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10 Facts Every Woman Should Know About Heart Disease

Nearly every minute, a woman dies from heart disease in the United States — it is the number one killer of women, causing one in three deaths each year.

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Caregivers Stuck in the Middle: What You Need to Know About Parkinson’s

As the population ages, more people will be sandwiched in between taking care of their parents or other family members in need, and their children.

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Bruce Horovitz and his wife, Evelyne, with daughters Rebecca (left) and Rachel, had been on vacation when he was sidelined by an outbreak of a rare form of shingles targeting his middle ear. (Family photo)

Shingles: Don’t Let it Get You The Way it Got Me

Shingles tried to kill me. Like an insidious invading army, the virus that more commonly causes chickenpox in children attacked the right side of my head, leaving me permanently deaf in my right ear.

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Nearly Half of U.S. Women Don’t Know Heart Disease is Their No. 1 Killer

Women and their physicians are largely uneducated when it comes to females and heart disease, putting women’s health and lives at greater risk, a new study out today shows.

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Everyday Chemicals Linked to Chronic Disease in Men

Phthalates are a group of chemicals widely used in common consumer products, such as food packaging and wrappings, toys, medications, and even medical devices.

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6 Non-Motor Symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease That May Surprise You

Those familiar with Parkinson’s disease (PD) are likely aware of the disorder’s most visible symptoms, including slower movements, impaired balance, rigidity/stiffness and involuntary shaking.

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