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  • Psoriasis May Hit Men Harder

    Psoriasis May Hit Men Harder

    The red, scaly patches of psoriasis can be hard to deal with. Often covering skin around the elbows, knees, and scalp, the lesions may be itchy and painful. Men may especially struggle with this skin problem. So suggests a recent study of more than 5,400 adults with the disease.

  • Deadliest Skin Cancer on the Rise

    Deadliest Skin Cancer on the Rise

    Over your lifetime, you’ll likely spend umpteen hours in the sun. As a result, your skin will be exposed to harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays. This fact is mainly why skin cancer is the most common type of cancer worldwide. And according to a recent study, more adults in the U.S. may end up with melanoma, the deadliest form of this skin disease.

  • Stool Test Works Well to Find Colon Cancer

    Stool Test Works Well to Find Colon Cancer

    For years, colonoscopy has been the main test for finding colon cancer. But an annual stool test may work as well—without the unpleasant prep time, new research says.

Wellness Center

MS and Summer: Coping with Symptom Flareups

Warm weather may have an impact on your MS symptoms. These tips can help.

Quizzes

Athlete's Foot Quiz

The itching caused by athlete's foot can be intense. Named for the active people who seem most prone to this condition, athlete's foot can affect even couch potatoes. Find out more by taking this multiple-choice quiz.

Multimedia

Rotator Cuff Tendinitis/Tear

Having shoulder pain or problems lifting your arms over your head? You may have tendonitis or a tear in the muscles and tendons that hold your shoulder in place, called the rotator cuff. This video explains symptoms of this syndrome, possible treatments, and ways you can prevent shoulder injuries.

Symptom Checker
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