Health - Page 52

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How Often Do You Really Need a Pap Test?

Confused about if and when you should get a Pap test or HPV test? Here’s how to figure out what you need.

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​Is Your Attitude Hurting Your Health?

Cleveland Clinic Wellness Expert Jane Ehrman explains how to manage anger and negative attitudes so you can live healthier and lower your disease risk.

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It's Not Too Late to Make a Resolution for 2015

Use these tips to help you succeed.

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The Safe Ways to Dispose of Medications

Should you flush or throw away expired or unwanted drugs? Find out how to dispose of medication safely when you empty your medicine cabinet.

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Have You Had Your Colonoscopy? They're Not as Bad as You Think

Here’s why you shouldn’t be afraid of this life-saving screening test.

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How — and When — to Perform CPR

Would you know what to do if someone stopped breathing?

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​What’s Lurking in Your Family Health History?

Knowing your family medical history can help you spot major health problems such as breast cancer, colon cancer, diabetes and heart disease earlier and faster.

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Overweight? Blame Your Birth Year

An “obesity gene” packs more punch in recent years than it used to, a study found.

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Can Soda Shorten Your Life?

New research finds a soda a day can mean five years of aging — similar to smoking.

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When Is the Safest Time to Go to a Hospital?

Scheduling surgery during weekday business hours, if you can, may be your healthiest move yet.

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Is Quitting Smoking on Your Calendar for 2015?

There's no better time to kick the habit than the New Year.

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10 Health Symptoms Women Should Never Ignore

Feeling tired, bloated or bothered by chronic headaches? Here are 10 health symptoms that women should never ignore.

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How to Choose the Best Diet for You

Atkins? Weight Watchers? Paleo? Zone? Or does it really matter?

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Flu Widespread Over More Than Half the U.S.

Learn the signs and how to protect yourself, courtesy of the Red Cross

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Considering a Juice Cleanse?

You may be surprised to learn what a cleanse can — and can’t — do for you.