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All the info you need on various health conditions, including heart disease, diabetes, high cholesterol, and allergies. Plus, how to fight colds and flu.

A new study finds that obesity increases your risk of Crohn's disease, multiple sclerosis, and more. Let's take a look at some other shocking effects of the epidemic.

FITNESS recently chatted with country star Kellie Pickler about a cause she says is near and dear to her heart: lung cancer.

Those cool-looking electronic cigarettes you're seeing everywhere are a healthier alternative to the real thing—right? Don't be so sure.

Lena Dunham said it best: "Coconut oil seems to do literally everything.

If you haven't had this test in the last five years, it's time to make a doctor's appointment ASAP.

Ovarian cancer is the fifth-leading cause of cancer death among women. But a new study finds a simple ritual may reduce your risk—and there's a good chance you're already doing it.

Breast Cancer Awareness month may officially be over, but that doesn't mean the conversation needs to end, too.

To celebrate National Breast Cancer Awareness month, we sifted through the sea of pink beauty loot that came across our desks and picked products and gear guaranteed to make you look good and feel eve

The same vaccine that protects you from the flu can help prevent another major health problem. Here's the science.

Breast Cancer Awareness month means spreading the word about breast health and encouraging every woman to get checked regularly.

Stop the sniffles and sneezing once and for all.

Has your stomach hit a sour note? Here, smart solutions to the symphony of gut issues that torment even healthy, fit women.

You work out and eat right to get or stay in shape, but there's a fine line between being disciplined and letting your commitment turn compulsive.

Some things you would rather not bring up to your gyno. We hear you. So in the name of, ahem, research, we got the 411 on pain, leakage and other surprisingly common problems.

No need to sweat about sodium if you're healthy and fit. Here's why you should take all that expert advice about cutting back your intake with, well, a grain of salt.

You'll give sick days the cold shoulder if you shop wisely at the grocery store or farmers' market.

You work out, eat right and see your doctor regularly. But did you know that too many checkups and medical tests can actually harm your health?