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What Tests Help Determine if You Have Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma?

Learn about the tests for lymphoma, including a bone marrow aspiration and biopsy.

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11 Ankylosing Spondylitis Myths Debunked

Learn the truth behind 11 common misconceptions people have about the inflammatory spine disease ankylosing spondylitis.

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5 Reasons to See Your Rheumatologist

It’s easy to avoid going to your rheumatologist when you're rheumatoid arthritis feels OK, but here are 5 reasons you should go anyway.

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Should You Get Prostate Cancer Screening?

Not all men should get PSA tests to screen for prostate cancer, according to new recommendations from The United States Preventative Services Task Force.

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10 Things Even RA Vets May Not Know

There have been so many developments in rheumatoid arthritis over the last decade that even RA veterans may not be up to date. Here's what you should know.

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Can My HDL Be Too High?

Is it possible to have too much “good” cholesterol? Find out more about the different types of HDL, cholesterol tests, and what they mean.

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Home DNA Tests and Privacy: A Primer

Remember: Reputable companies will ask permission before they share your information with others.

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How to Use a Continuous Glucose Monitor

Learn how a continuous glucose monitor can automatically test your glucose levels to help you better manage type 1 diabetes.

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Should You Test Your Child's Diabetes Risk?

Learn about this research program that is studying possible ways to reverse the progression of type 1 diabetes, particularly among children.

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Can I Still Get Pregnant If My Periods Are Irregular?

A reader with unpredictable periods writes in to find out whether she can still get pregnant. Here’s what our expert replied.