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Testosterone Therapy May Not Hurt Your Ticker

Men who need testosterone therapy may be able to breathe a sigh of relief. New evidence suggests that testosterone therapy may not increase the risk of heart problems.

Too Much Cancer Screening, or Too Little? Opinions Split

It may seem strange at first, but in certain cases, some patients would prefer to never discover their cancer. Experts recently examined the complicated issue of cancer overdetection and found that opinions varied widely.

Statins: Who They Help the Most

Statins benefit countless patients every day, but they might help some patients more than others.

How the Mediterranean Diet Might Help Your Heart

Wine, cheese, seafood and pasta — could this really be a heart-healthy diet? Actually, it could be. Called the Mediterranean diet, it includes fresh fruits and vegetables, whole grains, beans, nuts, fish, olive oil and red wine in moderation.

Stopping Diabetes in Its Tracks — Before It Starts

Many Americans are on the path to developing diabetes, but it’s not too late to make a U-turn.

New Lung Cancer Rx on the Table

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today approved a new medication to treat lung cancer.

Air Particles and Your Heart Health

Just take a deep breath — unless the air is polluted, that is. Ultrafine particles in polluted air may be tied to heart disease.

Got Eczema? How About Health Care?

Eczema is a frustrating problem — it itches, and you don’t look your best in sleeveless tops. And you may have trouble getting access to health care.

Some Growths Do No Harm

Panic may be the first response for some patients who discover they have a growth. Many growths in the thyroid gland, however, don't go on to cause harm.

Breast Density: What You Don't Know Could Affect Your Health

What you don’t know about your breast density may affect your decision-making when it comes to breast cancer screenings like mammograms.