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5 Ways Hospitals Will Change in Next Decade

Several innovations and technologies could revolutionize patient care


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Are Face Masks Really Effective at Preventing Illness?

Proper handwashing may be a better line of defense against coronavirus, flu

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Healthy Foods You Can Find at Convenience Stores

How to eat well when you're in a hurry and options are limited

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Decoding the New Food Labels

You'll see bigger serving sizes and major shifts on sugar and fats in 2020

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Stress Can Turn Your Hair Gray

A Harvard study reveals the biological mechanism behind it

A Hispanic female doctor is talking to her senior male patient during a home medical visit. She is showing him how to use a diabetes kit.

Hispanic Americans Hardest Hit by Diabetes

CDC data shows Hispanics surpass African Americans in disease rates

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Eye-Popping New Info About Eye Health

Most Americans know little about how to protect their vision

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What's Causing Your Puffy Lids and Watery Eyes?

There is a range of reasons and treatments for swelling and irritation

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What to Know About Conjunctivitis or Pink Eye

How to get relief from the common, contagious infection

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