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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.

Senior woman in pain sitting on the couch at home.
Bones

Multiple Myeloma: Managing Bone Pain

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

Medical research.
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.

Doctor describing lymphoma treatments to a patient.
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.

Putting on earring.
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.

Medical team.
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?

Cancer support resources.
Living With

Top Resources for People With Leukemia

If you need help after a leukemia diagnosis, check out these organizations and websites for medical information, emotional support, and financial help.

Woman talking to her coworkers.
Work

Telling Work About Your Metastatic Melanoma

Sharing news about an illness with colleagues is tough. Here's advice on smoothing the way.

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Symptoms

8 Things You Might Not Know About Eating Disorders

Many people think of anorexia nervosa when they think of eating disorders but these illnesses are much more complicated than they appear.

Cancer patient reaching for survivorship pamphlet.
Treatment

Important: Metastatic Melanoma Follow-Up Care

Follow-up care after metastatic melanoma treatment includes skin exams, imaging, screenings for other cancers, management of side effects, and sun protection.