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Risk Factors

When Dementia Comes on Fast

People with vascular dementia may have sudden confusion, difficulty understanding a conversation, or speaking. Eileen discusses what happened when her father developed the condition.

Senior woman receiving a flu shot at the pharmacy.
Treatment

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia and Vaccines

Both chronic lymphocytic leukemia and its treatments can weaken the immune system. Patients should get flu and pneumonia vaccines, but may need to avoid others.

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Technology

The 10 Best Apps for Diabetes Management

These 10 health apps are great tools for managing diabetes by tracking everything from medications and blood sugar to meals and exercise.

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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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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.

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.

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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.