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Women's Health: No Memory Boost with Hormone Therapy

Researchers found that using estrogen after menopause did not improve memory. It did not matter when women took the estrogen or for how long.

Heart Care: Magnesium May Help Control Blood Pressure

A healthy diet is a cornerstone of good health. And research has found another reason why: An important mineral may help keep blood pressure at normal levels.

Chronic Condition News: Many People Still Misusing Antibiotics

Health experts have long been urging patients to take antibiotics only as directed. But many people don’t seem to have gotten the message.

Focus on Health: Do You Know the Facts About Modified Foods?

Farmers have been selectively breeding plants for thousands of years. They have done so to make them tastier, bigger, or hardier. Technology has moved part of this process out of the farmer’s field and into the scientist’s lab. Now plants like corn and soybeans can be changed by changing certain genes.

Men's Health: Is Parkinson Disease on the Rise?

Parkinson disease may be on the rise among men in the U.S., according to a recent study.

Cancer Awareness: Look to Your Soles for Skin Cancer Check

When you are doing a skin check this summer for skin cancer, don’t forget the soles of your feet.

For Your Child: Study Confirms Seizures from Vaccines Are Rare

New research shows that the risk for fever-related seizures after certain vaccines is quite small.

Focus on Health: Stronger Muscles, Longer Life

As you age, you gradually lose muscle mass. The result: Your muscles weaken. By keeping them strong, though, you can slow down this natural part of aging. A recent study suggests you may even add years to your life.

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