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Demand for IUDs Is Up — Here's Why

President Trump recently ramped up his promise to get rid of the Affordable Care Act, sometimes called Obamacare. Here’s how women are reacting, according to a new study.

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Want to Try HIIT Workouts? Read This First

HIIT workouts are tempting due to their reputation for being a quick way to see big gains — but before you start, it’s important to understand injury risk.

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Turns Out, Moderate Drinking Doesn’t Actually Lower Your Stroke Risk

This long-held belief is now firmly in “health myth” territory, thanks to a large new study on alcohol consumption and stroke rates.

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A New Vaccine Could Treat Existing HPV and Precancer of the Cervix

The current HPV vaccine, Gardasil9, prevents cervical cancer—but a new vaccine could actually get rid of HPV and precancerous cells in people who are already affected.

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What to Eat to Prevent or Improve the Symptoms of ED

Find out what to put on your plate, what to avoid eating, and how these nutrients can help erectile dysfunction.

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‘Smart Pajamas’ Could Improve Your Sleep: Here’s How

If you’re one of the 70 million Americans who struggles to get a good night’s sleep, these new high-tech PJs could be the solution.

Foods to eat for a healthy prostate.

What Can I Eat to Reduce an Enlarged Prostate?

Find out whether what you’re eating is helping or harming your prostate health.

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Using a Daily Skin Moisturizer Could Protect You From Diseases Like Alzheimer’s, Diabetes

A new study out of the University of California at San Francisco found that older adults who used a skin cream twice a day for a month had lower levels of inflammation throughout their bodies. Here’s what you need to know.

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Can Teen Girls With Cancer Still Have Children?

Get all the information you need about fertility preservation in young women and girls diagnosed with cancer, including treatment options like egg freezing.

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Do You Know Your Risk Factors for Ulcerative Colitis?

While we don’t know exactly what causes UC, we do know some of the main risk factors for developing it — and knowing your risk factors can help you take control of your health and your future.