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Treatment

Brain Tumors: Do They Respond to Immunotherapy?

Immunotherapy, a type of treatment that enlists parts of our immune systems to fight diseases, may also help treat slow-growing brain tumors, a new study shows.

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Complications

Rethink Steroid Shots When Your Joint's 'Out of Joint'

Before you rush out to get that corticosteroid injection for your throbbing knee, consider this—a new study says it may do more harm than good.

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Lifestyle

Greater Life Satisfaction Is Tied to This Major Belief

If you believe in the idea of “oneness,” you’re likely to be happier, according to this new study published by the American Psychological Association. But what does that mean, exactly?

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Work

Not-So-Happy-Hour: Faking Smiles at Work Could Increase Your Risk of Heavy Drinking

If you work in service, the phrase “service with a smile” is likely familiar. But this practice could be hurting you, according to a new study.

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Treatment

3 Supplements That Help Mental Health

The largest review of studies so far has found solid proof that some supplements can give traditional treatments a boost.

Zucchini.
Nutrition

Eat More Water!

That’s right—there are plenty of ways to sneak in an extra glass or two a day just by choosing the right foods.

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Prevention

Are Beta Blockers Safe to Use in Early Pregnancy?

Beta blockers, the class of drugs that helps control heart rhythm, treat angina, and reduce high blood pressure, are safe to use in the first trimester of pregnancy and are not associated with a significant risk of birth defects.

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Nutrition

Hey, Chicken Lovers: It May Be Time to Cut Back

New research suggests that white meat may not be much healthier than beef after all.

Mother with postpartum depression holding her newborn baby.
Risk Factors

Postpartum Depression Linked to Mom’s Recovery Pain After Childbirth

How well a new mother's pain is managed during her recovery from childbirth appears to directly influence her risk of postpartum depression.

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Supplements

Vitamin D May Lower Diabetes Risk

Results of a study suggest vitamin D, the sunshine vitamin, improves insulin sensitivity, lowers glucose levels, and reduces type 2 diabetes risk.