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You can get tested for the mutated gene responsible for some breast cancers. But not every person should have the test. Find out why.

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Sometimes illness isn’t as straightforward as a sore throat or a tummy ache. These surprising symptoms can often be the sign of an underlying condition.

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Cervical cancer is highly treatable if detected early, and highly preventable if you get the HPV vaccine. Here’s what you need to know.

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Not all heart attacks start with a pain in the chest. Learning to spot these early warning signs could save your life.

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These new treatments and medical procedures could change the lives of women around the world.

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The overuse of antibiotics is putting us all in danger. But how can a patient decide whether or not to accept an antibiotic from their doctor?

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The United States is in the grip of an opioid epidemic, and South Africans are also at risk of becoming addicted to this class of painkiller. Learn the signs…

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There’s no question that vaping is a healthier alternative to smoking cigarettes, but are there still risks associated with e-cigarettes? We investigate.

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There are more affordable ways to get medical care… you just have to know where to look.

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Even if you’re healthy, there are a number of tests and checkups you should go for every year. Put them in your calendar today!