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Your doctor’s stethoscope could be covered with potentially harmful bacteria — including Staphylococcus aureus, which can cause serious infections.
Kimberly-Clark issued a voluntary recall of certain tampons after receiving reports from consumers of the product unraveling or coming apart during removal.
People who are more physically active throughout the day have more perceived energy and a more positive mood, especially those with bipolar disorder.
African-American teens get flu vaccines at lower rates than white or Hispanic adolescents and teens have lower flu shot rates than other age groups overall.
Women who follow a Mediterranean- diet high in plant foods and olive oil and low in meats and processed foods have a 25 percent lower risk of cardiovascular disease than women who eat a typical American diet.
Men with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) are at increased risk of developing prostate cancer, according to a study.
Researchers have found that the urinary incontinence medication oxybutynin can reduce the severity and frequency of hot flashes in menopausal women who aren't able to take hormone replacement therapy.