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Trouble Getting Pregnant? It Might Be Your Thyroid

Michelle Konstantinovsky

It’s a little gland in your neck shaped like a butterfly, but the thyroid is powerful. It regulates everything from body temperature to metabolism, but...

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Understanding Papillary Thyroid Cancer

Malcolm Thaler, MD

The incidence of thyroid cancer in the US is growing rapidly — more rapidly than that of any other cancer. Although this might seem like a cause for...

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Hyperthyroidism: When Your Thyroid Becomes Too Active

Malcolm Thaler, MD

Singer Missy Elliott had it. So did former first lady Barbara Bush and former president George H.W. Bush (and their dog Millie!). An overactive thyroid...

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Hypothyroidism: When Your Thyroid Fails

Malcolm Thaler, MD

As we learned in Part 1 of this series on thyroid health, thyroid hormone is critical for regulating many organ systems in the body, so when hormone levels...

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Everything You Need to Know About Your Thyroid

Malcolm Thaler, MD

The thyroid gland secretes hormones that regulate everything from your body temperature to your metabolism. In this series, we focus on three major, and...

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