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Shingles: Myths and facts

It’s inevitable. The longer you live, the more at risk you are to contract shingles. But you don’t have to suffer with the painful virus. Here are some...


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Women face special dangers of stroke

Each year, around 55,000 more women than men will have a stroke. Longer lifespans, pregnancies and hormones all contribute, as do illnesses that tend to strike...


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VIDEO: Doctors warn against dangers of skinny jeans

Australian doctors say to take extra precaution when donning skin-tight jeans after a woman reported muscle damage and swelling from hours of squatting in her jeans....


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Heat or ice?

Pain comes in many forms, from migraine headaches, to arthritis to sprained ankles and pulled muscles. But the big question for many is whether to grab a bag of ice...


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Experts debate costs of expanding Medicare telemedicine

Donna Miles didn’t feel like getting dressed and driving to her physician’s office or to a retailer’s health clinic near her Cincinnati home. For...




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Study: Scant evidence that medical pot helps many illnesses

CHICAGO — Medical marijuana has not been proven to work for many illnesses that state laws have approved it for, according to the first comprehensive analysis...


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Those artificial sweeteners just make you hungrier

Put down the artificial sweetener. It’s just making you hungrier. Researchers at the University of Michigan have found that because artificial sweeteners...


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Camryn's journey: Type 1 diabetes isn't slowing this sixth

KAYSVILLE -- The face of Type 1 diabetes is the face of Camryn McCullough. This on-the-go 11-year-old can tell you about using an insulin pump as easily as she...


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Warning signs

More than 30 children are diagnosed every day with Type 1 diabetes. Here are the warning signs of the autoimmune disease, which can lead to kidney failure, nerve...


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More preventive services available at no extra charge

The list of preventive services that insured patients are entitled to receive without paying anything out of pocket continues to grow. In 2014, the U.S. Preventive...


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