Explained

Do you find it hard to shut down the chatter, clear your head, or find a sense of calm? These techniques could help. And they may have other benefits, too.

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Drug Prices Climb by 5.8% on Average, Less Than Last Year - WSJ

Pharmaceutical companies started 2020 by raising the prices of hundreds of drugs, according to a new analysis, though the average increase of 5.8% was lower than a year earlier amid growing scrutiny from patients, lawmakers and health plans.

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Improve Your Immunity With Diet and Lifestyle Changes

When your immune system is strong, you have a better chance of fighting off colds and other infections. WebMD gives you tips to strengthen your immunity.

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Why Is My Stomach Bloated? 15 Causes of Abdominal Bloating

You know the feeling: Your pants feel a bit tight, your belly feels a little too full -- your face might even be a bit puffy. You’re bloated. Find out why it happens from WebMD and what you can do about it.

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Signs You Don't Drink Enough Water

Your body is made up mostly of water. Find out what your body does when you don’t have enough and how to tell if you’re dehydrated.

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Collagen: ‘Fountain of Youth’ or Edible Hoax?

U.S. consumers are expected to spend $293 million on collagen products. But as it's gotten more popular, there have been questions about how well it works and concerns about its safety.

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Quiz: 11 Myths About Skin Care for Men - Razor Bumps, Zits, Dryness

Razor bumps, breakouts, and scaly elbows: Take this WebMD quiz to get the truth about men’s skin care in 11 questions.

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When to Toss Common Household Items

Are your housewares showing wear? Find out when you should replace everyday items to keep your home safe and healthy.

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When to Toss Common Household Items

Are your housewares showing wear? Find out when you should replace everyday items to keep your home safe and healthy.

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When to Toss Common Household Items

Are your housewares showing wear? Find out when you should replace everyday items to keep your home safe and healthy.

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Sugars and Sweeteners Quiz: Test Your Sugar Smarts

Test your sugar IQ with this WebMD quiz about different types of sugar and sweeteners.

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Prescription drugs from Canada: Trump administration takes step forward on prescription drug import proposal - CBS News

Health officials unveiled a proposed rule that would be a first step in an effort to lower the cost of medicines for Americans.

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Bones Quiz: Do You Know the Myths and Facts About Your Bones?

Is soda bad for your bones? Where’s your funny bone? Find out in this WebMD quiz.

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Home Remedies to Ease Asthma Symptoms Naturally and Get Relief

Is there a natural cure for asthma? Not really, but there are some all-natural remedies and techniques you can try at home to help get relief from your asthma symptoms without medication.

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Life-Threatening Skin Rashes

It’s rare, but some skin rashes can be the sign of a dangerous condition that needs treatment right away. Get the facts.

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Treating Dry Skin in Winter

Winter can bring chapped lips, dry skin, and cracked heels -- even frostbite. Use this slideshow to identify top winter threats to your skin and what you can do about them.

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10 Foods That Fight Pain

What you eat could make you feel better. Discover with the help of this WebMD slideshow foods, nutrients, and spices that can help lessen inflammation and ease your aches.

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Surprising Ways Alcohol May Be Good for You

That glass of wine with dinner might do more for you than take the edge off a long day. Check out these possible health benefits of drinking in moderation by clicking through the WebMD slideshow.

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Best and Worst Foods for Acne

Can what you eat cause a breakout -- or clear up your skin? Find out more in this WebMD slideshow about how some foods can affect your acne.

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Bacterial allies make dengue fever cases dive - BBC News

Scientists infected mosquitoes with Wolbachia bacteria to make it harder for them to spread disease.

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America's Sweet Tooth Starts From Infancy

Infants and toddlers are eating a lot of added sugars every day from foods like yogurt, snacks and fruit drinks.

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The world's laziest teenagers: Only 7% of children in South Korea are active for an hour a day | Daily Mail Online

A report by the World Health Organization found that only one in five children worldwide are active for an hour a day, and the most active 11 to 17-year-olds live in Bangladesh.

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Alberta government giving itself the power to tell new doctors where they must work in province | National Post

The government argues that the problem in Alberta isn’t the supply of doctors (as it is in other provinces) but rather an issue of distributing them

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Health and Beauty Uses for Baking Soda

Baking soda is a kitchen staple. But it deserves a spot in your medicine cabinet, too. Here are the ways baking soda can help you stay healthy and clean.

