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Social media is changing the way women use online health information

Social media continues to shape our everyday lives, so it’s no surprise that the rise of social media is also transforming how we use the Internet to enhance our health. For example, 61 percent of Americans go online for ...
 
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Back to school, back to fitness

No matter how long it’s been since you set foot in a classroom, September can still bring a sense of starting over, which makes it the perfect time of year to take stock of where you are and where you want to be with your...

 
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Putting real, human faces on the hottest election issues

Whether the issue that interests you most is job creation or tax fairness, affordable health care or renewable energy, chances are you’ll be watching what happens in the presidential campaign over the next several months....
 
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Suffer from migraines? Treatments help prevent attacks before they start

What really is migraine? Some people casually use the term to describe a bad headache. But the millions who have been diagnosed with a migraine condition know that it’s so much more than that. In addition to severe head p...
 
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Critically ill children successfully treated with umbilical cord blood

When expectant parents imagine their children’s future, chances are that a rare genetic disorder is not part of that picture. But that was the reality for Andres and Paulina Trevino of Boston. At 2 years old, their son, A...