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The kissing bug—cause for concern?

The insect carries parasites that cause Chagas disease, a flu-like illness that can be fatal. But it's most often contracted in Central and South America.

3 steps for becoming hyper-focused

The electronic hurricane of bleeps and beeps will always be there. These handy tricks could help you find clarity amid the chaos.

Take caution while spring cleaning

Tackle this year's ritual with safety top of mind—your lungs and skin will be forever grateful.

Master the brain, build the body

Want better results with health goals? Pin down the mental processes that put you in a fitness-minded mood.

CDC: Hepatitis A infections soaring

Drug abuse and homelessness create conditions that led to a jump in cases.

Sound the asthma alarm

Summer draws nigh, bringing with it a host of troubles for those with asthma and allergies.

Stay sun smart—shun the rays

At the height of the day, seek shade, wear protective clothing and apply lotion that's SPF 30 or higher.

FDA amps sleeping pill scrutiny

Popular medications such as Ambien and Lunesta are destined for tougher warning labels.

The origin of polycystic ovary syndrome?

Study: A gene involved in male hormone production may affect development of the condition.

B12 deficiency—spot the signs

Symptoms include cognitive problems, fatigue, weakness, weight loss, constipation and numbness in hands and feet.

Deadly duo: Work stress, no sleep

Study: These two factors make you three times more likely to die from heart disease.

Clip calories with tiny tweaks

Swapping a handful ingredients can trim about 200 calories from these typical meals.

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