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I Trusted My Gut Over My Doctor—and It Saved Me from Lyme Disease
One woman stuck to her guns and pushed for the diagnosis she desperately needed.
My Son Could Die If the New Health Care Bill Is Passed
Trump's proposed health care law could be fatal for my son's "pre-existing condition."
7 Ways to Make Picking a Health Insurance Plan Less Stressful
Your no-excuse guide on where to start, what you need to do, and when you need it done by,
There's No Evidence You Need an Annual Physical Exam, Say Doctors
Research says physicals don't make you healthier, but read this before you skip your next exam.
Gross! 83 Percent of Doctors Work While Sick
Medical professionals are definitely heroic, but does forgoing a sick day put your health at risk?
Would You Facebook Chat Your Doctor?
A new survey reveals many Americans are breaking boundaries when it comes to doctor/patient communication.
DNA-Based Personalized Medicine May Change Healthcare Forever
From depression drugs to cancer vaccines, meds made just based on your DNA could be coming to your doctor's office.
Breast Cancer Is on the Rise—But So Are New Early Detection Strategies
And you'll never guess the technological improvements that are to blame (hint: not your iPhone).
How Safe Are Your Electronic Medical Records?
Your personal medical info—including those embarrassing symptoms you Googled in a panic—may not be as private as you think.
10 Questions Your Doctor Is Too Afraid to Ask You (and Why You Need the Answers)
This quiz can tell you how your childhood influences your health.
8 Natural Remedies for Coughs, Headaches, and More
Get fast relief without drugs with these safe and effective natural cures for insomnia, muscle soreness, and more.
The 7 Most Addictive Legal Substances
You don't need a dealer to become an addict. Find out the most popular vices—and how to quit them.
What Is Precision Medicine, and How Will It Affect You?
The President hopes his new health plan will improve medical treatments for all Americans.
Why I Got the Alzheimer’s Test
Since there are few preventive treatments, some argue it’s best not to know your risk for the disease. Here, one woman explains why she took the test.
Living with Fibromyalgia for 15 Years
After 15 years of constant discomfort, this writer was finally able to treat the underlying issue causing her pain: fibromyalgia.
Flu, Cold, or Winter Allergies: What's Taking You Down?
The first step to getting better is figuring out your diagnosis, this Q&A will help.
6 Hidden Health Benefits of Yoga
So say Harvard University researchers. Discover how the practice can boost your brain, sex life, immunity, and more
Top Warning Signs to Ask Your Doctor About
If you’re like 98 percent of adults, you’d brush off the 10 top warning signs of cancer. Would you recognize these other scary symptoms?
Endurance Sports Make Your DNA Healthier
If you try something new this year, make it a longer-than-usual workout. Your genes will thank you.
3 Suprisingly Harmful Habits That Can Shorten Your Life
These things you do every day could be hurting your wellbeing more than you realize
Which Is Healthier: Marijuana or Alcohol?
With recreational and medical marijuana becoming legal in more states, we wanted to find out which buzz—weed or booze—was better for your health.
Is That a Herpes Cold Sore—Or Just a Zit?
It looks awful, but it might be nothing. Learn how to tell what that sore on your mouth really is.
Eye Care Mistakes You Don't Know You're Making
Whether you wear glasses or have 20/20, these eye health and contact lens-care tips will help you save your sight.