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Sugar Substitutes: Do They Help You Lose Weight?

Sugar Substitutes: Do They Help You Lose Weight?

Questions persist about sugar substitutes' effect on weight—understand the research. more

Anatomy of the Joints

Anatomy of the Joints

Before you can understand the causes of and treatments for arthritis, it is helpful to know more about your joints. more

Indoor Tanning and Skin Cancer

Indoor Tanning and Skin Cancer

Beware of health claims promoted by the indoor tanning industry. In reality there are few benefits if any and tanning devices dramatically increase the risk for skin cancer. more

How to Avoid Traveler’s Diarrhea

How to Avoid Traveler’s Diarrhea

Traveler’s diarrhea can ruin your travels. Learn how to avoid it, and treat it, if it happens to you. more

Treatment of Hemorrhagic Stroke

Treatment of Hemorrhagic Stroke

Emergency treatment of a hemorrhagic stroke focuses on controlling bleeding, blood pressure, and pressure in the brain. more

The Life Cycle of Mood Disorders

The Life Cycle of Mood Disorders

Mood disorders most often surface by the age of 30, but they can occur at any age. Learn how depression and bipolar disorder progress and change over time. more

Homeopathic Products: Are They Safe?

Homeopathic Products: Are They Safe?

Poorly manufactured homeopathic products can sometimes pose health risks, according to a new statement from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). more

Persistent Depressive Disorder (Dysthymia)

Persistent Depressive Disorder (Dysthymia)

Persistent depressive disorder is a form of chronic depression that is milder than major depression. If left untreated it can develop into major depression. more

Honey: Medicinal Properties

Honey: Medicinal Properties

Find out if honey belongs not just in the pantry but in your medicine cabinet as well. more

Eggs: Health Benefits

Eggs: Health Benefits

Recent research exonerates eggs, suggesting they may even be good for your heart. more