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What’s a Low FODMAP Diet for Crohn’s Disease?

This eating plan can ease tummy troubles, but it’s not for everyone. Learn if it might help you and how to follow the diet the right way.

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Apple Cider Vinegar Remedies: Do They Work?

Some say it helps keep you slim, whitens your teeth, and protects against disease. But what does the science say? Find out the real health benefits.

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Schumer Warns of Chinese-Made Over-the-Counter Medications

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer warned consumers that some over-the-counter medications are made in China and said stores should stop selling them.

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Statin Drugs Not Linked to Memory Decline in Study - The New York Times

A large Australian study found no association between cholesterol-lowering statins and memory or thinking problems.

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Quiz: Pain in the Behind -- Symptoms and Causes

When a pain in the behind becomes a real thing, several things could be behind it. Take this WebMD quiz and find out how much you know about them.

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Sweet Potatoes: Make These Healthy Spuds Your Buds

These orange beauties are a nutritional powerhouse. Discover in this WebMD slideshow all the reasons to love the humble sweet potato.

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14 Surprising Facts About Growing Older No One Ever Told You

Think you know what it’ll be like to get older? Check out these surprising facts from WebMD about your golden years.

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Osteoporosis Guide: Brittle Bones, Treatments, and More

Osteoporosis is a serious condition that can lead to painful bone fractures. Find out from WebMD who gets osteoporosis, how to tell if you have it, how to prevent it, and effective treatment options.

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New Trump Administration Transparency Rules Require Hospitals to Disclose Actual Prices of Care

Under Trump administration's new rule, hospitals would have to make public the rates they negotiate with insurance companies for everything they provide.

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What’s Really in Your Fast Food?

Some fast-food chains use as many as 15 ingredients in something as simple as a french fry. Click through this slideshow from WebMD to find out more.

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Slideshow: Health Benefits and Uses of Petroleum Jelly

Petroleum jelly hit the market almost 150 years ago. It’s still a favorite of dermatologists. It can help you in ways you may not know about.

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12 Surprising Things That Hurt Your Heart

Do you know what raises your risk of heart disease? This WebD slideshow can show you 12 surprising -- and simple -- ways to protect your ticker.

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Natural Sleep Aids & Supplements

Lots of people turn to these drug-free herbal remedies for a better night’s rest. Learn about some of the most popular natural sleep treatments and whether they work.

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Amid ‘Medicare-for-all’ debate in US, Britain sounds alarm over historic waiting lists | Fox News

As "Medicare-for-all" dominates the debate in America's Democratic presidential primary, a new report released by the British government on its National Health Service, or NHS, offers a warning on the downsides of a single-payer system.

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Blood Thinners Tips for Taking Them Safely

This WebMD slideshow shows you what you can do to can stay safe and lower your risk of bleeding when you're taking blood thinners.

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Quiz: Swelling Causes and Treatment

WebMD explains how all kinds of things can trigger swelling. How much do you know about the most common causes?

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How Nighttime Habits Affect Daytime Health

What you do in the evening can affect how you feel the next day. Find out how -- and what you can do about it.

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Melatonin Supplements: Effects, Usage, Safety

Find out how much you know about this supplement and how to use it safely.

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Could More Coffee Bring a Healthier Microbiome?

A new study found the microbiomes of regular coffee drinkers were considerably healthier than those who consumed little to no coffee.

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Elizabeth Warren's health care plan for "Medicare for All" has a bigger problem than its cost

Elizabeth Warren explains how she would finance her "Medicare for All" plan after pressure from other Democratic presidential candidates. But it's not enough.

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Medication Mistakes: How They Happen, and How to Avoid Them

Medication mess-ups can happen to anyone, especially if you’re taking several drugs at the same time. Here’s how to stay safe.

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Getting Measles Vaccine Could Protect Against Measles' Hidden Dangers : Shots - Health News : NPR

Another reason not to skip the measles vaccine: A measles infection may cause lasting harm to the immune system, research finds, making patients more vulnerable to other diseases.

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Are There Health Hazards in Your Medicine Cabinet?

