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Beauty Treatments and Hepatitis C Risk

When you are living with hepatitis C, anything involving needles or some sort of blood can make you wary of spreading the disease to others. Here are the hepatitis C risks associated with four common beauty treatments.

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Atrial Fibrillation and Silent Strokes

A new study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine has linked atrial fibrillation to an increased risk of silent strokes. Here’s what you need to know.

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What to Eat With Atrial Fibrillation

Here are some things you can eat with AFib that can help manage and even reverse this heart condition.

Latest Research on Hepatitis C

Latest Research on Hepatitis C

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), between 130 and 150 million people worldwide now have chronic Hepatitis C and 350,000 to 500,000 people die each year from related liver diseases. Here’s the latest news on hepatitis C treatments and ...

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Hypothyroidism and Women

Hypothyroidism is a condition where the thyroid is underactive and does not produce enough hormones to regulate metabolism and other major bodily functions. Here are some ways hypothyroidism affects women, who are more likely to suffer from it than m...

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4 Ways to Reduce Your Cancer Risk with BRCA

Did you test positive for BRCA1 or BRCA2 gene mutations? Here are 4 ways you can reduce your cancer risk through surgery, screening, and lifestyle changes.

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What to Know About Prehypertension?

Prehypertension is a relatively new classification for people with a blood pressure level that is not healthy, but not yet in the hypertension range. Here are six things to know about the condition.

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How Many People Are Affected By Osteoporosis (INFOGRAPHIC)

Here is a breakdown of some essential stats to know about osteoporosis. _ (click image to enlarge)_

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Teen Contraception: What You Need to Know

More than 70 percent of teenagers have had sex by the time they reach their 19th birthday. And long-acting reversible contraception (LARC) techiniques are considered good contraception options to be discussed with your teen.

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How Menopause Affects Diabetes

For most women, menopause occurs between the ages of 40 and 60, which is also the period during which most adults are screened for diabetes, especially if they are overweight. Here are some things to know about the correlation between menopause and d...