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Travel

Medical Care on a Cruise: What to Know

A former cruise ship doctor explains what you can expect if you need medical care on the ocean.

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Risk Factors

Birth Control Methods and Your Autoimmune Disease Risk

Some studies have associated certain types of birth control with a potentially increased risk of autoimmune disease development. But how much of a risk is it really? Here's what you need to know.

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Cost of Care

Score! 11 Ways to Save on Your Meds

Tired of breaking the bank every time you go to pay for your prescription drugs? Save big with these insider tips that slash drug costs.

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Weight

What's the Best Diet for 2019?

U.S. News & World Report ranked more than 40 diet and eating plans for its annual assessment. Learn which one took the top spot.

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Nutrition

Could a Healthy Diet Save the World?

A diet high in fruits and vegetables and low in animal fat will not only help you lose weight, but it may also promote sustainable food production.

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Work

Think Listening to Music Will Boost Creativity? Not So Fast

Music and creativity go together like Simon and Garfunkel – or Jay and Bey, depending on your generation. Or… maybe not.

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Relationships

How to Stay Connected When You Live Alone

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

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Risk Factors

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.

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Diagnosis

The Big 3: These Are the Most Commonly Misdiagnosed Health Conditions

Errors in diagnosis are all too common—that’s why it's important to learn how to advocate for yourself in the doctor’s office. Here’s what you need to know.

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Treatment

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.

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Lifestyle

One More Great Reason to Take a Vacation

Turn on that out-of-office email reply and get yourself away—your heart will thank you.