They may seem like the cure for all that ails you, but those bottles in your medicine cabinet also can be the cause of what ails you. Find out more from WebMD about the health risks that might lurk in your medicine cabinet.

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Poop Appearance: What Stool Shape, Size, & Smell Can Tell You

The different shapes and colors of your stool can tell you something about your health. Find out more from WebMD.

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How to Feel Better and Practice Self-Care in Less Than 15 Minutes

Feel better fast! If you have 15 minutes, try these ideas to turn things around as you move your body and change your thinking.

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Signs You're Burned Out

Work getting to you? Beware these signs of burnout.

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Best Tea for a Sore Throat | MyRecipes

These herbal teas can help soothe a sore throat this cold and flu season.   

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Visual Guide to Low Testosterone

A dip in a man's sex drive can be a symptom of low testosterone -- or a normal part of aging. See the symptoms and treatments for 'Low T' in this slideshow from WebMD.

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Tips For A Healthy Retirement Explained

You can do some things to make your “golden years” truly golden, Here are a few ideas to help you prepare for -- and have -- a healthy retirement.

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Asthma and Exercise: Safety, Best Workouts, and Tips

Asthma shouldn't prevent you from staying active or exercising. Learn how to control asthma symptoms while exercising -- and which exercises are best for people who have asthma.

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The Great American cannabis experiment

Cannabis is legal in many U.S. states… or is it?

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Drug Prices Index Falls Fastest Since 1960s Because of Trump, His Economic Advisers Say

The consumer price index for prescription drugs has fallen 2.3 percent from its peak in June 2018 through ...

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Pictures: 15 Herbal Supplements You Shouldn’t Try

Not all herbs and supplements are safe, especially if you have certain medical conditions or take some drugs. Find out which ones you may need to skip.

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Hundreds of Young Transgender People Asking for Help to Return to Original Sex: Report

A woman who de-transitioned last year claims hundreds of transgender youths are now looking for help to return to their original sex.

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Slideshow: 10 Tips to Help You Sail Through Physical Therapy

Headed to physical therapy? WebMD shows you what to expect and how to get the most out of your sessions.

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Pictures: Forgetfulness -- Dementia Symptoms or Normal?

It’s not unusual to have a few “senior moments” as you get older. But how do you know when to be concerned? Find out with this WebMD slideshow.

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Aspirin, Strangely Enough, Might Protect Our Lungs From Air Pollution

A dose of aspirin can do more than just soothe your headache, a new study suggests—it might also protect your lungs from air pollution.

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Severe Morning Sickness Linked To Higher Risk Of Autism, New Study Finds

Researchers are continuously exploring the symptoms and causes of autism. And while there is no one known cause behind the disorder, a new Kaiser Permanente study has found that children of pregnant women who suffer from severe morning sickness may…

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Acupuncture Pictures: Acupuncture Points, What Kinds of Pain It Works for, and More

An ancient Chinese practice using ultra-thin needles may ease back pain and cancer treatments -- but may do nothing for other complaints. WebMD's slideshow covers the truth about acupuncture.

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Health Problems, Medical Marijuana, and Treatment in Pictures

See the types of medical marijuana and find out what conditions it can treat in this WebMD slideshow.

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Foot Problem Pictures: Sore Feet, Heel Pain, and More With Remedies

Cold feet, misshapen nails, swelling, and numbness can be warning signs of illness. WebMD's pictures help sort out when to call the doctor or simply put on socks and put your feet up.

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FDA, DEA Warn Websites Selling Illegal Opioids

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) have sent joint warning letters to ...

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Slideshow: Vaccines for Adults

Sometimes childhood diseases cause big problems for grownups. WebMD explains which vaccines can help keep adults healthy.

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15 Surprising Things That Raise Your Blood Pressure Explained in Pictures

Salt, worry, and anger aren't the only things that can raise your blood pressure. Risk factors like loneliness and birth control may also affect blood pressure. See what else can bump your numbers up.

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Slideshow: How to Prevent Fractures if You Have Osteoporosis

WebMD explains in this slideshow how you can prevent falls and fractures if you have osteoporosis.

