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New Drug for Rheumatoid Arthritis May Provide Another Treatment Option

In a clinical trial, olokizumab helped patients with rheumatoid arthritis better than a placebo and no worse than standard care. If approved, it...

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Sexperts Say You’re Never Too Old to Start Using Vibrators

For people who struggle with vaginal dryness, sex toys might help stimulate and lubricate the vagina for more comfortable sex. Key TakeawaysVibrators...

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Is Your Partner Bothering You More Than Usual? A New Study Might Explain Why

There are a number of factors that influence the state of your romantic relationship.

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A Timeline of COVID-19 Variants

COVID-19 has gone through many mutations. How are these variants different from one another? The first-ever COVID-19 strain detected in Wuhan, China...

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Full-dose Blood Thinners Could Prevent COVID-Related Clotting in Hospitalized Patients

The benefit of giving critically ill COVID-19 patients a full-dose blood thinner may outweigh the risk of bleeding events. Key TakeawaysAnyone who...

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Word of the Week: Contagious

This week's word means a disease that can be spread to others. Each week, Verywell explains a term from health, medicine, science, or technology....

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Are Meal Delivery Services FDA-Regulated?

Meal delivery services are popular but have recently been plagued by food safety concerns. Here's what experts want you to know. Key...

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Study: Newer COVID-19 Variants Have Shorter Incubation Periods

The mean incubation period for the Alpha variant was five days—that has dropped to 3.42 days for Omicron. Key TakeawaysA recent study found that...

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Postmenopausal? This 5-Minute Practice Can Help You Sleep, Research Reveals

Foot massages can give you a leg up on menopause.

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11 Signs You Have A Leaky Gut

Plus, what causes "leaky gut" in the first place.

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These Are The 20 Best Songs To Wake Up To, According To Science

And we've got them all wrapped up in a playlist.

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The Surprising Reason You & Your Partner Always Get Sick At The Same Time

Apparently, when you exchange vows, you're also exchanging your immunology.

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Anxiety Screenings Could Become a Normal Part of Your Annual Physical

More U.S. adults are showing signs of anxiety and depression than before the pandemic. The screenings for anxiety and updated recommendations to...

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Here's Why Cold Weather Is Making Heart Disease Worse

A 16-year analysis is exploring why climate change, including increasingly colder weather, is linked to heart disease fatalities. Key TakeawaysCold...

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Should You Get Your Flu Shot And COVID-19 Booster in Different Arms?

It's ultimately down to personal preference. Key TakeawaysThe CDC recommends getting the flu shot and the updated COVID-19 booster at the same...

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Is the Pandemic Really Over?

President Joe Biden recently said the pandemic is over, but that view is far from unanimous. Key TakeawaysPresident Joe Biden recently said the...

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Apple WatchOS Upgrade Features Tracking for Menstrual Cycle, AFib, and Medications

The company's newest wearable technology tracks heart health, fertility windows, prescription medications, and more. Key TakeawaysNew features in...

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Can Centrum Silver Improve Memory in Older Adults? New Study Shows Promise

A new study claims taking a daily multivitamin can boost cognitive in older adults, but researchers are not ready to make broad recommendations. Key...

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Your Blood Type May Raise Your Risk of an Early Stroke—But Only a Little

A new study found that your blood type might affect your risk of having an early stroke, but should you worry? Here's what experts say. Key...

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Word of the Week: Pruritus

This week's word means "itching." Each week, Verywell explains a term from health, medicine, science, or technology. Pruritus How to...

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What’s the Difference Between a Strain and a Variant?

Although variant and strain are used interchangeably during the COVID-19 pandemic, they have different meanings. Alpha, Beta, Gamma, Delta, and...

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4 Surprising Foods That Are Safe to Eat With High Cholesterol

Experts used to recommend avoiding certain foods if you have high cholesterol. Learn why the advice around dietary cholesterol has changed. Key...

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Daxxify, an FDA-Approved Wrinkle Treatment, Is Longer Lasting Than Botox

The anti-wrinkle treatment was found to last up to six months, compared to Botox's three. Key TakeawaysThe FDA has approved a new drug called...

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How Bad Will Flu Season Be This Year?

Based on data from Australia and lifted COVID restrictions, experts predict an early and severe flu season. Key TakeawaysU.S. flu season typically...

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FDA Approves First Once-Daily Oral Plaque Psoriasis Drug

Sotyktu is now approved to treat moderate to severe psoriasis. The oral tablet may be easier to take than other immune suppressant medications for...

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Getting a Flu Shot Might Lower Stroke Risk

A new study has tied the flu shot to a lower stroke risk. Here's why. Key TakeawaysA new study links the flu shot to a lower risk of having a...

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The One Thing To Do As You Age For Better Memory + More Happiness

A lot changes as we get older.

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When Should You Start Getting Your Cholesterol Levels Tested?

This National Cholesterol Education Month, learn when you should start getting your cholesterol levels tested. Key TakeawaysCholesterol is linked to...

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