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Controlling Cholesterol
Looking to protect your heart health? Check out these five tips for managing your cholesterol.
Reducing Men's Cancer Risk
Everyday choices can play a significant role in your risk of cancer, regardless of your gender. Here are some specific steps men can take to reduce their cancer risk.
Marketing of IBS Device Is a Go
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the marketing of a device to help with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) pain.
Fall Prevention Awareness
One in four adults older than 65 falls every year. Follow these tips to prevent falls and serious injuries.
What You Need to Know for Men's Health Month
June is Men's Health Month. Read on to learn what you can do this month to lower your risk of prostate cancer.
Don’t Miss a Beat
Drums pounding or fish flopping in the chest are ways people describe atrial fibrillation (AFib). Get to know the symptoms and how to control the disease.
Episodic Cluster Headache Rx Gets Green Light
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved an injection to treat episodic cluster headaches in adults.
Travel Smart This Summer
Book trip. Check. Reserve hotel room. Check. But before you pack your bags and head out, it's wise to consider one more important factor: your health.
IBS Explained
If you have abnormal bowel movements like diarrhea or constipation and you don't know why, you may have a condition called irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).
Safety Risk for Certain Dietary Supplements
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a warning statement on certain dietary supplements.