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These graphic photos of skin precancer treatment are a must-see

Mags Murphy, 45, of Dublin, Ireland, grew up loving the sun. She wrote on Facebook that she “spent over a decade living in Crete tanning myself to ‘look good,'” she “spent summers doing tanning beds just for a tan in ...

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5 dental myths that may be hurting your health

Research shows that your teeth can speak volumes about your overall health, so it’s important to be informed when it comes to taking care of your mouth. Dr. Manny Alvarez, senior managing health editor for FoxNews.com, recently sat down with ...

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Secondhand smoke during childhood may boost miscarriage risk

A woman lights a cigarette in this illustration picture taken in Paris  (Copyright Reuters 2017) Nonsmoking women who were exposed to secondhand smoke as children may have an increased risk of a miscarriage, a Chinese study suggests. Although they had ...

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5 ways to take control of your chronic illness

  Over 133 million people in America have at least one chronic illness. And that’s not counting the many people, especially young people, who suffer from undiagnosed conditions. Feeling sick or taking heavy-duty medication has become the new normal. That was my ...

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Dogs provide therapy in a Brazilian hospital

In this Nov. 17, 2016 photo, 20-year-old patient Gleisiane Oliveira watches Shitzu dog named Mille be given a treat on her bed at the Support Hospital of Brasilia, Brazil. The animals are the “stars of the project,” according to Nayara ...

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America's toughest mudder eats bugs to stay fit

 (iStock) At 2 a.m., Stefanie Bishop had to slow down. She had been running laps through a grueling 5-mile obstacle course for 14 hours beneath the searing Las Vegas sun. She was severely dehydrated, suffering from heat exhaustion, and so ...

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The best and worst US states for your health

How healthy is your state? The United Health Foundation knows: For nearly three decades, the organization has been comparing all 50 states in its annual America’s Health Rankings. This year’s report is based on variables in a handful of categories, ...

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Supporters create fundraiser for Texas boy with uncontrollable epilepsy

  After trying to get pregnant for 16 years, Shannon and Robert Contreras decided to adopt a baby from an acquaintance who was pregnant but unable to keep the child. When the Houston-area couple brought home their son, Robert, Jr.— ...

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Senator: Exploding e-cigarette recalls need to be considered

  NEW YORK –  U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer is increasing the heat on the federal government to consider recalling e-cigarette batteries and devices that explode and catch fire, injuring users. Schumer, a New York Democrat, has called e-cigarettes “ticking time ...

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Does your kid need a multivitamin?

Many young kids are picky eaters, but that doesn’t mean that they aren’t getting the nutrients they need to grow. I recently received this e-mail from a concerned mom: Dear Dr. Manny, My 5-year-old son is a picky eater, and ...

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