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Mole or Melanoma?
Some adults can have up to 40 moles. But when should you start worrying about skin cancer?
How to Protect Your Hearing
Around 20 percent of Americans have some form of hearing loss, according to the Hearing Loss Association of America. But you don't have to be one of them.
Swimming This Summer?
Don't let injuries and illnesses ruin the fun of swimming this summer.
Monitoring Your Blood Pressure at Home
If you're not doing these things, you're measuring your blood pressure wrong.
Act F.A.S.T. to Spot a Stroke
Do you know the signs of a stroke? Knowing the signs and symptoms can make all the difference.
Know Your Asthma Triggers
Knowing your asthma triggers is the first step in avoiding them.
A New Combo Treatment for Thyroid Cancer
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved two medications to treat certain types of thyroid cancer.
New Treatment for Stomach Bleeding
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has allowed marketing of a device that helps control stomach bleeding.
Restaurant Menus Are Changing
Have you seen some recent changes to restaurant menus? Thanks to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), these changes are here to stay.
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?