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C-Section Babies Are Missing Key Microbes

How a baby is born has a profound impact on their microbiome — the community of microbes that colonize the body. That’s the finding of the largest ever study of the newborn microbiome, which offers the strongest evidence yet that children born through

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Pictures: Baking Soda for Personal Health

Baking soda is a kitchen staple. But it deserves a spot in your medicine cabinet, too. Here are the ways baking soda can help you stay healthy and clean.

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Brittle Asthma: Types, Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment

You’ve likely heard of asthma, but you may not know about a rare form of it called brittle asthma. Learn about the signs, triggers, and treatments for this serious form of the condition.

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Ambient black carbon particles reach the fetal side of human placenta | Nature Communications

Exposure to air pollution during pregnancy has been associated with impaired birth outcomes. Here, Bové et al. report evidence of black carbon particle deposition on the fetal side of human placentae, including at early stages of pregnancy, suggesting ai

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Pictures of When to Toss Common Household Items

Are your housewares showing wear? Find out when you should replace everyday items to keep your home safe and healthy.

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Pictures: Diseases Making a Comeback

We’ve made a lot of progress against illnesses like tuberculosis and scarlet fever. But more people seem to be coming down with those and other serious diseases that had looked to be on the way out. Find out more from this WebMD slideshow.

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Why Is My Stomach Bloated? 15 Causes of Abdominal Bloating

You know the feeling: Your pants feel a bit tight, your belly feels a little too full -- your face might even be a bit puffy. You’re bloated. Find out why it happens from WebMD and what you can do about it.

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Reiki? I don’t know her… so I had experts break down the energy healing practice | Well Good

Curious about the energy healing practice known as reiki? Here's how to do reiki and what its benefits are, according to reiki masters.

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Are insurance companies driving doctors out of the profession? | TheHill

46 percent would consider a career change; 37.7 percent say that regulations and insurance requirements cause them dissatisfaction.

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What Science (and Katy Perry) Say About Transcendental Meditation | Inverse

Transcendental meditation is one of the most popular and hotly debated forms of meditation. Some people claim they are calmer, more focused, even elated, from the daily practice. But whether that zen feeling causes measurable mental and physiological effe

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What Are Gua Sha’s Benefits? We Asked the Experts

The benefits of gua sha facial massage are pretty major—here’s how it affects your body over time.

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Dryness in Women Over 50: Causes and What You Can Do

Lots of parts of your body can become dry, especially as women get older. Find out the different causes and what you can do about them.

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Anemia Slideshow: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatments for This Blood Disorder

Do you have anemia fatigue? WebMD's slideshow covers common anemia symptoms, treatments, and how you may be able to prevent anemia.

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Leprosy Making Comeback In California After Obama Allowed Immigrants With Disease In

Trump 2020 campaign manager Brad Parscale insisted Saturday that the GOP hasn’t given up on the Golden State despite setbacks at the polls there in 2018.

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WebMD Slideshow: Causes of Tooth Enamel Erosion and Damage

Enamel protects the soft inner part of a tooth. But many things we do every day can erode tooth enamel. See the biggest culprits in this WebMD slideshow.

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Melatonin Supplements: Effects, Usage, Safety

Find out how much you know about this supplement and how to use it safely.

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The Little Known Legal Doctrine Making Big Pharma Pay for the Opioid Crisis - POLITICO Magazine

The limits of “public nuisance” law to remedy massive societal problems haven’t been tested much—until now.

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Two thirds of women over 40 suffering from bladder weakness, poll finds | The Independent

Two thirds of middle aged women are currently suffering from bladder weakness and many suffer low mental health as a result, a poll has claimed. Nine in 10 sufferers over age 40 said the condition, which can be caused by childbirth and often develops as

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Pictures: How Your Height Affects Your Health

You can’t control how tall you are, but your height can play a role in some medical conditions. Find out more about how your height can affect your health.

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Pictures: Dry Eyes and What You Can Do About Them

Check out this WebMD slideshow for things that make your eyes irritated and uncomfortable, and find out how to treat and prevent them.

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How to Get More Cancer Protection From Your Broccoli

Every week there's more research revealing the disease fighting powers of fruits and vegetables. This time, broccoli is back in the spotlight.

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The Good News About Getting Older

Getting older can be scary. But what many people fail to realize is that it also often brings greater happiness and general satisfaction ...

