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Aluminum is common in antiperspirant / deodorant products

5/01/2011 7:59:26 AM

The use of antiperspirant deodorant formulas has been subject to a lot of controversy due to the aluminum base and parabens (chemicals used as preservatives)... Read More

Moving to Self-Management for Arthritis — and Other Chronic Diseases

4/12/2011 6:04:52 AM

Self-management education has been shown to improve the health of adults with doctor-diagnosed arthritis by 15% to 30% compared to medication alone.

A.M. Vitals: Novartis Won’t Develop Tasigna for Rare Stomach Cancer

4/12/2011 5:57:30 AM

Also: Exelixis and Goldman Sachs; Biogen's MS drug;

Eating Disorders Among Orthodox Jews

4/11/2011 3:32:20 PM

In the large and growing Orthodox Jewish communities, rabbinic leaders are sounding an alarm about a wave of anorexia and other eating disorders among teenage girls.

A Couple's Knot, Tied Tighter by Dual Diagnoses

4/11/2011 2:24:00 PM

Having a spouse with a life-threatening illness is hard enough. But what happens when both partners get sick?

Physicians May Heal Themselves Differently

4/11/2011 2:07:29 PM

Patients should be sure their physicians understand their values and should ask their doctors about the reasons behind their recommendations.

The Changing Face of Cancer in HIV/AIDS Patients

4/11/2011 1:17:51 PM

But therapies used against HIV have gotten much more effective, and those infected with the virus are living longer.

When Should Men Stop P.S.A. Testing?

4/11/2011 12:51:14 PM

Despite recommendations that older men stop getting P.S.A. tests to screen for prostate cancers, new research shows that men in their 70s are being screened at nearly twice the rate of men in their 50s.

Taking Out Tonsils Less Often

4/11/2011 12:10:57 PM

In today's 18 and Under column, pediatrician Dr. Perri Klass writes about the declining popularity of tonsillectomies, which were once almost routine in pediatrics.

Depressed About Allergies?

4/11/2011 11:51:05 AM

Several large studies have found that the risk of depression in people with severe allergies is about twice that of those without allergies.
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