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Symptoms

Period Problems Solved: 5 Ways to Ease Bloating

Struggling with premenstrual bloating? Here are things you can do to make that time of the month a bit easier.

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Sex Drive

Making Intimacy Playful Not Painful

If you experience vaginal atrophy, you may avoid intimacy or endure pain for your partner’s sake. Here are some tips to bring playfulness back into your life.

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Diagnosis

8 Ways Schizophrenia Changes Your Life

From getting the right support to changing your sleep habits, schizophrenia alters your life. Here are just a few ways.

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Medication

What to Expect After Taking the Morning After Pill

Taking emergency birth control to prevent unwanted pregnancy? Here’s how it works and what side effects you may experience.

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13 Things You Might Not Know About Yeast Infections

Yeast infections are caused by an overgrowth of a microscopic fungus found in the digestive tract, on the skin, and in the vagina. Find out how to prevent it from happening again.

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Bones

Multiple Myeloma: Managing Bone Pain

From medication and surgery to stress-reduction techniques, here are ways to cope with bone pain.

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Diagnosis

What Is Follicular Lymphoma?

Follicular lymphoma is a slow-growing cancer which is not curable but instead is considered a long-term, chronic disease.

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Diagnosis

What Is Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma?

Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, the most common type of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, is aggressive, but up to three-quarters of patients are responsive to treatment.

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Skin Health

Managing Skin Allergies

Nickel, latex, household chemicals and more can cause skin irritation. Here’s how to prevent an allergic reaction to common irritants.

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Treatment

Metastatic Melanoma Clinical Trials

If you have metastatic melanoma, how do you know if a clinical trial might be right for you? And what can you expect if you join one?