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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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How to Tell Your Partner You Have Herpes

Take it from someone who’s been there: Disclosing your STI status can be scary, but doing it has tons of advantages.

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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.

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10 Healthy Lifestyle Behaviors That May Help Prevent Colon Cancer

Colorectal cancer is a common cancer, with thousands of new cases expected in 2019. So how can you help reduce your risk? Exercising and eating healthy aren’t the only factors.

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Tips for Parents of Kids With Ulcerative Colitis

After your child is diagnosed with IBD, you may feel guilty. But it’s not your fault. Here’s how to support them.

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10 Depression Influencers You Need To Know

Find your new social media crush or a helpful book to read on depression from this list of top 10 depression influencers.

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Cancer in the Family Genes: Telling Your Kids

Shannon Pulaski wrote a book drawn from her experience telling her children about the BRCA gene mutation which put her at high risk for breast cancer. Here she shares her tips for talking to kids about this difficult topic.

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Use Your Cellphone To Help You Recover From Your Breakup

The end of a relationship can be heartbreaking and anxiety-inducing. Here are some apps to help you get over that ex.

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Restorative Yoga and Yin Yoga for Emotional Release

A book and a friend change the way Mike Veny thinks about how his body releases trauma, helping him to understand that he needs to practice yoga to heal.

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex and Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex attend a reception to mark the fiftieth anniversary of the investiture of the Prince of Wales at Buckingham Palace on March 5, 2019 in London, England.

Meghan Markle's Pregnancy Has Life-Saving Lessons for Women With Chronic Illness

Pregnant with a chronic disease? Not advocating for your health care can have devastating consequences — and your doc can often make the situation worse.