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A Hypothyroidism Success Story

A Hypothyroidism Success Story

For decades, Lizzy, creator of the popular Miss Lizzy blog, lived with undiagnosed hypothyroidism. This condition is so easily missed because of its subtle and not so clear symptoms that could be attributed to many other factors. Lizzy would cite sym...

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Why You Should Kick The Soda Habit

Are soft drinks the adult version of the lollipop? These photographs show just how much sugar is in your soda.

Advocates Unite Hep C Conference

Advocates Unite Hep C Conference

Telling Your Story Could Eradicate A Disease HealthCentral attended a hepatitis C conference organized by Caring Ambassadors, a non-profit that strives to empower people to be advocates of their own health. There, we saw the power of people telling t...

Hypothyroidism Treatment: Generics vs. Brands

Hypothyroidism Treatment: Generics vs. Brands

When you are sick, getting medication should be a relatively simple process. If a drug is over the counter, just go pick one off the aisles. If a drug needs a prescription, showing the pharmacist your doctor’s note should be all you need to do. But m...

Stages of Prostate Cancer: From I to IV

Prostate Cancer Stages At a Glance

Check out this infographic to understand the symptoms and treatment options at each stage of prostate cancer.

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Risk Factors

What Are Prostate Cancer's Risk Factors?

The exact cause of prostate cancer isn't fully understood, but these are some of the most common risk factors you should know about.

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Recently Diagnosed With Prostate Cancer?

If you have just been diagnosed with prostate cancer, chances are you are feeling scared and overwhelmed. You might not know much about prostate cancer or what is involved in treatment. The first step is to learn about the disease, the treatments and ...

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Is There a Point to Deodorant?

For some people, it may not be necessary at all. So why do they use it?

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The Heart Attack Risk Factor Women Need To Know

Being a woman and being underpaid can be a bad combination for your heart. Here’s what the science shows.

How to Recognize Thyroid Problems

How to Recognize Thyroid Problems

Do you know the red flags that suggest all is not well with your thyroid? If you’re noticing these symptoms, it’s time to consult a doctor.