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Accurate Diagnosis Should Be First Step in Treating Nail Fungus

Accurate Diagnosis Should Be First Step in Treating Nail Fungus

Aug 18
Nail fungus can be distressing for patients, especially during the summer sandal season when feet are exposed. It's important for these patients to see a board-certified dermatologist before taking any action.

Transgender New Yorkers Have New Health Insurance Protection

Transgender New Yorkers Have New Health Insurance Protection

Aug 18
NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo says health insurers can't deny coverage based on gender identity. The action is one of a series of steps by Cuomo to protect health insurance coverage regardless of federal actions.

How People Of Color Can Prevent And Detect Skin Cancer

How People Of Color Can Prevent And Detect Skin Cancer

Aug 16
With summer in full swing, dermatologists from the American Academy of Dermatology are reminding everyone that people of all races and colors can develop skin cancer.

Oregon Governor Expands Abortion, Reproductive Coverage

Oregon Governor Expands Abortion, Reproductive Coverage

By Andrew Selsky | Aug 16
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown on Tuesday signed into law a bill expanding coverage on abortions and other reproductive services to thousands of Oregonians.

Salk Scientists Reveal New Kind of Brain Cells

Salk Scientists Reveal New Kind of Brain Cells

Aug 15
Salk Institute and University of California San Diego scientists have, for the first time, profiled chemical modifications of DNA molecules in individual neurons, giving the most detailed information yet on what makes brain cells different.

Understanding Gluten Cross-Reactivity and Associated Red-Flag Foods

Understanding Gluten Cross-Reactivity and Associated Red-Flag Foods

Aug 14
New medical science and an increased spotlight on how the foods we eat affect our health has given rise to the now-inescapable trend of the gluten-free diet.

Women And Heart Disease: New Book Empowers Women To Take Control Of Their Health

Women And Heart Disease: New Book Empowers Women To Take Control Of Their Health

Aug 14
A new book by Dr. Jacqueline Eubany encourages and educates women to become proactive about their own health -- so they never become a statistic of heart disease.

New Research Highlights Importance of Melanoma Prevention, Early Detection

New Research Highlights Importance of Melanoma Prevention, Early Detection

Aug 14
On average, one person dies of melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, every hour. Because this disease can affect anyone, everyone should take steps to reduce their risk and catch melanoma in its earliest stages, when it's most treatable.

Downward Dog Meet Jumping Goat: Goats Invade Yoga Classes

Downward Dog Meet Jumping Goat: Goats Invade Yoga Classes

Aug 14
Yoga classes are popping up across the nation that include playful goats.

Team Seeks LGBTs for National Health Study

Team Seeks LGBTs for National Health Study

By Matthew S. Bajko | Aug 12
A team of health researchers based in San Francisco has been selected by the National Institutes of Health to encourage participation in a groundbreaking federal health study by sexual and gender minorities from across the country.

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