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  • 50 pounds lost for 50th reunion

    In January, Carol Highsmith, 68, began a journey of threes. She had three milestones of 50 that she planned to reach by following three simple rules:

  • How rabbi lost 100 pounds

    Rabbi Pesach Sommer lost 100 pounds after a doctor told him he had type 2 diabetes.

  • It's time to get your flu shot!

    Flu season is about to begin, the CDC says. And health officials have a few updates to their recommendations.

  • Flu shot myths addressed

    Flu vaccine myths can confuse people trying to decide whether to get a shot. Here are five common myths and, based on information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the truth.

  • Vintage cold and flu ads

  • New link between coffee and DNA

    You can blame that third cup of Joe on your genes.

  • Beer may be good for your brain

    An element in beer may be good for your brain and other things we learned from medical journals this week.

  • Migraines linked to Parkinson's

    People who suffer from migraines with aura during middle age have double the risk of developing Parkinson's disease or other movement disorders later in life than those who do not, according to a study published Wednesday in the journal Neurology.

  • Music helps your brain

    Dr. Sanjay Gupta tells us why music therapy is good for the brain and how it can help us live to 100.

  • Live to 100: Laugh more

    Dr. Sanjay Gupta tells us how laughing more can help us live to 100.

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iVillage

  • Road-Testing a High End Stroller: A Look at the Stokke Xplory

    Buying a new stroller doesn't have to feel as overwhelming as buying a new car. In our We Love, You Need series, we ask parents to review the latest baby gear -- from bargain steals to splurge-worthy buys. Our latest review is of the pricey Xplory stroller from Stokke, which starts at $1,000 without accessories. Here's what our mom reviewer had to say:

  • What to Say When a Friend Gets Divorced

    When a couple decides to end their marriage before "death do us part," the decision can cause a ripple effect among friends and family. You may be tempted to step in to prevent what you consider to be a mistake or maybe you want to exclaim “it’s about time!” Then there are worries about how your friend is holding up or how she’ll manage in the future. But the truth is your soon-to-be-single friend doesn't need to hear any of that.

  • 5 Fuss-Free Steps to Your Best Skin Ever

    Forget any beauty fears that might be lurking at the back of your mind: skin that earns compliments is something that every woman at every age can achieve.

  • Is It Really Okay to Wear White To Another Bride's Wedding?

    I grew up in the South, and there are a few things I learned growing up that are just good, old-fashioned manners. Keep your elbows off the table during meal times, don’t stare, and don’t wear white to a wedding if you’re not the bride. I’ve considered myself a well-mannered sort, and I’ve always stuck pretty close to the rules most of the time. Well, except for this one wedding where the color of my dress came into question.

  • Eat More Fish, Save Your Hearing?

    Eating more fish may reduce a woman's risk for hearing loss, according to a large new study.

  • Positions Are Key When Sex Causes Back Pain

    Guided by movements of couples engaged in sexual intercourse, a new report suggests that alternatives to the traditional missionary-style position can help men who have lower back pain.

  • Could You Be Allergic to Farm Antibiotics?

    Allergic reactions to food are a concern for millions of Americans, and now a study suggests there's a potential new player on the immunology front: Some people may be allergic to the antibiotics used to keep pests away from fruits and vegetables.

  • Have Bad Breath? 6 Simple Tricks to Get Rid of It...for Good

    We’re comfortable asking our dentists about everything from TMJ to teeth whitening…but inquiring about bad breath? Not always the most pleasant conversation. In the name of research, we asked top dental experts to share their tips for diagnosing, preventing and treating halitosis—so you don’t have to.

  • It's Official: Low-Carb Beats Low-Fat for Weight Loss

    For people who want to lose weight and boost their heart health, cutting down on carbohydrates may work better than trimming dietary fat, a new study suggests.

  • How to Train Your Brain to Choose Fruit Salad Over French Fries

    You may be able to convince your brain that healthy foods taste better than unhealthy ones, new research suggests.

WSJ.com Health

  • CDC Responds Rapidly to Latest Ebola Case

    The federal and state response to an infected doctor in New York presents a sharp contrast to the response to the nation’s first case in Dallas late last month.

  • State Quarantines Stoke Debate Over Monitoring

    New York, New Jersey and Connecticut imposed 21-day quarantines on health-care workers returning from West Africa, stoking a debate over how to curb Ebola without impeding humanitarian aid.

  • New York Officials Urge Calm Amid Ebola Diagnosis

    New York Gov. Cuomo said he planned to ride all of the subway lines used by a 33-year-old physician who has been diagnosed with Ebola after returning from Guinea.

  • Bellevue Was Ready to Go on Ebola

    A Bellevue isolation ward developed during the dawn of the AIDS crisis has been repurposed, in part, by health officials as the go-to treatment facility for New York-based Ebola patients.

  • Ebola Puts Spotlight on Bellevue Hospital

    The first Ebola case in New York turns the spotlight on the city’s marquee trauma center, which will be tested with containing the disease in one of the country’s most crowded urban areas.

  • New York Officials Tracing Movements of Ebola Patient

    New York City officials said they are retracing the steps of Craig Spencer, the doctor who was diagnosed with Ebola, even as they assured New Yorkers they had little to fear about the spread of the disease.

  • Lawmakers Seek Greater Bio-Research Funding

    A bipartisan pair of senators is putting together a proposal to significantly increase federal funding for biomedical research, an issue that has taken on greater urgency in light of the Ebola outbreak.

  • Ebola Survivors' Blood to Be Studied as Treatment

    Researchers plan to test the effectiveness of transfusing blood products from Ebola survivors into infected patients, as a potential near-term countermeasure to the outbreak in West Africa.

  • J&J Unit Wins Texas Suit Regarding All-Metal Hip Implant

    Johnson & Johnson received a favorable verdict Thursday from a Texas jury in a trial regarding the company’s all-metal hip-implant product.

  • How Medicare 'Self-Referral' Thrives on Loophole

    A Florida medical group shows how doctors can order Medicare-funded procedures from entities in which they have financial interests, despite a decades-old federal law seeking to ban most ‘self-referral.’