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You Can Smile About These Healthy Tips
Proper care of your teeth and gums promotes dental health and lowers your risk for dental issues like tooth decay, gum disease and tooth loss, among others.
Helping Your Gut After You Gobble, Gobble, Gobble
Breaking bread together is a natural way to celebrate, but there's no reason it has to spoil the holiday. Eating mindfully and seeking the right treatment when your digestion is distressed can help anyone better digest Thanksgiving.
A New Treatment for Travelers' Diarrhea
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new drug to treat travelers’ diarrhea.
All About Acid Reflux
If you're among the 1 in 5 people in the United States who have acid reflux, read on for everything you need to know about this condition.
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).
New Treatment for Stomach Bleeding
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has allowed marketing of a device that helps control stomach bleeding.
Got Celiac Disease? Now What?
These days, you’d be hard-pressed to find a grocery store without a gluten-free section. But what does it all mean?
Going Gluten-Free: What You Need to Know
Gluten-free diets, considered a medical treatment to manage celiac disease, are becoming more and more popular. But do you know what going gluten-free is really all about?
Another FDA Warning for a Common Diarrhea Drug
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a safety communication for a common anti-diarrhea medication.
Teen Drinking May Have Long-Term Effects
Drinking alcohol in your late teen years could lead to liver problems in your adult years, according to a new study.