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Living With

Lung Cancer Stigma: Fighting the Blame Game

Don't get drawn into the blame game of believing you deserve lung cancer because you were a smoker. No one deserves cancer, and you can fight the stigma.

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Symptoms

Depressed After Sex? You’re Not Alone

Does sex leave you feeling sad, anxious, or irritable? You may be experiencing postcoital dysphoria.

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Symptoms

10 Important Facts About Uterine Cancer

Uterine cancer is one of the most common gynecological cancers. Learn about your risk factors, symptoms, and tips for lowering your risk of uterine cancer.

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Skin Cancer: The Stigma of "It's Your Fault"

There are some diseases, such as skin cancer, where the patient is blamed for their own disease, at least partially. When you disclose your diagnosis, friends and relatives might look at you with sympathy, but wonder how much your own behavior contri...

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Summer

Could Tanning Be Addictive?

Research shows that tanning might be more than for vanity – it could be an addictive behavior.

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Living With

Care for Your Mental Health with Melanoma

Around 30 percent of people with melanoma say they experience anxiety or depression. Here's how to make mental health a priority.

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Prevention

6 Things to Know About Zika Virus During Pregnancy

Are you currently pregnant or planning to conceive? Take these precautions to help prevent getting Zika.

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Symptoms

How Much Do You Know About Bipolar Mania?

Find out how much you know about bipolar mania. You'll be surprised by the answers to these 10 questions and learn important facts about the condition.

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Newly Diagnosed

Everything You Need to Know About Chronic Hives

What causes chronic hives? When should you see a doctor? Review these most-asked questions about the condition and educate yourself and others.

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Profile

9 Famous People With Bipolar Disorder

Did you know Mel Gibson has bipolar? What about Richard Dreyfuss? Here are nine famous people living with bipolar disorder, each telling a story of emotional resilience.