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Severe Eczema and Heart Health

Eczema can affect more than your skin. Recent studies show a connection between severe eczema and heart problems. Find out what you can do to protect yourself.

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Common Head and Neck Cancer Complications

Treatment for head and neck cancer can leave survivors with an array of challenges. Here are some common complications you should know about.

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Health Problems in Breast Cancer Survivors

You should feel great about making it through your breast cancer treatments, but as a survivor you'll also have to stay on guard for these other conditions.

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HPV and Head and Neck Cancer

HPV is the most common sexually transmitted infection. And it's a rising cause of throat cancer. Learn how you can protect yourself.

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Warning Signs of Metastatic Breast Cancer

Advanced breast cancer tends to spread to the bones, the liver, the lungs, or the brain. Can you recognize the different symptoms of metastasis for each organ?

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Why Your RA Doctor Needs to Know About That Annoying Dry Cough—Now

If you have rheumatoid arthritis, you have a strong chance of developing interstitial lung disease. That’s right, your joint condition can actually have a big impact on how you breathe. Here, the symptoms to watch for—and five ways to reduce your risk.

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What Should You Know About the Rare—But Severe—Side Effects of Adjuvant Therapy for Melanoma

Adjuvant therapy for melanoma can help prevent a recurrence of the serious skin cancer—but there's the potential for life-threatening side effects. Learn the symptoms and how to protect yourself.

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Ulcerative Colitis Doubles Your Colon Cancer Risk: What to Know to Protect Yourself

If you have ulcerative colitis, your colon cancer risk more than doubles. Learn how to protect yourself.

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Head and Neck Cancer Survivors Share Tips for Oral Care

Cancer treatment can leave your mouth and teeth in disarray. We went straight to those who know best — head and neck cancer survivors — to find out what works and what doesn’t to deal with some common issues.

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5 Myths About Small Bowel Obstructions

Having been an inflammatory bowel disease patient for years, Jackie thought she’d seen it all. Then she was hospitalized with an obstruction. Here’s what she learned.