A Third of Young Women Fill Narcotic Painkiller Prescriptions Every Year

Too many women of childbearing age take narcotic painkillers, putting any unborn babies at risk, U.S. health officials said Thursday.

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Knee Pain While Using Stairs May Be First Sign of Arthritis

Having knee pain while using the stairs may be an early sign of arthritis, a new study suggests.

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4 Crazy Ways People Are Using IVs Out of the Hospital

IV doctors are making house calls for everything from hangovers to jet lag. Here’s what you need to know.

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Take This Quiz to Solve Your Period Problems

Period problems? Use our handy flow chart quiz to figure out what’s going on.

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When You Should (And Shouldn’t) See a Chiropractor

Is it safe to see a chiropractor for back pain?

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Could Popular Heartburn Drugs Upset Your ‘Good’ Gut Bugs?

Heartburn drugs such as Prilosec and Nexium may disrupt the makeup of bacteria in the digestive system, potentially boosting the risk of infections and other problems, a small new study suggests.

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New Device May Make Mammograms More Comfortable

Dutch researchers have developed a device that may reduce the discomfort many women feel during a mammogram while preserving the quality of the image.

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Why Your Boobs Hurt and What to Do About It

Why do your breasts ache nonstop?

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5 Ways to Keep Your High Heels From Ruining Your Feet

You’ll never guess the state with the highest average heel height in the nation. Where does your state stand?

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Suspect a Painkiller Overdose? How to Save a Life

Here’s what you should do if you think a friend or family member has overdosed on prescription painkillers.

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