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9 Rheumatoid Arthritis Remedies You Probably Haven’t Tried

These exercise, food, and lifestyle hacks can help tame RA pain and increase joint mobility.

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Is Your Body Attacking Itself?

Your own immune system may be the cause of chronic hives. Here's how to find out, and what you can do to control it.

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What You Eat Could Be The Difference Between Your Bladder Cancer Returning, or Not

While there is no evidence that a particular diet can reduce your risk, results from multiple studies show a link between bladder cancer and what we eat. So it wouldn’t hurt to stock up on yogurt, green tea, and oranges — and also, they’re delicious, so why wouldn’t you want to?

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Rethink Steroid Shots When Your Joint's 'Out of Joint'

Before you rush out to get that corticosteroid injection for your throbbing knee, consider this—a new study says it may do more harm than good.

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Does Immunotherapy for Cancer Impact Fertility?

If you’ve been diagnosed with cancer, you may be worried about how it will affect your ability to have children. Here’s what we know about one type of cancer treatment, immunotherapy, and its effects on fertility.

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Do You Have 'Chemobrain'?

If you feel confused or have trouble focusing as you go through cancer treatment, it could be chemobrain. Learn more about what it is and why it happens.

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Intimacy After Metastatic Breast Cancer

Cancer changes bodies, and relationships. That doesn’t mean you have to give up intimacy and sex.

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Metastatic Breast Cancer: Better Pain Management

Here’s how you can find pain relief with a highly individualized combination of strategies.

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These Skin Conditions May Mimic a Yeast Infection or Herpes

Learn the symptoms of lichen planus and lichen sclerosus, two vulvar skin conditions that can cause pain, burning, and more.

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Postpartum Depression Linked to Mom’s Recovery Pain After Childbirth

How well a new mother's pain is managed during her recovery from childbirth appears to directly influence her risk of postpartum depression.