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10 Best Things to Say to Someone Fighting a Chronic Illness

These aren’t your generic “hope you feel better” statements, or awkward sentiments of “call me if you need me.” These are phrases that will open a line of communication, and even jumpstart actions that will make a lasting positive impact on the health and life of your loved one.

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A Closer Look at the Effects of Social Media on Body Image

Ways young women interact with images of others online often have a negative effect on their feelings about themselves and their bodies, according to a study.

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Are Bots Tainting Health Info on Social Media?

Social media accounts run by internet robots — “bots” — may be behind much of the discussion on Twitter about the health effects of vaping.

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What Picture-Perfect Selfies May Be Doing to Our Self-Esteem

Apps like Instagram, Snapchat, and Facetune give editing features once available only to celebrities to the common man (or woman), changing beauty standards.

Group of people enjoying a coffee bar.

Coffee Shop Tips to Avoid Acid Reflux

Love the flavor of coffee but struggle with acid reflux after a hot cup? These hacks can help you continue to enjoy a trip to your favorite coffee shop.

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Best Chronic Illness Health Apps of 2017

If you live with a chronic illness, these apps can help you stay on track of your appointments, medications, and symptoms.

Teenaged friends sharing a laugh after school.

The Health Benefits of Teen Friendships

Teens with close friends tend to have less social anxiety than popular peers during early adulthood.

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Is Social Media Your Health Guru?

Despite the marvelous payoffs that social media offers, including immediate connectivity with hot button issues and real-time trends, social media to some extent, has become the bane of doctors.