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Symptoms Women Shouldn't Ignore
Although women are more likely to visit their doctor than men, many women may be ignoring important signs and symptoms. Read on for a look at six health symptoms women may overlook.
Mole or Melanoma?
Some adults can have up to 40 moles. But when should you start worrying about skin cancer?
How to Reduce Your Sugar Intake
There's nothing sweet about the health effects of having too much sugar in your diet. Fortunately, you can take steps to reduce your sugar intake.
FDA OKs Second Booster for Some
Certain people may now get a second COVID-19 booster shot.
Olive Oil for a Longer Life?
Eating a small amount of olive oil every day may help you live longer, a new study suggests.
5 Foods That May Lower Blood Pressure
What you put into your body has an effect on what happens inside your body, and that includes your blood pressure.
Patch for Alzheimer's Gets Green Light
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a once-weekly patch for Alzheimer's disease.
Medicine Storage and Disposal
The bathroom cabinet may be convenient, but there are better, safer places to store your medications.
Peanut Butter Products Recalled
Take a second look at the label before you make your next peanut butter and jelly sandwich.
COVID Vaccine Used as Treatment
Vaccines are usually meant to prevent illnesses — not treat them. But a recent case saw the COVID-19 vaccine used as a treatment.