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Teens Have (Almost) No Clue How to Find Reliable Websites

It starts with fear of embarrassment. But it doesn’t stop there.

The BRAF Gene Mutation and You

Here's what you should know about this risk factor for melanoma and whether it can affect future generations.

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7 Ways Loved Ones Can Reduce Lung Cancer Risk

If you have lung cancer and you're worried others in your family might get it too, here are 7 helpful prevention tips to share with your loved ones.

Joni Kazantzis and her daughters.

How to Take Care of Your Psoriasis and Your Kids

Parenting is enough of a challenge without adding a chronic disease to the mix. Get survival tips from a mom who knows.

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Deadly Staph Infections Linked to the Opioid Epidemic

Rising rates of staph infections may be due in part to the huge increase in the number of people who are addicted to opioids and other drugs, says the CDC.

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Can You Feed Your Family on $25 Per Day?

Even with careful meal planning, serving healthy meals to a family of four costs about $25 a day, which for many low-income U.S. families is not affordable.

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How to Create Greater Thyroid Awareness

In today’s socially technological world, tyhroid disease awareness is as easy as ‘sharing’ information with family and friends.

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Say Aloha to the Nation's Healthiest State

Hawaii is the healthiest state in America — a position it’s held four of the past five years, according to an annual report from the United Health Foundation.

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Contraception Among U.S. Women: A CDC Report

A report from the CDC indicates nearly two-thirds of women in the United States use birth control, 99 percent of sexually active women from 2006 to 2010.

Romaine lettuce on shelf in store.

Steer Clear of Romaine Lettuce: An E. Coli Outbreak

The CDC is advising consumers not to eat romaine lettuce due to a multi-state outbreak of food poisoning caused by E. coli and linked to the produce.