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Eat Well

10 Healthy Grilling Tips for Summer

Grilling outdoors is a great alternative to slaving over a kitchen stove when the weather heats up, but barbecues often include an array of overcooked,...

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Cancer

5 Ways You Can Lower Your Colon Cancer Risk

Just about everyone who asks me about colon cancer knows that getting screened can be crucial. But that doesn’t make it any easier. I’ve heard my...

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Live Well

The 5 Things That Matter Most From Your Physical

You’ve seen the signage around the office and you’ve heard the not-so-subtle hints: “Be sure to get your annual physical!” Maybe your...

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Health Tech

What You Need to Know About Home Genetic Testing

Melissa Partin wanted answers. She was approaching her mid-40s — about the age her mother had been when she was diagnosed with breast cancer. The...

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Cancer

Are You Thinking About Genetic Testing for Breast Cancer?

When Angelina Jolie announced in 2013 that she’d tested positive for a gene mutation associated with increased risk of breast and ovarian cancers, the...

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Cancer

Breast Cancer Rates Are Rising in Black Women. Here’s What You Can Do

Dr. Marie President could see the young woman in her exam room was clearly scared about the lump in her breast. A radiologist had told the patient to go home...

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Cancer

Young Lesbians at Higher Risk of Cervical Cancer

Members of the LGBT community have unique health care needs, and  there are many issues that continue to be overlooked by both patients and providers. A...

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Health News

Cigars as Deadly as Cigarettes?

Whether it’s the iconic image of Al Pacino lighting up as Scarface, or a shot of rapper/producer/Cohiba Comador founder Jay-Z “sipping” on...

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