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Painful Menstrual Periods Could Mean You Have a Serious Condition

If your menstrual pain is causing you to take a bed rest each time it happens, it's time to see the doctor.

Working the Night Shift for More Than 30 Years Linked to Higher Breast Cancer Risk

Hormonal imbalances caused by working and sleeping at odd hours may increase your chances of developing the disease.

10 Strange Medical Conditions

These bizarre disorders will make having the flu seem like a relatively nice thing.

10 Things You Need to Know about Leptospirosis

Protect yourself and your family by staying informed about this sickness.

7 Misconceptions about Dengue Explained

Think you know everything there is to know about dengue? Think again.

4 Tips on Coping with High Cholesterol

If your family is beset by high cholesterol problems, you have to be prepared to make a few lifestyle changes.

6 Ways to Avoid the Dangers of Self-Medicating

Using meds unsupervised can wreak havoc on your health. Here's how you can keep yourself safe.

Tummy Trouble: 5 Tips on Dealing with Food Poisoning

Here's how you can help yourself recover faster when you find you've eaten something that doesn't agree with you.

5 Tips on Dealing with the Post-Holiday Cold and Flu

Greeting the new year with sniffles instead of smiles? Here are 5 ways to cope.

What Every Woman Should Know about Ovarian Cancer

Ovarian cancer is the 5th most common cancer among women; learn more about this lady killer from FN's primer.

5 HPV Myths Debunked

Certain strains of the human papillomavirus (HPV) cause cervical cancer. Find out more about HPV with this information from MSD.

Hot GirlTalk Topic: What Every Woman Should Know about Cervical Cancer

Cervical cancer is the second most common form of cancer in women. FN gives you the 411 on this (literal) lady killer.

Beat the Heat: How to Protect Your Baby from the Summer Heat

Between El Niño and global warming, summer promises to be especially hot and dry. Here are ways to keep your baby cool as the temperature rises.