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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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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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The best and worst health news of 2016

 (DZM) Headlines tend to be concise and sometimes oversimplified, theoretically telling readers what a story is about in a few words. Unfortunately, this concision often leads to imprecision, and readers take reports of “breakthrough” research more seriously than is warranted. ...

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Playboys and misogynists more likely to have mental health problems: study

 (microgen) NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) –  Men who behave like promiscuous playboys or feel powerful over women are more likely to have mental health problems than men with less sexist attitudes, according to a study released on Monday. The ...

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Georgia health officials report sexually transmitted case of Zika virus

An Aedes aegypti mosquito is seen on human hand in a laboratory of the International Training and Medical Research Training Center (CIDEIM) in Cali, Colombia January 28, 2016 REUTERS/Jaime Saldarriaga (Copyright Reuters 2016) Georgia health officials reported the state’s first ...

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A guide to understanding the cost of health care

To be an informed health care consumer means you now have to do your homework before purchasing health services. Patients utilizing healthcare today are being asked to take on a new role with a whole new set of responsibilities: Informed ...

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A patient's guide to high-deductible health care plans

iofoto/Getty Images/iStockphoto In a rapidly changing landscape, patients are absorbing the bulk of healthcare costs up front until they hit their deductible. The shift is changing the way people use and shop for healthcare. Healthcare consumers today are facing a ...

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Blac Chyna posts bizarre videos about Kardashian's health

Rob Kardashian via Instagram Blac Chyna took over Rob Kardashian’s Instagram to talk about his food choices as she tries to whip the reality star into shape. Blac Chyna seems to think her place is in the kitchen. The new ...

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Many New Yorkers qualify for aid in marketplace health care

New Yorkers can use the tax credit toward a metal tier plan to lower their out-of-pocket cost. If you’re one of the 2 million New Yorkers and counting receiving their health-care coverage through the New York State of Health marketplace, ...

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