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Combo Diabetes Therapy Outperforms Other Treatments, Study Finds

Patients with type 2 disease were less likely to g...

Sunny Skies Tied to Suicide Rates

Austrian researchers find short-term sunshine incr...

The Parenting Trap: Coddling Anxious Kids

Trying to protect children from source of anxiety ...

Autoimmune Diseases Tied to Eating Disorders

Several autoimmune diseases have been linked to, a...

Advanced Dementia Patients Often Given Unhelpful Meds: Study

Unnecessary prescriptions lead to more side effect...

'Fat Shaming' Doesn't Motivate Obese People to Lose Weight: Study

This type of discrimination may actually lead to w...

Obese People May Be More Vulnerable to Food Cues

Eating might be less rewarding and more habitual f...

Physical Activity May Boost School Performance, Especially for Boys

Walking, bicycling to school linked to better read...

Contrave, Newest Weight Loss Option: FAQ

The FDA's approval on Wednesday of a new prescript...

Even a Little Excess Weight Can Boost Blood Pressure: Study

Researchers find, in 8-week span, that those who g...

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Study: Rare Blood Type May Slightly Raise Dementia Risk

But lifestyle factors play a bigger role, experts ...

Many U.S. Kids Missing Out on Preventive Care, CDC Says

Report finds gaps in basic medical care, vaccines,...

Positions Are Key When Sex Causes Back Pain

New study says 'spooning' isn't ideal for all men ...

Nuts & Your Health: What to Know

Once viewed by some as a food too high in calories...

Anxiety Medications May Be Tied to Alzheimer's Risk

Researchers say long-term use of drugs in older ad...

Teens' Daily Marijuana Use Linked to Poor Outcomes

Everyday pot habit reduced odds of higher educatio...

Statins May Help Prevent Diabetes-Related Nerve Damage, Study Finds

Cholesterol-lowering drugs might protect against d...

Nine of 10 American Kids Eat Too Much Salt: CDC

Almost half of daily intake comes from the 10 food...

Statins May Help Kids With Genetic Cholesterol Disorder

Researchers found the earlier they were given, the...

Breast Milk May Protect Against Deadly Newborn Disease

Contains a protein, not found in formula, that hel...

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Study Questions Link Between Antidepressants, Miscarriage

Depression, rather than SSRIs, might fuel the asso...

Great Outdoor Workouts for People With Diabetes

3 simple fresh-air workouts to help you have fun w...

Food Labels and Diabetes: Expert Q&A

WebMD spoke with a leading diabetes doctor about h...

Foods and Drinks That Can Cause Blood Sugar Swings

Sudden swings in blood sugar levels are bad for yo...

Fighting Heart Disease With Food Labels

A leading cardiologist from the Texas Heart Instit...

What Does Bullying Look Like?

There's a definite pecking order on the playground...

4 Surprising Reasons for Blood Sugar Swings

Stress, sleep loss, illness, and medications can k...

Dental Care for Pets

Just like visits to the vet, dental cleanings shou...

Your Diabetes Menu Plan

How do you get all the nutrition you need while st...

Testosterone Therapy: Is It Safe?

Can testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) restore...

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Enterovirus D68: What Parents Need to Know

A fast-spreading virus related to hand, foot, and ...

Can Prediabetes Raise Risk of Certain Cancers?

Study found link to breast, colon, liver and other...

Small Study Hints Fish Oil Might Ease Tough-to-Treat Epilepsy

People taking the low-dose omega-3 supplements had...

Give Aspirin to All Pregnant Women at Risk of Preeclampsia: U.S. Experts

Daily, low-dose regimen cuts odds of complication ...

Osteoporosis Drugs Work, But Review Finds No Clear Winner

Risk of 'atypical' fractures is rare, researchers ...

New Guidelines for Treating Advanced Prostate Cancer

Recommendations are for men whose tumors have grow...

Watchful Waiting May Not Be Best for Black Men With Prostate Cancer

They were more likely to develop aggressive diseas...

Taking Action Early May Protect Against Autism

Researchers say these daily, play-based exercises ...

Smoking Before Fatherhood May Raise Asthma Risk in Kids: Study

But no similar association was found between mothe...

Respiratory Virus Hitting Kids in at Least 12 States

Health officials concerned about a wider outbreak,...

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Kidney and Thyroid Cancer Rates Up Among U.S. Children, Study Finds

But these pediatric cancers remain rare and the in...

What Is Sleep Dentistry?

Doctors, sleep specialists, and dentists are incre...

WebMD My Story: Recovering From Stroke

Michelle Moccio couldn't believe she was having a ...

Should Your Baby Use a Pacifier?

Before you buy baby's first binky, get answers to ...

Weight Loss Surgery: Diabetes Cure?

Weight loss surgery is an expensive and potentiall...

Living With Overactive Bladder

OAB is not a disease but a treatable condition, wi...

Duchess Kate & Prince William Expecting 2nd Baby

The duchess of Cambridge is pregnant with her seco...

An Apple a Day: Apple Recipes and Tips

2 ways to eat this delicious and super-healthy fal...

Egg Freezing: Is It for You?

You think you want to have a baby -- someday. What...

Putting Baby to Sleep on Animal Fur May Lower Asthma Risk: Study

Researchers suggest contact with natural microbes ...