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Caregiving

How to Spot the Signs of Deadly Sepsis

Sepsis affects more than 1.5 million people in the U.S. each year. But many don’t know the signs of this deadly medical emergency.

By Sophie Ramsey

The Latest

intermittent fasting

4 Reasons to Try IF (Besides Weight Loss)

Intermittent fasting is a popular diet known for helping people shed pounds. But now, researchers say it may do more than just that.

By Sarah Ellis
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Foot Pain and Menopause

The big M affects your reproductive hormones—now your feet have to suffer, too? Learn what's going on, plus the best ways to soothe your aches.

By Leslie Goldman
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Chronic Life

The Surprising Reason You Can’t Stay Awake

Getting verrrry sleepy? Your insatiable need for zzz’s could indicate an underlying chronic condition, according to researchers. Here’s what to know.

By Lara DeSanto
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Technology

Is This the Health Tracker of the Future?

Researchers are developing a new high-tech health monitoring material that could make keeping tabs on your vitals as easy as getting dressed.

By Lara DeSanto
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Brain

Workout Motivation: You’ll Boost Your IQ, Too

Exercise is good for your body—it’s a no-brainer, right? And speaking of brains, yours reaps the benefits of that workout too, new research confirms.

By Lara DeSanto
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Stress

9 Tips to Manage Stress for Better Health

Increasingly, stress is considered a risk factor for dementia, particularly Alzheimer’s. Stress is also a risk factor for stroke and heart attack as well as a trigger for many diseases from arthritis to psoriasis. Obviously, limiting stress in our lives is a good idea. But how? Simply living what we call modern life seems to make stress the norm.

By Carol Bradley Bursack
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Treatment

15 Minutes Can Make all the Difference When You Have a Stroke

Getting prompt treatment after a stroke could save your life. Learn the signs here.

By Lara DeSanto
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Medication

It's Time to Rethink That Aspirin-a-Day

Have you heard? There are brand new guidelines regarding taking aspirin to help prevent heart disease. Here’s what you need to know.

By Lara DeSanto
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Symptoms

Knowing These Heart Attack Symptoms Could Save Your Life

Don’t delay—here’s why acting quickly at the first sign of a heart attack is vital.

By Lara DeSanto
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Treatment

Post-Menopausal Women Should Not Use Hormonal Therapy to Prevent Chronic Conditions

The latest guidelines no longer support the use of hormone therapy to prevent diseases like heart disease and breast cancer. Here’s why.

By Eileen Bailey