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Treatment

The History of Diabetes

Find out when diabetes was first identified, how treatment has changed over the years, and how we developed our modern understanding of the disease.

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Treatment

Need Help for Depression? Start With This List

It’s difficult for people in the midst of depression symptoms and their loved ones to know where to go for help. This list provides a great guide.

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Living With

How Well Do You Truly Understand Adult ADHD?

Find out if you know as much about adult ADHD as you think, from treatment options to the number of Americans living with this condition.

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Living With

How to Prevent Herpes Outbreaks

Genital herpes outbreaks can be painful. Here are some ways to prevent them or reduce their severity.

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Healthy Conversations

I Have an STD. Should I Tell My Partner?

Telling your partner you have an STD can be nerve-wracking. But here’s why it’s important.

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Myths

Don’t Believe These HPV Vaccine Myths

Are you still deciding whether you or your child should get the HPV vaccine? Here are the myths and facts surrounding it.

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Skin Health

Severe Eczema and Heart Health

Eczema can affect more than your skin. Recent studies show a connection between severe eczema and heart problems. Find out what you can do to protect yourself.

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Skin Health

Don't Let Eczema Stand in the Way of Love

Dating is awkward as it is. And then there is eczema. Follow these tips to move forward in love with confidence.

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Living With

9 Ways to Not Let Eczema Define You

Don’t let eczema take control of your life. Follow these tips for living your best life despite your condition.

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Relationships

Telling the Kids You Have Metastatic Melanoma

Telling your children you have metastatic melanoma is not easy. Here are some tips, such as talking to professionals and choosing the right time and place.