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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.

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New Vaccine for Aggressive Brain Cancer Could Increase Survival By Nearly 2 Years

In a clinical trial, a vaccine for the treatment of glioblastoma, which killed John McCain, showed promising results.

Medical marijuana oil.

Medical Marijuana: Different Tokes for Different Folks (and Health Conditions)

People with cancer who use medical marijuana are more likely to choose forms with higher amounts of THC than those with other health conditions, who prefer CBD.

Doctor examining postmenopausal woman for osteoporosis.

Good News for Postmenopausal Bones: Benefits of Osteoporosis Meds Outweigh Risks

New practice guidelines issued by the Endocrine Society provide information about osteoporosis medication options and answer questions women may have.

Doctor talking to depressed young woman.

How to Know if Ketamine Will Help Your Depression—Before You Spend a Cent

Ketamine can be costly. But researchers are working to determine if biomarkers, such as mere blood test, may help to determine if the Rx will reduce your symptoms.

Doctor talking to male patient about treatment.

The FDA Just Approved a New Device That Eases Heart Failure Symptoms

For those with moderate-to-severe chronic heart failure, treatment options are limited. But a newly approved device may help.

Woman talking to a camera.

Hide Your Eczema, or Share it With the World?

Eczema advocate Ashley Wall on why documenting your chronic skin condition might lift your spirits, help others, and even help you better manage flares.

Teen girl talking to her doctor with her parents.

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.

Nurse and smiling woman in hospital.

Women Beat Men When It Comes to Recovering After Trauma — But Why?

In cases of severe trauma — falls, accidents, assaults — women tend to have higher survival rates than men. But the reason for this is unknown.

Women holding hands in a hospital bed.

Friendships Are Forged In Cancer Treatment

Cancer patients find buddies, exchange advice, and share encouragement with a community of fellow patients in the treatment room.