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Colonoscopy: New evidence for the 10-year recommendation

New research strengthens standard screening guidelines for this common colon cancer screening.

Published: 01/17/2019

Sucking on your baby's pacifier may help prevent allergies

A new study suggests this simple practice might transfer health-boosting bacteria to babies and protect against allergies.

Published: 01/16/2019

Exposure to heat makes EpiPens less effective

New research suggests that EpiPens get less effective after exposure to unusually high temperatures.

Published: 01/15/2019

Sleep and contact lenses don't mix

The CDC warns that you could cost your eyes big time.

Published: 01/14/2019

When to call 911 for a child

Tips to help a parent or caregiver decide.

Published: 01/13/2019

How to check your hotel room for bedbugs

Don't let bedbugs hitch a ride back to your home.

Published: 01/12/2019

Yikes! Meet the Asian longhorned tick

Be sure you know the right way to remove a tick.

Published: 01/11/2019

5 steps to stay on your feet this winter

Be sure to keep an eye out for black ice, which can masquerade as mere water.

Published: 01/10/2019

Calling all 'rad' kids: Radiology website helps ease kids' fears

Kids share what it's like to have an imaging test.

Published: 01/09/2019

Even lifelong bookworms may read more slowly later in life

Embrace your natural reading speed as you age.

Published: 01/08/2019

A new link between red meat and heart disease

A study found that people with diets high in red meat had triple the amount of this chemical that causes heart disease.

Published: 01/07/2019

5 things you should know about cervical cancer

It's more common—and easier to prevent—than you might think.

Published: 01/06/2019

6 ways to make New Year's resolutions stick

These strategies can help you stay the course with confidence.

Published: 01/05/2019

Study links tooth loss and hypertension

A change in diet after losing teeth may explain this link.

Published: 01/04/2019

Anticoagulant risks are manageable

Turns out, a single drug might decrease the side effects of these common medications.

Published: 01/03/2019

Fentanyl-laced drugs: Cheap, powerful and deadly

A new study probes fentanyl's deadly surge.

Published: 01/02/2019

Have a nonalcoholic New Year's Eve

Consider these delicious alternatives and celebrate alcohol-free tonight.

Published: 12/31/2018

How to shovel snow safely

Tips for avoiding sprains, strains or worse.

Published: 12/30/2018

Don't let winter put a chill on exercise

Here's how to stick with a New Year's resolution to move more, even when temps drop.

Published: 12/29/2018

Why we lie to doctors

It's true: Many of us aren't candid with our doctors about important health info, according to a new study. But why do we take the risk?

Published: 12/28/2018

Chronic lymphocytic leukemia gets a major treatment update

For most patients, this drug combo performed better than the current standard therapy.

Published: 12/27/2018

Who's most at risk for HIV?

A new study shows racial disparities in HIV infection persist, despite the fact that young black gay and bisexual men are practicing safer sex and getting tested more often than their peers.

Published: 12/26/2018

Enjoy some heart-healthy holiday eating

Make your holidays heavy on conversation and light on feasting.

Published: 12/24/2018

How to conquer a holiday cold

If you've caught one, try these four tips to feel better.

Published: 12/23/2018

Holiday travel: Get there safely

Check out these six tips before you hit the road.

Published: 12/22/2018