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How and Why to Access Your Medical Records

You are legally entitled to these records, so ask for them.

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What to Do if You Have a Panic Attack

8 ways to reclaim your calm.

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FDA Orders Warning Labels on Prescription Narcotic Painkillers

Immediate-release versions of addictive meds such as Oxycontin, Percocet and Vicodin to be affected.

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Illnesses from Raw Milk Strike Again

The CDC says raw milk was the likely culprit in a 2014 multistate outbreak of listeriosis.

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1 in 6 Seniors Takes Dangerous Combos of Meds, Supplements

Researchers say patients should tell doctors every treatment they're taking.

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How to Treat Neck Pain without Seeing a Chiropractor

Having a pain in the neck is such a, well, pain in the neck.

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The Happiest Countries in the World

Denmark takes the cake in a new annual ranking. See where the U.S. stands.

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Scientists Pick U.S. Cities Where Zika Might Hit This Summer

Weather and travel patterns could expose people as far north as New York City.

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Human Diseases and Conditions Dogs Really Can Sniff

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

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5 Women Whose Inventions Made the World Safer

From fire escapes to the material in bulletproof vests, these inventions continue to help keep us safe.

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You're Probably Wrong about How Much You Sleep

Research shows many of us over- or underestimate our ZZZs.

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CDC Issues Tough New Guidelines on Use of Prescription Painkillers

To curb abuse, doctors should try non-narcotic options for most chronic pain not involving cancer, terminal illness.

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Being a "Difficult" Patient Might Come Back to Bite You

In fictional scenarios, doctors who were distracted by aggressive or disrespectful patients made more diagnostic errors.

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Genetic High-Cholesterol Condition More Common Than Thought

Researchers say finding shows early treatment is important to avert heart attack.

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11 Ways to Soundproof Your Bedroom

Silence the racket and reclaim your slumber.