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5 things women under 40 need to know about breast cancer

Breast cancer is rare for women under 40. So, a breast cancer diagnosis can be shocking news for a young woman to hear. “Breast cancer in...

This high-protein plant food may protect your blood sugar

Duckweed has been consumed for hundreds of years in Southeast Asia, where it is known as “vegetable meatball” due to its high-protein content—more than...

Millions of people taking aspirin without clear benefit

Many people take aspirin every day to prevent a heart attack or stroke. But daily aspirin isn’t advised for everyone. A survey found that about...

New breath test for opioids may benefit people with chronic pain

In a new study, researchers report that a new test can detect opioids in a person’s breath. They say the breath test could be useful...

This stuff in your gut may trigger pancreatic cancer

In a new study, researchers found certain fungi move from the gut to the pancreas, expand their population more than a thousand-fold, and encourage...

Simple blood test could detect diabetes complications early and accurately

In a new study, researchers found a new simple blood test could detect earlier and more accurately if diabetic patients develop life-threatening vascular complications...

New discovery may help improve autism treatment

In a new study, researchers have discovered one more piece to the autism puzzle. They found gene mutations in a subunit of a receptor that...

How to maintain your brain health when you are older

Getting older can bring many changes, both physically and mentally. Even when you’re healthy, your brain and body start slowing down. Maintaining your cognitive health—the...

5 ways to find your risk of heart disease

Am I at risk for heart disease? It’s a question all people should be asking themselves, regardless of age, weight, race or gender. The best...

Prescribing healthy food in Medicare and Medicaid could improve health

In a new study, researchers found prescribing healthy food in Medicare/Medicaid is cost-effective and could improve health. The research was conducted by a team from...

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