Maura Rhodes

Britain's Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall (C), watches a display by a working dog as she visits Medical Detection Dogs (MDD) charity in Great Horwood, outside Milton Keynes, north of London, on February 20, 2013. Britain's Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall (C), watches a display by a working dog as she visits Medical Detection Dogs (MDD) charity in Great Horwood, outside Milton Keynes, north of London, on February 20, 2013.

Human Diseases and Conditions Dogs Really Can Sniff

Man's best friend is becoming medicine's best friend.

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Is Your Child Ready for Contact Lenses?

Key things to consider besides your kid's age.

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8 Ways to Keep Your Child Safe in the Hospital

What you can do to help prevent infections, medicine mix-ups and more.

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"Widowmaker" Heart Attacks Strike Women, Too, and May Feel Like the Flu

This deadly type of heart attack may seem like little more than a virus at first.

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When a "Runny Nose" Is Really a Foreign Body Stuck Where It Shouldn't Be

Does your child put things up his nose? Here's a cautionary tale.

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New Health Benefits of Mindfulness

Staying "in the moment" may help keep blood sugar low and also ease back pain.

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Dog Flu Outbreaks Are Spreading to More States

Pooches in more than 25 states have come down with the flu since last spring. Is yours at risk?

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America, Home of the Sleep-Deprived?

A third of American adults don't get enough sleep — and people in these states sleep the least.

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For a Healthy Heart, 6 Numbers Every Woman Should Know

Don't worry about your figure — focus on improving these six figures instead.

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The Happiest, Healthiest Places to Live in the US

A new report ranks the best — and worst — states for well-being.

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Something Else Your College Student Needs: A Vaccination for Bacterial Meningitis

Updated government guidelines recommend people 16 to 24 get the MenB shot.

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How to Cook Wings Safely When You're Cooking for a Crowd

Don't make these common mistakes with wings and other party foods.

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How to Prevent Cancer in Six Moves

Cancer is not inevitable, and these strategies can help you avoid it.

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Quiz: Can You Match the Celebrity With the Cause?

When stars get behind health and safety issues, good things happen.

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Flu Is on the Rise and Hitting Young and Middle-Aged Hard

It's not too late to get vaccinated, says the CDC.