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DISEASE AND MEDICAL CONDITIONS
U.S. Ambassador To Russia Jon Huntsman Reveals Cancer Diagnosis
The former Utah governor has stage 1 cancer, he told a local paper.
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This Is What No One Tells You About Surviving Breast Cancer
, Guest Writer
In the weeks and months after the best-possible outcome, I felt lost.
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It Took 25 Years For Doctors To Diagnose Why I See Flying Monsters At Night
, Guest Writer
Alice in Wonderland syndrome is extremely rare but it's real and I have it.
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Cancer Patients Can Preserve Their Fertility, But Doctors Aren't Telling Them How
For some survivors, this is the only way they can become biological parents.
Here's 'Veep' Reason Julia Louis-Dreyfus Went Public With Cancer Fight
"I think people liked the fact that I had a sense of humor about it," the actress told Jimmy Kimmel.
New York Hunter Likely Died From Eating Squirrel Brains, Researchers Reveal
He was diagnosed with variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease after arriving at a hospital with muddled thinking and difficulty walking.
Why Am I So Sweaty?
Experts explain why you might perspire more than usual — and what to do about it.
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Michael Bublé Is 'Absolutely Not' Retiring From Music (UPDATE)
Reports that the singer is calling it quits are untrue, according to a rep.
Experts Said A War Zone Ebola Outbreak Would Be A Nightmare. It’s Been Even Worse.
A surge in patients. Attacks against health workers. Money running out. What the outbreak has been like in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
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3 Things You Can Do Right Now To Protect Your Brain From Memory Loss
By Beth Krietsch, On Assignment For HuffPost
Just because you're young doesn't mean you shouldn't care about dementia in the future.
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What To Do If You Feel Like You've Been Misdiagnosed By Your Doctor
By Kristin Lesko, On Assignment For HuffPost
Because this sadly happens more than you might think.
Serena Williams Sings 'I Touch Myself' For Breast Cancer Awareness
"I wanted to do it because it's an issue that affects all women of all colors, around the world," the tennis star said.
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The Medical Tests You Should Schedule ASAP, Based On Your Age
Stay on top of those appointments with this handy guide.
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Flu Killed 80,000 People In The U.S. Last Winter, CDC Says
By Mike Stobbe, AP
It was the disease’s highest death toll in at least four decades.
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This Disease Is A Top Killer And Now States Must Pay For Its Costly Treatment
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Hepatitis C kills far more Americans than any other infectious disease.
I’m 25, And I Just Had A Double Mastectomy
, Guest Writer
In January, I found out I had the mutated BRCA1 gene.
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These Fierce Photos Highlight Kids Battling Cancer And Sickle Cell Disease
September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and Sickle Cell Awareness Month.
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So THAT'S The Difference Between Alzheimer's And Dementia
By Colleen Travers, On Assignment For HuffPost
Breaking down what you need to know about the brain conditions.
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Tuberculosis Remains World’s Top Infectious Killer, But A Turning Point May Be Near
A high-level U.N. meeting next week may jolt efforts to fight the treatable, curable disease.
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7 Questions You Should Ask Your Mom About Her Health ASAP
Your family's health history can offer clues into your own well-being.
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Olivia Newton-John Diagnosed With Cancer For 3rd Time
The "Grease" star said she is fighting the disease using cannabis oil.
What To Say When Someone Says They Have HIV
By Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Contributor
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The New England Journal of Medicine 2018
Man Loses Forearm After Eating Contaminated Raw Seafood
The cause of the infection was reportedly flesh-eating bacteria.
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Black Patients Prescribed Opioids Are More Likely To Be Tested For Illicit Drugs
A new Yale study found disparities in how white and black patients prescribed opioids for chronic pain are treated.
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Aretha Franklin Died Of A Deadly Cancer That Gets Little Attention
But doctors hope the icon's death helps raise awareness of risk factors and a need for research around the disease.
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Watch Aretha Franklin Slay Her Final Public Performance
"She raised the roof," Elton John said of her gig at his AIDS gala, where she sang "I Say A Little Prayer."
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