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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.

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Surgery

This Hysterectomy Procedure Could Spread Undetected Uterine Cancer, Finds Study

A recent Yale study warns that a specific minimally invasive surgery used to perform the common hysterectomy can increase the risk of death in women who had undetected uterine cancer.

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Prevention

Eat, Wait, Sleep: Sound Advice for Optimal Blood Sugar?

The recommended practice of waiting two hours after eating before going to bed doesn’t have a significant effect on blood sugar levels, say researchers.

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Risk Factors

A Surprising Link Between Multiple Chronic Illnesses

New research suggests that people who have inflammatory bowel disease or diabetes may have a higher risk of rheumatoid arthritis. Find out what we know about the connection so far, and what you can do to lower your odds of developing RA.

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Treatment

When Should Breast Cancer Patients Opt for Chemo?

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

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Cardio

Exercise Like Your Brain Depends on It

There’s a new reason we should all be working out regularly. A recent study found that physical fitness also helps us problem-solve and make smarter decisions.

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Treatment

You Just Learned You Have Severe Eczema: What Now?

Researchers have written comprehensive guidelines for managing severe eczema, which can increase the risk of serious infections.

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Tests

Think You Have a Food Allergy? You May Be Wrong

While about 19 percent of U.S. adults think they have a food allergy, only around 11 percent have documented food allergies, according to survey results.

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Baby

Food Allergy Prevention Tips for Parents

Updated guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics give parents the latest information on how to prevent and manage food allergies.

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Symptoms

Why Climate Change Is Bad News for People With Seasonal Allergies

Mother Nature’s calendar is being disrupted by climate change, and that’s wreaking havoc for the 25 million Americans people with hay fever.