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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.

Men's Health: Hormone Treatment for Prostate Cancer: Depression Risk?

Hormone therapy is a common treatment for prostate cancer. But a new study found that older men who get this therapy may be more likely to develop depression.

Cancer Awareness: Fewer People Diagnosed with Thyroid Cancer in U.S.

The number of people diagnosed with thyroid cancer has fallen recently. That good news could be because of better ways to diagnose these cancers, researchers say.

For Your Child: Teen Girls Outdo Boys in Drinking, Study Says

Teen girls are beating teen boys in one sobering way: They now start drinking alcohol sooner than boys do.

Focus on Health: Be Smart About Antibiotics

When you have a pesky sore throat or a lingering cold, you may look for a quick fix. Antibiotics may seem like a good choice. But for many such common illnesses, they won’t help.

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