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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.

Women's Health: Many Fertility Apps and Sites Not Accurate

If you’re trying to get pregnant, that app on your phone might not be the best for showing your most fertile days.

Heart Care: ‘Silent’ Heart Attacks Are Common

Up to half of all heart attacks may not have the typical symptoms of crushing chest pain, shortness of breath, and cold sweats. Instead, they may be “silent,” researchers say.

Chronic Condition News: Tai Chi May Work Well for Knee Arthritis

Knee pain and stiffness are common when you have osteoarthritis of the knee. Physical therapy and medicines can help ease those symptoms—as can the martial art tai chi.

Focus on Health: Many Americans Struggle to Keep Healthy Habits

In a recent study, researchers set out to see how many adults in the U.S. actually live a healthy lifestyle. They focused on 4 features of a healthy lifestyle: exercising regularly, eating healthy, not smoking, and maintaining a healthy weight.

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