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This Week in Health: A Way to Detect Cancer in Seconds

Scientists from Texas have developed a pen-sized device that can identify cancer in seconds. If it becomes FDA-approved, it may one day help doctors get rid of as much cancerous tissue as possible during surgeries. Here’s what else caught our … Continue reading

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This Pen Can Diagnose Cancer in 10 Seconds

When it comes to treating cancer, surgeons want to get rid of as much cancerous tissue as possible during tumor removal. Now a new technology—the size of a pen—is attempting to make that easier by distinguishing between tumors and healthy … Continue reading

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How to Clean Your Filthy Cell Phone: This Week in Health

Your cell phone picks up bacteria everywhere it goes. (Touching it 47 times a day, the national average, doesn’t help.) Not to worry, though: doing this just a few times a month will likely protect you. Here’s the other health … Continue reading

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This Is The Best Way to Detox Your Body

If you associate a “detox” with a 7-day juice fast, it’s time to make over your notion of a cleanse. Detoxing doesn’t require you to make extreme diet choices, since our bodies are made to flush out toxins on their … Continue reading

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The Best Exercise For Fat Loss: This Week in Health

Exercise is not always intuitive. (Case in point: running a marathon isn’t always healthy, but brief bouts of exercise are among the best for you.) This week, TIME explored two burning workout questions: is protein powder good for you, and … Continue reading

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Don’t Have Time to Exercise? Do This for 10 Minutes

In the fitness world, the word “miracle” gets thrown around like a two-pound dumbbell. But when it comes to high-intensity interval training (HIIT), a very short workout, the benefits you’ve heard about are both legitimate and—we’ll say it—miraculous. HIIT is … Continue reading

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Low-Calorie Ice Cream, CRISPR and Dog Vaccines: This Week in Health

For the first time in the U.S., scientists have used the gene editing technology CRISPR to edit out genetic disease in human embryos. In another first—this from the world of nutrition—the low-calorie ice cream brand Halo Top became the best-selling … Continue reading

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Artificial Sweeteners Don’t Help You Lose Weight: This Week in Health

Sometimes foods don’t live up to their nutritional hype. This week’s health news revealed that artificial sweeteners may not be helpful weight loss aids, and meal kits may not actually be getting more people to cook. Here’s what else caught … Continue reading

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How to Get Rid Of Scars with Top 10 Natural Scar Erasers: This Works

“Scars are tattoos with better stories.” While all stories may not be worth revealing, the scars that they leave behind are sometimes difficult to hide. They can even become a reason for embarrassment, especially if the scar is on your … Continue reading

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This Under-the-Radar Trump Administration Change Could Make Life Even Harder for Transgender Seniors

David Satin was born in 1934 in St. Paul, Minneapolis. When he was five years old, he says, he had a revelation: He was a girl. It took five decades to tell anyone, but one night when Satin was 60, … Continue reading

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The Number of U.S. Adults Without Health Insurance Has Risen by Two Million This Year

(WASHINGTON) — The number of U.S. adults without health insurance has grown by some 2 million this year, according to a major new survey that finds recent coverage gains beginning to erode. The new numbers highlight what’s at stake as … Continue reading

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This Week in Health: How Farmers Turn Salmon Pink

This week revealed a little-known secret about the vibrant pink color of farm-raised salmon: it comes from a pigmenting chemical farmers feed their fish. Here’s what else caught our attention in health this week. (Sign up for the TIME Health … Continue reading

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The FDA Wants This Opioid Drug Pulled From the Market

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) requested on Thursday that the drug Opana ER be pulled from the market — the first time the agency has taken steps to remove a currently prescribed opioid pain medication from the market … Continue reading

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This Week in Health: How to Really Lose Weight

Little is harder than losing weight and keeping it off for good, yet many find a way. Exactly how goes deeper than diet and exercise, according to new science. Here’s what else caught our attention in health news this week. … Continue reading

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This Week in Health: Exercise Myths and Barre Class Benefits

This week brought encouraging news about exercise: It’s a real anti-ager, you don’t have to do it on an empty stomach and you can get a whole lot out of tiny movements, particularly in barre class. Here’s what else caught … Continue reading

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