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Teeth and gums reveal the inside story of your overall health -- from signs of diabetes to heart disease to osteoporosis. Find out what your oral health may say about ...

Women who have been successfully treated for cancer[1] in one breast[2] and who carry the BRCA1 or BRCA2 cancer gene are at increased risk for developing cancer in their other ...

Most adults recall a time or times when their mothers insisted they drink their milk. Though it might not have been preferred at the time, adults might now recognize Mom was doing her best to help ...

A study published in the New England Journal of Medicine indicates that moving from a very poor neighborhood to a less-disadvantaged one could improve the health of low-income ...

In every issue of WebMD the Magazine, we ask our experts to answer readers' questions about a wide range of topics. In our October 2011 issue, we asked one of WebMD's children's health experts, Roy ...

People yawn more easily in cooler temperatures, supporting the idea that yawning cools the ...

One or two doses of a vaccine that prevents cervical cancer may be just as effective as three doses, according to a new study from the National Cancer ...

A walking school bus isn't yellow, burns no gas, and is fueled by human energy. The "wheels" on this "bus" go round and round when small groups of children pedal their bikes or walk to school as ...

Face transplants are in the news now that a woman mauled by a chimp underwent the procedure. WebMD explains what a face transplant is and what happens before, during, and after ...

Ever eat a whole bag of chips when you’re not even ...

In a recent press release, Banner Health speaks about their recent decision to ban elective inductions of labor and elective repeat Caesarian sections before 39 weeks of pregnancy (seven days before ...

A satisfying relationship with a special someone doesn't happen overnight. If you're looking for love, you may wonder why it's just not happening. You may find the process much easier if you learn to ...

Work in the United States has become a 24-hour phenomenon. Many workers, such as healthcare providers, must be available at all hours, and increasingly, companies are adding shifts to accommodate ...

What is a healthy weight? A healthy weight is a weight that lowers your risk for health problems. For most people, body mass index (BMI) and waist size are good ways to tell if they are at a healthy ...

Oral contraceptives are wonderful for convenient, effective birth control.  They are also great for improving your complexion and shortening your menstrual cycle.  However, they can be hazardous to ...

Research on the best foods for healthy skin is limited. Still, antioxidant-rich foods seem to have a protective effect for the skin. Consider these skin-friendly ...