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13 February 2015, 10:46 PM ET
Liver cancer is cancer that begins in the tissues of the liver, though it may also result from cancer spreading to the liver from other parts of the body.
13 February 2015, 09:58 PM ET
Hair loss is typically considered the domain of aging men, but this equal-opportunity condition — which has many causes — can affect virtually anyone.
11 February 2015, 09:09 PM ET
When a pregnancy ends unexpectedly through a miscarriage, a woman may recover physically long before she heals from it emotionally.
11 February 2015, 08:03 PM ET
Hepatitis is the inflammation of the liver, which is most often caused by a viral infection.
11 February 2015, 07:52 PM ET
Crohn’s disease is a chronic inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that involves inflammation in all or part of the digestive tract.
11 February 2015, 07:45 PM ET
Studies have shown that devices such as magnetic bracelets have no more benefit than devices without magnets, in essence demonstrating the placebo effect magnets have on their users.
11 February 2015, 07:39 PM ET
Peak oil refers to the point in time when global oil production peaks and begins to drop.
10 February 2015, 07:52 PM ET
The culture of Mexico varies widely throughout the country, but traditions are highly valued.
10 February 2015, 07:36 PM ET
A greenhouse gas is any gaseous compound in the atmosphere that is capable of absorbing infrared radiation, thereby trapping and holding heat in the atmosphere.
10 February 2015, 07:31 PM ET
The gallbladder is a small organ that is used to store bile, which breaks up the fat in food.
09 February 2015, 11:47 PM ET
The number you see when you step on the scale doesn't tell the whole story about how healthy (or unhealthy) you may be.
09 February 2015, 10:09 PM ET
Russian culture has a long and rich history, steeped in literature, ballet, painting and classical music. Here is a brief overview of Russian customs & traditions.
09 February 2015, 10:04 PM ET
Detox therapies and cleansing practices are based on a misunderstanding about how the human body works. They can also be harmful rather than healthful.
06 February 2015, 06:15 PM ET
When you think you may be pregnant, it's time to check with a pregnancy test. It's important to understand how they work, how to read the results and which one is the most accurate.
06 February 2015, 05:23 PM ET
Nearly 140,000 Americans develop epilepsy each year.
05 February 2015, 09:25 PM ET
About 2 million Americans are treated for hemorrhoids each year.
05 February 2015, 09:23 PM ET
Symtpoms, causes and treatments for macular degeneration.
04 February 2015, 09:38 PM ET
Properties, sources and uses of the element cobalt.
04 February 2015, 09:26 PM ET
Continental drift was a theory that explained how continents shift position on Earth's surface.
04 February 2015, 09:17 PM ET
A miscarriage is the loss of pregnancy before the 20-week mark in the pregnancy. The medical term for a miscarriage is spontaneous abortion.
04 February 2015, 09:09 PM ET
Celiac disease is an autoimmune digestive disease that affects at least 1 in 133 Americans. People with celiac disease cannot eat gluten.
03 February 2015, 09:49 PM ET
Measles is one of the most contagious infectious diseases. Ninety percent of the people who stand near someone with the virus will become infected.
03 February 2015, 08:18 PM ET
Ulcerative colitis, a condition that causes inflammation and sores in the large intestine and rectum, is generally diagnosed in people younger than age 30
03 February 2015, 08:16 PM ET
Daily exercise, calorie control key to achieving healthy weight
03 February 2015, 08:03 PM ET
Four stages of pancreatic cancer
03 February 2015, 07:59 PM ET
Tai chi is a self-defense and calisthenics technique developed in China centuries ago.
30 January 2015, 04:33 PM ET
India is one of the world's oldest and most diverse cultures. Here is an overview of Indian customs and traditions.
29 January 2015, 11:02 PM ET
The spleen is an important organ for keeping bodily fluids balanced. It is possible to live without it, but removal of the spleen has serious consequences.
29 January 2015, 09:34 PM ET
Italian culture, steeped in the arts, architecture, music and food, has flourished for centuries. Here is a brief overview of Italian customs and traditions.
28 January 2015, 07:40 PM ET
The greenhouse effect occurs when Earth's atmosphere traps solar radiation because of the presence of certain gases, which causes temperatures to rise.
28 January 2015, 07:27 PM ET
A midwife is a trained professional who aids and supports women in their pregnancies. Many women with low-risk pregnancies prefer using a midwife.
27 January 2015, 09:40 PM ET
The pancreas helps regulate blood sugar levels. It is also an important aid in digestion.
 
 
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