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Today β€” March 23rd 2019Health

Are The Risks Of Drugs That Enhance Imaging Tests Overblown?

By Clayton Dalton
Contrast agent, a drug that enhances CT scans, is sometimes skipped because of concerns about side effects.

A contrast agent doesn't make you feel better or treat what's ailing you. But by making CT scans clearer, contrast might be crucial in helping your doctor make the right diagnosis.

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  • March 23rd 2019 at 12:15

Common foot and toe problems a podiatrist wants you to know about

By Marguerite Ward

Did you know April was National Foot Health Awareness Month?

  • March 22nd 2019 at 20:55

I tried the keto diet for 30 days after having a baby. This is what happened

By Joelle Garguilo

Everyone's trying it. I figured I'd give it a shot — for just 30 days.

  • March 22nd 2019 at 19:46

What is a brain aneurysm? Symptoms, causes, treatment and more

By A. Pawlowski

Millions of Americans are living with unruptured brain aneurysms without knowing it. What to know after actress Emilia Clarke’s experience.

  • March 22nd 2019 at 18:27

Common ADHD medications may increase risk of psychosis, study finds

By Linda Carroll

New study finds patients 13 to 25 years old who had been newly prescribed amphetamines, such as Adderall and Vyvanse, were at increased risk.

  • March 21st 2019 at 21:14

'Game of Thrones' star Emilia Clarke reveals she survived 2 brain aneurysms

By Drew Weisholtz

"Game of Thrones" star Emilia Clarke wrote an essay for The New Yorker detailing two brain aneurysms she had.

  • March 21st 2019 at 20:38

Vasectomy cakes are a hilarious trend β€” and they're becoming more popular

By Julia Curley

Bakers at Signature Desserts from Tennessee created a witty cake to celebrate a milestone moment and it's part of a growing trend.

  • March 21st 2019 at 20:15

After a heart attack at 36, mom ditches unhealthy habits to lose 101 pounds

By Meghan Holohan

After having a heart attack following the birth of her fourth child, this mom knew she needed to make healthy changes.

  • March 21st 2019 at 18:33

Bride battling cancer refused to change wedding date: 'We’re not giving in'

By A. Pawlowski

The date Laurin Long and Michael Bank chose was special and changing it felt like giving up, so they were defiant.

  • March 21st 2019 at 16:07

The 6 biggest health mistakes women make in their 40s

By Joan Raymond

Sure, there are changes in our 40s we can't prevent. But if we're smart about our heath, our 40s can rock.

  • March 21st 2019 at 14:56

Chickenpox parties return? Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin exposed his kids to the virus

By Meghan Holohan

Doctors say it's a bad idea to expose an unvaccinated child to the Varicella-zoster virus.

  • March 21st 2019 at 13:47

Amy Schumer opens up about her husband's autism diagnosis

By Drew Weisholtz

The comedian hopes sharing her husband's story will help others and remove the stigma of having autism. "The tools that we've been given have made his life so much better."

  • March 21st 2019 at 13:28

3 most common knee problems and what to do about them

By Jordan Metzl

Your knees are essential to movement. If you're dealing with chronic knee pain, here's some advice.

  • March 21st 2019 at 13:26

Savannah shares what World Down Syndrome Day means to her

By Savannah Guthrie

Savannah reflects on the beautiful way Down syndrome touched her life.

  • March 21st 2019 at 12:21

What the 'Fab Five' taught a single father about parenting through loss

By Meghan Holohan

In a season three episode, 'Queer Eye' shows what parenting through grief is like and shares an important message: It’s OK to accept assistance

  • March 20th 2019 at 22:11

Rewriting history: How the worst day of my life became one of my best

When they told us you had Down syndrome, it was a big shock. Our bond was instantaneous, but I was terrified.

  • March 20th 2019 at 21:06

Striking photo shows all the bacteria on an 8-year-old's hand

By A. Pawlowski

Behold some of the bacteria that grew when a boy who had been playing outside pressed his hand onto a Petri dish.

  • March 20th 2019 at 14:42