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Immunotherapy drug for breast cancer?

In experimental trials involving patients with an aggressive form of breast cancer, the drug Keytruda led to improved outcomes.

The original heart med: Fruits, veggies

Plant-based diets offer a host of protective benefits.

A pernicious fizz

Sugary sodas will raise your cholesterol and triglyceride levels, upping the odds of heart disease and stroke.

Chronic cough? New drug could bring relief

Patients with persistent, inexplicable respiratory problems often struggle to find suitable treatment.

Modern tastes for ancient grains

Whether you’re interested in history or health, these mysteries of history deserve a leading spot on your plate.

Loss of spouse could trigger brain decline

People who already show signs of Alzheimer's are at heightened risk.

Save your skin with 7 easy steps

Beat the double-whammy of winter once and for all.

Could endurance sports re-shape aorta?

A lifetime of high-demand exercises might enlarge this heart structure—but it's unclear if this is beneficial or harmful.

Both parents eat veggies? Kids likely will, too

Moms and dads should see childhood as a time to develop good eating habits that last a lifetime.

Mom’s makeup could affect child’s weight

Pregnant and breastfeeding women should opt for paraben-free makeup and personal care products.

Medicine for a broken heart?

Low-dose aspirin and a blood pressure drug could help combat adverse effects of bereavement.

Teens account for 1 in 4 opioid ODs

As illegal drugs become more potent, it increases the odds that just a small amount could lead to overdose.

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