Research shows that as many as 50 percent of adults in the United States make New Year’s resolutions, but fewer than 10 percent keep them for more than a few months.
Giving up on New Year’s resolutions is often related to three issues:...
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A vaccine is available to protect against human papillomavirus (HPV). HPV is the most common sexually transmitted infection and can cause diseases such as genital warts and cancer.
The HPV vaccine now protects against nine strains of HPV....
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A strong family history of various cancers and her own breast cancer diagnosis led Wendy Richardson to pursue genetic testing at Danbury Hospital.
Genetic testing results showed that Wendy was at high risk for breast and stomach cancer. Wendy and...
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At-home genetic tests are popular holiday gifts that can be fun and interesting, but they also have limitations and risks — such as providing unexpected or upsetting results.
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Thanksgiving is also National Family Health History Day. Public health organizations and healthcare providers are urging families to use the holiday as an opportunity to start conversations about family health history.
Knowing your family’s...
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The holidays can be a joyful time of year, but it is also common to feel overwhelmed, stressed, or anxious.
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Weather conditions and cold and flu viruses can make it more difficult for you to stay healthy and safe during winter months.
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Katherine (Kathy) Wenning tripped and broke her neck when she was at her weekend home in Washington, Connecticut. Kathy and her husband, Michael, knew she needed emergency care. They weren’t sure where to go because they live in Manhattan, and...
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Vaping-associated lung injury is a condition characterized by lung inflammation and damage that can lead to respiratory failure and death. Symptoms include shortness of breath, cough, and chest pain, as well as fatigue, fever, and weight loss. Many...
10-Oct-2019 8:15 AM EDT