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BRCA Mutations: Who Should Get Tested?

BRCA1 and BRCA2 gene mutations increase breast cancer risk. So how do you know if you have these gene mutations?

To Gym or Not to Gym?

Can't seem to motivate yourself to get to the gym? Then this article is for you.

Solid Foods, Better Sleep?

Introducing solid foods to your infant's diet before 6 months of age could improve his or her sleep, according to a new study.

Check Your Medicine: Blood Pressure Rx Recalled

If you take valsartan or a product containing valsartan, you may have a recalled and potentially dangerous medication in your medicine cabinet, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warned.

A Mental Health Benefit of Folic Acid in Pregnancy

Eating foods enriched with folic acid during pregnancy may be more beneficial than once thought.

Keep Your Head in the Game This Summer

Concussions don't just happen to football players. In fact, these brain injuries can happen while riding a bicycle, in the home or on the playground. Read on to learn how to stay safe this summer.

Stress-Free Summer

Summer isn't only about swimming and vacations — it can be a stressful time for many people. If you are stressed this summer, try these five tips.

Smallpox Rx Approved

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first-ever medication to treat smallpox.

New Warning for Common Antibiotics

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a class-wide warning for a group of antibiotics commonly used to treat urinary tract and respiratory infections.

Poison Ivy, Oak and Sumac — Oh My!

If you are spending time outdoors this summer, you may come into contact with poison ivy, poison oak or poison sumac. Here's what you need to know.