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Purdue Pharma, Sackler family offer $10B-$12B to settle opioid lawsuits: Report | Fox Business

Purdue Pharma faces more than 2,000 lawsuits alleging the firm used deceptive sales practices to push the potent painkiller to the public.

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Pictures: What Is Your Microbiome?

Trillions of bacteria and other tiny organisms make up your microbiome. Learn about its links to your health and ways you can boost it.

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New BRCA recommendations: What primary care doctors must know | American Medical Association

Learn more about the USPSTF’s broadened guidance on women who can benefit from genetic testing for BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations.

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E-cigarettes change blood vessels after just one use, study says - CNN

A new study is the latest to show changes in cardiovascular function after vaping e-liquids, though in this case, those liquids didn't even contain nicotine.

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Pictures: Why Am I Cramping?

If you’ve ever had a cramp, you know it -- it’s a certain kind of pain. Find out more from WebMD about them and what you can do to prevent them.

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Meditation can help prevent Alzheimer's disease: study

Mindfulness is more than good for the soul. According to a new study published in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, it can also help prevent those with mild cognitive impairment from developing Alzheimer's.

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Forest therapy enthusiasts take nature's slow lane | Toledo Blade

Tim Stelzer was already a regular on the wooded trails of Oak Openings Preserve. A full-time retiree of about five years, he said he makes it a point to ...

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Fluoridated Water During Pregnancy Linked to Lower IQs, Study Published by JAMA Pediatrics Says

The findings could undermine public-health messaging, fuel conspiracy theorists, and give pregnant women something else to worry about.

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Cinnamon Health Benefits With Pictures

Could the jar of cinnamon on your spice rack be the secret to better skin, a healthier heart, lower blood sugar, and more? Find out if the claims hold up.

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15 Plants That Kill: Visual Guide to Poisonous Plants

Giant hogweed is stronger than poison ivy. It burns, blisters, or causes blindness. Other plants cause death. Find out more about common poisonous plants and how to avoid them.

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How to Reduce Bloating in Pictures

Are you feeling bloated around the belly? It could be that you just ate a bit too much for lunch. But there may be other reasons. Learn how to reduce bloating.

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Pictures of the Best Foods to Boost Male Health

Oysters, cherries, and ginger top WebMD's slideshow of foods that can help keep men on top of their game – from gym to boardroom to bedroom.

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The Truth About Testosterone Quiz: Low Testosterone and Aging in Men

Take this WebMD quiz and see how much you know about aging and low testosterone in men. What do you know about low T and how it can affect you as you get older?

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Hepatitis A Races Across The Country   | Kaiser Health News

In the wake of the opioid crisis, the highly communicable hepatitis A virus is spreading in more than half the states and making its way into the general public. Underfunded health officials are valiantly trying to fight it with vaccines.

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Pictures of How Alcohol Affects Your Body

A few seconds after your first sip, alcohol starts to change how your body works. After years of heavy drinking, those changes add up.

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Study Blames Disturbing Rise In Teens Who Need Glasses On Excessive Screen Time - Study Finds

A new study is warning parents that all that screen time may be behind a stunning rise in children who need prescription glasses.

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Is pot safe when pregnant? Study seeks answer, draws critics - ABC News

Get breaking national and world news, broadcast video coverage, and exclusive interviews. Find the top news online at ABC news.

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Tennessee Medicaid Has Mental Health Providers Coordinate Patients' Medical Care : Shots - Health News : NPR

Tennessee's innovative Medicaid program is offering bonuses to mental health providers who help make sure their Medicaid patients get preventive help and treatment for physical ailments too.

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Pictures: Surprising Reasons You're Itchy

Find out some unexpected causes of your itchiness, such as thyroid problems, cancer treatments, pregnancy, diabetes, and more.

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Health Benefits of Soy in Pictures

Soy doesn’t have to be a staple just for vegans and vegetarians. Learn about the ways this protein can benefit everyone’s health, and how to enjoy soy in your diet.

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What Are the Types of Psychotic Disorders?

Learn about the symptoms of psychotic disorders, such as schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, schizophreniform disorder, delusional disorder, and more.

