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Risk Factors

Breast Cancer Hormone Therapy and Diabetes

Breast cancer survivors who receive hormone therapy may have a higher risk of diabetes. These tips can help you limit excessive weight gain after treatment.

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Symptoms

Understanding Eating Disorders

How much do you know about eating disorders? Learn about the symptoms and treatments for several different types of eating disorders.

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Second Opinion

How Metabolism Affects Obesity, Diabetes Risk

If you have poor metabolism, your obesity and type 2 diabetes risk may be higher than normal, and you may need intensive lifestyle changes to avoid weight gain.

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Risk Factors

Lupus Is Killing More Young Women Than Reported

Lupus has been identified as a leading cause of death in young women. Among women aged 15 to 24, it is the leading chronic inflammatory disease, ranking higher than diabetes, chronic lower respiratory disease, and liver disease. We talk to an expert and patient about how to beat the statistics.

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Symptoms

Erectile Dysfunction? You Might Have Peyronie's Disease

There’s a certain physical condition of the penis that is often overlooked. Learn more about Peyronie's disease and its treatments.

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Diagnosis

Gaming Addiction: Understanding This Modern Diagnosis

Gaming addiction is real and troubling. So why isn’t it included in the DSM-V? Learn more about the disorder: its history, symptoms, and treatment options.

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Risk Factors

How Much Do You Know About Prediabetes?

How much do you know about prediabetes? Take this true or false quiz to test your knowledge about this common condition that can lead to diabetes.

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Lifestyle

What Causes Postmenopausal Weight Gain?

Genetics and exercise both affect weight gain after menopause. Find out what you can do to prevent obesity as your metabolism slows down with age.

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Nutrition

Can Diet Recalibration Treat Obesity?

If your weight loss efforts have been unsuccessful, you may need a diet recalibration that changes your perception of portions. Here's how to do it.

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10 Healthy Foods that Curb Your Hunger

If you struggle with weight loss and still feel hungry all the time, try these 10 tasty — and healthy — dishes that can help you feel full.