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FDA Vows Greater Regulation of Dietary Supplements 

Agency cracks down on those marketed for Alzheimer's and other diseases

   

What to Know Now

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Scientists Probe Depression's Role in Memory Decline

Study allows researchers to scan brains and measure effects of depression on brain connectivity

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Everyday Habits Causing Your Lower Back Pain

Making a few tweaks to your routine (or diet) might alleviate lots of discomfort

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9/11 Compensation Fund Slashes Payments

Surge in claims depletes resources; some awards may be reduced by 70 percent

Blood Pressure and Your Heart

7 Heart Numbers That Could Reveal Health Risks

Do you know the chances of having a heart attack or stroke? These measurements offer important clues

Medicare General Enrollment

Last Chance to Enroll, Change Some Medicare Plans for 2019

You’ll pay a penalty for enrolling late, but you will get health coverage

Flu Season Updates

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Flu Season is Here: Protect Yourself From Harmful Germs

Here’s simple steps to strengthen your defenses to avoid getting sick

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Flu Risk Rises for Adults with Chronic Health Problems

Heart disease, lung disease and diabetes make serious complications more likely, report says

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Where to Get a Low-Cost or Free Flu Shot

Supermarkets, drugstores, employers and more are helping you stay healthy this season

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Live Well

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Mediterranean Diet Reduces the Risk of Heart Disease

A study touts the virtues of fish, fruits, veggies, nuts — and a bit of wine

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4 Hip Exercises to Improve Your Muscles

To avoid a joint replacement, use these exercises to build your strength

Sunflower Seeds and Eye Health

10 Top Superfoods to Improve Eye Health

Protect your vision with these nutritious (and delicious) foods


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