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Plant-Based Burgers Are All the Rage: But Are They Really Better for You?

Popular beefless burgers like the Impossible Burger and Beyond Burger can be found across the country. Here’s how they compare with real meat when it comes to your health.

By Lara DeSanto

A Less-Invasive Mastectomy Proves Safe for Most Women With Breast Cancer

Nipple-sparing surgery may help women avoid one of the more traumatic aspects of this breast cancer treatment.

By Lara DeSanto

Having #Goals Really Does Help Your Health

When your set your sights on the future, you just may lower your risk of depression and anxiety.

By Lara DeSanto

Could Your Doctor’s Religious Beliefs Come Between You and Your Health Care?

The Trump administration says its new ruling is a way to protect religious freedoms. But many say it goes too far.

By Lara DeSanto

Teens Have (Almost) No Clue How to Find Reliable Websites

It starts with fear of embarrassment. But it doesn’t stop there.

By Lara DeSanto

How to Stay Connected When You Live Alone

Even the most solitude-loving people get lonely sometimes. Here’s how to fight it.

By Lara DeSanto

Americans Are Drowning in Medical Debt

More than half of U.S. adults struggle with medical costs — and it’s only going to get worse, researchers say.

By Lara DeSanto

The Science Behind Your Love for Coffee and Beer

It’s not as obvious as you may think — in fact, it’s in your genes.

By Lara DeSanto

When Should Breast Cancer Patients Opt for Chemo?

A new genetic test may one day help women and their doctors make more confident decisions.

By Lara DeSanto

The Herpes Viruses are Getting Smarter

Find out what it means for prevention and treatment.

By Lara DeSanto