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Carotid artery ultrasound: Should you have this test?

This screening test is simple and painless, but it isn’t appropriate for most people. Image: © VILevi/Thinkstock For years, for-profit companies have mailed offers for health screening tests to homes across the United States. For about $150, you can undergo ...

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Should you consider taking a fish oil supplement?

The net benefit of these popular supplements is very limited. Image: © stocksnapper/Thinkstock Millions of Americans swallow an amber-colored capsule of fish oil each day, lured by its alleged health benefits. In the supplement aisle of most pharmacies, supermarkets, and ...

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Are you prepared for a medical emergency?

Keep important information handy, such as an advance directive, a list of medications, and your emergency contacts. We spend a lot of time trying to stay healthy. We exercise, eat right, and get check-ups and screenings. But how many of ...

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How Diabetes Affects Your Oral Health

A high blood sugar gives bacteria an easier environment to grow. (Getty Images) Diabetes can affect your oral health in ways you might not expect. First, when you have diabetes, it’s harder for your body to fight off infection, including gum disease. “Uncontrolled ...

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