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Invest in middle age, reap in old age

If you want to gain quality years, adopt a low-risk lifestyle that embraces exercise and good nutrition—and shuns smoking and alcohol.

Is that insecticide troubling your heart?

Food consumption and at-home use of bug sprays expose us to chemical sprays that may cause cardiovascular problems.

Women’s health: Seek the full spectrum of service

Resources abound for women who experience menopause symptoms while battling breast cancer.

Lose weight, stave off breast cancer

The more pounds a woman loses, the lower her risk.

Patient Story

‘He can do the impossible’

Henry Brown is defying the odds and working to beat a rare cancer with the help of his sidekick Jack-Jack and a whole team that loves him.

Survey: Many fear cancer, but feel powerless

More than half of Americans say they're concerned about developing cancer—and 1 in 4 believe there's nothing they can do to prevent it.

Report: America’s health outlook worsens

Deaths from drug abuse and suicide—particularly among young people—are fueling a bleak life expectancy forecast.

Talcum powder and mesothelioma link?

A new study looks at 33 people who developed this rare cancer as a result of possible asbestos exposure in powder.

Patient Story

A red flag

Chris Groenheide knew she couldn't dismiss an irregular cycle as the beginning stage of menopause. A series of tests led to a troubling diagnosis: cancer.

The growing melanoma risk

The incidence of deadly melanoma on the head and neck has risen steadily in young adults and children.

Suspect in pancreatic cancer: Gut fungi

Researchers have long recognized viruses, bacteria and parasites as culprits in pancreatic cancers—but new evidence points to fungal infections, too.

Gene therapy targets prostate cancer

Experts say a landmark study has found certain gene mutations can be targeted with newer drug therapies.

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