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Mole or Melanoma?
Some adults can have up to 40 moles. But when should you start worrying about skin cancer?
Act F.A.S.T. to Spot a Stroke
Do you know the signs of a stroke? Knowing the signs and symptoms can make all the difference.
Back-to-School Illnesses: Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease
Going back to school means new teachers and friends. But it's also a time for back-to-school illnesses, such as hand, foot and mouth disease.
A Vaccine for Dengue Fever, for Some
Until recently, there was no vaccine for dengue fever in the United States.
First FDA-Approved Treatment for Pediatric Lupus
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new medication to treat lupus in children.
Preventing Falls
Falls can happen in the blink of an eye, and they can completely change your future. But you can take steps to prevent medication-related falls.
Enbrel Biosimilar Gets Green Light
Enbrel's new biosimilar recently got the green light it needed to treat several inflammatory health conditions.
All About Acid Reflux
If you're among the 1 in 5 people in the United States who have acid reflux disease, read on for everything you need to know about this condition.
Chickenpox FAQ
Diseases like chickenpox can bring up a lot of questions. The answers to some of the most common chickenpox-related questions are below.
The Food Poisoning 411
As the weather warms up, you are probably thinking about spending more time outdoors. And, of course, you will have to pick out the perfect snacks for these outings. As fun as this all sounds, it can quickly become dangerous if you're not careful.