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New Tech Lets You Test Your Blood Sugar Without Needles

Thanks to artificial intelligence, no-prick glucose testing may be the wave of the future for diabetics.

By Lara DeSanto
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When Was Your Last Cancer Screening?

Consider this your official reminder to schedule a cancer screening today.

By Lara DeSanto
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How Tired Is Too Tired?

Sometimes sleep eludes us all. But a new study found that some of us may be walking around with an undiagnosed chronic fatigue syndrome.

By Lara DeSanto
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Psoriatic Arthritis or Rheumatoid Arthritis?

The right treatment for psoriatic arthritis and rheumatoid arthritis begins with a diagnosis. Here's how you can tell these two conditions apart.

By Casey Nilsson
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FDA Modernizes Breast Cancer Screening Regulations

For the first time in more than 25 years, the FDA has proposed changes to mammography regulations to improve breast cancer screening for millions of Americans.

By Diane Domina
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Why You're Not Too Old to Get an STI

Sexually transmitted infections are climbing among older adults. We've got a refresher on how to have a safe (and healthy!) sex life.

By Stephanie Stephens
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Does Radioactive Iodine Treatment Cause Cancer?

We've got the answers to your biggest questions about RAI treatment for hyperthyroidism.

By Mary Shomon
Breast cancer awareness.

Women, Get Your Mammograms: They're Proven to Save Lives

Early detection and treatment for breast cancer have prevented hundreds of thousands of breast-cancer deaths in the United States in the past three decades.

By Diane Domina
Breast cancer patient advocate, Nancy Cappello.

Dense Breast Advocate Nancy Cappello Dies

Nancy Cappello's advocacy for breast density notification in mammogram reports resulted in legislation in 36 American states, a move that saves lives.

By Stephanie Stephens
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Should You Use At-Home HPV Tests?

Mail-in, at-home kits to test for high-risk human papillomavirus (HPV) infection do help improve cervical cancer screening, according to this study.

By Diane Domina