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Updated Jan 23, 2017 at 11:17 AM

Now days, having extremely painful cramps during your period is deemed "normal," when most likely, that isn't the case at all. If you (like myself), find yourself taking sick days from work or curled in the fetal position during that special time of the month, you may have something more sinister going on than just normal cramps.

Updated Jan 20, 2017 at 11:04 AM

You're deep in a conversation with a friend and suddenly you can't remember an acquaintance's name. You can see her face. That name is almost, almost there. But not quite.

Posted Jan 18, 2017 at 12:00 PM

If you have a desk job, it is pretty easy to spend most of your day on your bum. Even after you punch the clock, chances are there will be more time sitting between your commute and the nightly intake of...

Updated Jan 17, 2017 at 3:25 PM

Hey, active women of a certain age: The good news is that you are probably going to weather menopause better than your sofa-bound sisters. The bad news is that "the change of life" doesn't just affect...

Updated Jan 16, 2017 at 10:42 AM

The first hint of trouble came just a week after I had knee replacement surgery. I was rearranging the bedclothes over my new knee when I realized the down comforter felt like lead, and lifting it felt...

Updated Jan 13, 2017 at 11:20 AM

"Who do you want to get revenge on?" Khloe Kardashian asks the participants of her new E! show "Revenge Body."

Updated Jan 12, 2017 at 1:00 PM

Rural Americans are more likely to die from heart disease, cancer and the three other leading causes of death than their urban counterparts, according to a new study from the Centers for Disease Control...

Updated Jan 12, 2017 at 9:39 AM

CVS is now selling a rival, generic version of Mylan's EpiPen at about a sixth of its price, just months after the maker of the life-saving allergy treatment was eviscerated before Congress because of its soaring cost to consumers.

Updated Jan 11, 2017 at 9:42 AM

Have a New Year's resolution to get in shape but abhor the gym? Fitness apps may be the solution.

Updated Jan 10, 2017 at 2:30 PM

"It takes a special breed of person," said Janice "JJ" McClean as she watched veterans of NBC's popular obstacle course show "American Ninja Warrior" and "Ninja" hopefuls scale a 14-foot-3-inch warped...

Updated Jan 9, 2017 at 3:44 PM

Weekend warriors, take a victory lap. People who pack their workouts into one or two sessions a week lower their risk of dying over roughly the next decade nearly as much as people who exercise more often, new research suggests.

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