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Living with Ulcertative Colitis

OVERVIEW Ulcerative colitis is a type of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that affects the large intestine, also known as the colon. In patients with ulcerative colitis,...
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Prenatal Paternity: What Fathers May Pass Down

Fathers' behavior and health factors may genetically alter sperm before conception   Dads can pass down more than a love of fishing to their kids, and...

Chronic Pain Defined

OVERVIEW Chronic pain is persistent and long-lasting pain that can last weeks, months and even years. Pain signals continue to fire in the nervous system...
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Women Smokers and Heart Attacks

Women smokers 13 times more likely to have a major heart attack than non-smoking peers Young women smokers were at high risk of heart attack...
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Things to Know About Cannabis Use and Your Health

Health effects of marijuana use detailed in large review of recent research Written by: Alex Lindley The results of a large review of research on the...
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Why Are Double Mastectomies Increasing?

Younger patients increasingly having both breasts removed after breast cancer diagnosis. In some cases, a double mastectomy is the best way to help women who...
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FDA approves new eczema drug Dupixent

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Dupixent, an injection to treat adults with moderate to severe eczema, according to a press release submitted...
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Should 15,000 Steps a Day Be Our New Exercise Target

New research suggests that 15,000 steps a day should be our target, instead of the commonly recommended 10,000 steps a day. Researchers at the University...