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Doctors halt the menopause: Revolutionary procedure delays the process by 20 years | Daily Mail Online

Dixie-Louise Dexter (pictured), 33, is among those to undergo the procedure and described the ovarian transplant surgery to delay her menopause as 'life-changing'.

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Prediabetes, Prehypertension, and Other Prediseases - Consumer Reports

Many Americans probably fit the definition of having a predisease. Consumer Reports explains how in many cases, lifestyle changes are better than drugs for handling these early conditions.

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Thousands of People Are About to Test an HIV Vaccine

An experimental HIV vaccine that showed promise in past studies is about to be tested on thousands of people from around the world.

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Vitamin A Could Reduce Your Risk Of Skin Cancer, According To A New Study

You're likely already taking some preventative measures against skin cancer, like wearing SPF. But you might not know that there's a vitamin that can reduce your risk of skin cancer, too. A study published in JAMA Dermatology found that vitamin A…

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If you smoke pot, your anesthesiologist needs to know

Colorado is on the front lines in dealing with how marijuana use affects surgery. Lessons from surgeons and anesthesiologists have prompted calls for more research on marijuana nationwide.

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VR Exercise Provides Medication-Free Benefits

Medical professionals have been telling patients for years that exercise helps with fibromyalgia and other debilitating conditions that cause chronic pain, but it’s difficult to be motivated to move when it hurts. With the possibility of medication-free

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What they don’t tell you about perimenopause | Chatelaine

We’re stumbling around in a brain fog, desperate for sleep, furious with our partners, wondering just how much blood it’s possible to lose before dying.

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Mosquito Repellents That Work Explained With Pictures

Mosquito bites are itchy, annoying, and can even make you sick. Find out what works (and what doesn't) to protect you from these blood-sucking bugs.

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Congo’s Ebola Outbreak Isn’t Just Congo’s Problem

(Bloomberg Opinion) -- In 2014, the U.S. led the effort by governments to blunt the world’s biggest outbreak of Ebola, which took more than 11,000 lives in West Africa before it was declared over in mid-2016. Now, a smaller but more complex outbreak rag

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Pictures of STDs: Herpes, Genital Warts, Gonorrhea, STD Symptoms, & Testing

See what herpes, genital warts, the clap, chlamydia, scabies, HIV/AIDS, and other STDs look like. Find out their symptoms and what you can do.

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Chicken Pox, Lice, Influenza, Scabies: "Migrant Children Need Continuous Care" - Headline Health

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Sore Feet? Try CBD

Sore Feet? Try CBD by Wellness Editor. Nearly 80% of U.S. adults suffer from foot pain, yet only 1 in 3 adults seek medical attention for their ailments. Fortunately, there is an alternative, even for those hesitant to try prescription drugs. Whether the

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US fertility rate falls to 'all-time low,' CDC says - CNN

The general fertility rate in the United States continues to decline, falling 2% in 2018, according to a new report from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Health Statistics.

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Hair Care Slideshow: Repairing Dry and Damaged Hair

Is every day a bad hair day? WebMD shows you how your daily habits could lead to dry, damaged hair.

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Ways to Exercise if You Hate to Work Out

You know you need to raise your heart rate a few times a week, but you don’t like to run and the gym’s never been your thing. Here are a few ways to make exercise easier and more fun.

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Pictures: Reasons You’re Short of Breath

Have you ever found yourself gasping for air after just a short flight of stairs? You may just need to do a bit more exercise, or it could be something more serious.

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Pictures: Best and Worst Fish for Your Health

Are you eating a good fish or a bad fish? A guide to some of the best and worst fish for your health.

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Insomnia: Sleep Tips Slideshow

Can't sleep? Start using the tips from this WebMD slideshow tonight to sleep better.

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Is There a Link Between Asthma Symptoms and Heartburn?

Learn why there's a connection between heartburn and asthma, and find out how you can take care of both problems.

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Pictures of What Makes You Sweat

From exercise to fever, see the reasons you perspire. WebMD takes a look at stress, anger, sickness, and other things that make you sweat.

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Pictures: Health Hazards in Your Medicine Cabinet

They may seem like the cure for all that ails you, but those bottles in your medicine cabinet also can be the cause of what ails you. Find out more about the health risks that might lurk in your medicine cabinet.