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Why You Have to Pee More Often as You Age, and What to Do About It
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Waking Up Shaking? Here’s What Your Body’s Trying to Tell You
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How Bad Is It Really to Fib to Your Doctor?
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Physical therapist aiding patient sitting on blue yoga ball in room full of exercise equipment, as an example of pelvic floor physical therapy
What Is Pelvic Floor Therapy? Here's How to Tell if It's Right for You
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10 Personal Cooling Products to Keep You Comfortable This Summer
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3 Causes of Excessive Vaginal Discharge and When to See a Doctor
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Man with a clogged ear
7 Reasons Your Ear Feels Clogged, and What to Do About It
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Midsection Of Woman Holding Blister Pack of birth control pills, as a cause of recurring yeast infections
Keep Getting Yeast Infections? Here's What Your Body's Trying to Tell You
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The 6 Best Shoes for Arthritis
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What Causes Anhidrosis and How to Treat It
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7 Tips to Find Affordable Health Care
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Black woman doing upward-facing dog pose, as a way to combat age-related posture changes
3 Ways Your Posture Changes With Age and What You Can Do About It
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How Bad Is It Really to Never Clean Your Earbuds?
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7 Podcasts to Support Your Mental Health
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An illustration of a package of open baby wipes on the back of a toilet , in a bathroom with peach tile
How Bad Is It Really to Use Baby Wipes Down There?
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The 10 Best On-Sale Mother's Day Gifts for Health-Conscious Moms
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What Causes Calcium Deposits on Teeth and How to Prevent Them
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The 5 Best Sunscreens for Dark Skin That Don't Leave a White Cast
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Never Feel Finished After Pooping? Here's What Your Body's Trying to Tell You
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Muslim woman itching her dry skin caused by not eating enough fat
8 Signs You're Not Eating Enough Fat
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How Bad Is It Really to Never Clean Your Window AC Unit?
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Back view of a young black person in an orange shirt clutching back in pain
Your 7-Day Kickstart Plan to Reduce Back Pain
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How Bad Is It Really to Pull Out a Gray Hair?
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Three older Black women baking together at home in a kitchen
Community Care — Not Just Self-Care — Is Key to Our Collective Wellbeing
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Haven't Been to the Doctor in a While? That's OK — Here's How to Move Forward
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Woke Up With Jaw Pain? Here's What Your Body's Trying to Tell You
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woman feeling dizzy because of vasovagal syncope after prolonged exercise
Vasovagal Syncope Is Possibly the Strangest Thing Your Body Does. Here's Why It Happens
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Man sitting on grey couch talking to therapist with notepad
6 Ways Stress and Weight Are Connected
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a woman eating a cup of yogurt in her kitchen, to help reduce inflammation
Your 8-Day Kickstart Plan to Reduce Inflammation
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8 Questions Gynecologists Wish You'd Ask During Your Annual Exam
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Asian woman wiping her mouth because she has upper lip sweat
Sweaty Upper Lip? Here's Why and What You Can Do About It
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How Bad Is It Really to Sleep With Makeup On?
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a person in a striped shirt and jeans using a heating pad for cramps while lying on a gray couch
The 6 Best Heating Pads for Cramps
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The 4 Best Hair Growth Pills and Supplements
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The 5 Best Shoes for Hammertoe, According to Podiatrists
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How Much Daily Hair Loss Is Normal?
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7 Things You Should Never Put in Your Vagina
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Woman moisturizing her feet, as an example of one reason athlete's foot is not healing
8 Mistakes That Make Athlete’s Foot Worse
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Young woman sitting up in bed looking worried because of morning anxiety
Waking Up With Anxiety? Here’s What Your Brain Is Trying to Tell You
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The Simple Practice That Can Quiet Your Mind Faster Than Meditation
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Latino woman looking her reflection in window.
How Body Checking Is Harming Your Mental Health, and How to Stop Doing It
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The 6 Best Socks for People With Wide Calves
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What Really Happens to Your Body When You Stop Taking Birth Control Pills
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Woman exercising at home, as a way to get rid of period cramps
The 11 Best Ways to Ease Period Cramps
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How Bad Is It Really to Microwave Plastic?
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A couple making the bed together with a duvet cover for hot sleepers
The 5 Best Cooling Duvet Covers for Hot Sleepers
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Older couple smiling and laughing outdoors and not thinking "I hate getting old."
Scared of Getting Older? Try This Therapist's Tips to Deal With Anxiety About Aging
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Closeup woman sitting on toilet with tissue paper in hand, selective focus
Should You Use a Squatty Potty When You Pee?
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Mother and daughter at the doctor's office
Is It Time to See a New Doctor? 6 Questions to Ask Yourself
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an older couple hiking in the woods, as a way to manage stress with aging
Why Coping With Stress Gets Harder as You Age, and What to Do About It
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The Pros and Cons of a Menstrual Disc vs. Cup
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The 6 Best Shampoos, Serums and Topical Treatments for Hair Loss
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Why We Use the Words We Use and What They Mean to Us
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The 6 Best Mattress Toppers, According to Sleep Experts
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Woman lying awake in white bed after waking up in the middle of the night to pee
Can’t Fall Back Asleep After Waking Up to Pee? Try These 5 Hacks
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5 Things That Cause Foot Pain Besides Plantar Fasciitis
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Senior couple using digital tablet to call grandchildren, as a way to stay healthy with age
Want to Age Well? Start With This 10-Day Kickstart Plan
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Man taking a shower using soap for body odor
The 6 Best Soaps for Body Odor
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How Bad Is It Really to Wear Glasses With an Old Prescription?
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Woman sleeping peacefully and soundly under one of the best cooling comforter for hot sleepers
The 9 Best Cooling Comforters for Hot Sleepers
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a woman making her bed with a new mattress pad
The 7 Best Mattress Pads for a More Comfortable Night's Sleep
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Woman using razor to remove hair from her armpit and avoid ingrown hairs
Why You Get Ingrown Hairs and What to Do About Them
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close view of a couple's feet in bed
5 Things Pelvic Floor Experts Do Every Day for Good Pelvic Health (Besides Kegels)
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Female patient explaining her symptoms to a doctor, as an example of what to do when your doctor doesn't listen
4 Things to Do When a Doctor Doesn't Take Your Health Concern Seriously
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woman squeezing painful pimples on her face while looking in the bathroom mirror
Why Do Pimples Hurt So Much? (And How to Stop the Pain)
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Beautiful fitness woman doing plank workout at home to treat her scoliosis
What Causes Scoliosis Pain, and the 7 Best Ways to Treat It
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How Bad Is It Really to Keep Hitting the Snooze Button?
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Happy relaxed young woman waking up in a hotel bed after overcoming travelers insomnia
Can't Sleep Away From Home? Here Are 7 Ways to Hit Snooze
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The 6 Best Natural Pain-Relief Creams, According to Doctors
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man in bed at home at night, using smartphone in dark mode for better sleep
Is Dark Mode Actually Better for Your Eyes or Your Sleep?
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The 5 Best Essential Oils for Menstrual Cramps
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3 Things Diabetes Doctors Do Every Day for Healthy Blood Sugar
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