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Can These Common Meds Give You Dementia?

Check your medicine cabinets—a new study found that anticholinergic drugs may make you more likely to develop dementia down the line.

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Your Body Wash Could Make You More Likely to Break a Bone

Want to reduce your osteoporosis risk? You may want to check the ingredients list on your personal care products.

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Brushing and Flossing Could Reduce Your Risk of This Cancer

Have you tended to your teeth today? Here’s how to improve your mouth health and lower your risk of liver cancer.

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The Breast Cancer Risk Women May Not Know About

While it’s well established that alcohol can up your chances of getting breast cancer, many people are still in the dark. Get the facts here.

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Pancreatic Cancer Treatment Takes a Step Forward

A new drug combination has been shown to shrink tumors and extend patients’ lives. Learn the risk factors for this disease and what you can do to lower your odds.

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New Hope for Throat Cancer

There’s currently no screening test that can help identify HPV-related throat cancer early. But new research suggests we’re one step closer.

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How Many Steps Should You Walk Each Day?

10,000 may not be the magic number after all, according to new research.

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Knowing These Heart Attack Symptoms Could Save Your Life

Don’t delay—here’s why acting quickly at the first sign of a heart attack is vital.

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Working It! How Exercise Helps Fight Heart Failure

While heart failure patients used to be told to prioritize rest, now experts say physical activity is vital—here’s what you need to know to get started.

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Simple Ways to Manage Fluid Buildup

When you have heart failure, one major sign that it could be getting worse is excess fluid buildup in your body. Here are some key steps to keeping your levels in balance.