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What Do Your Dreams Mean?

Jan Brehm of Portland woke up from a dream confused and shaken to her core. Lisa Espich of Tucson woke so deeply disturbed by a dream featuring her husband that she knew her marriage would never be th...

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Your Best Breasts At Any Age

In the dramedy that constitutes a woman's life, the brain and heart play the starring roles—but breasts surely have a major part. They start turning heads as soon as they make their debut; they nurtur...

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When The Best Tests Fail

When it comes to protecting your health, few advances pack the oomph of a good screening test. Take a look at the taming of cervical cancer: Fifty years ago, the disease claimed the lives of more wome...

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Winning the War on Cancer: Our Three-Part Report

The Frontlines of Treatment
For so long, many people feared cancer more than other illnesses because the diagnosis often meant death. But advances in treatment are changing that. "We can turn this dis...

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Why Caregivers Need To Take Care Of Themselves

When Kerry Hutton's mother suffered a debilitating stroke a year ago, there was never any question that she would move in with her only daughter. "I just couldn't imagine putting her in a nursing home...

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A Woman's Guide To Erectile Dysfunction

You love him, he loves you, and you wouldn't want anyone else by your side as you tackle life's good and bad moments. But even the closest of couples can get tripped up trying to deal with—or even tal...

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What Do Your Dreams Mean?

Jan Brehm of Portland woke up from a dream confused and shaken to her core. Lisa Espich of Tucson woke so deeply disturbed by a dream featuring her husband that she knew her marriage would never be th...

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A Woman's Guide To Erectile Dysfunction

You love him, he loves you, and you wouldn't want anyone else by your side as you tackle life's good and bad moments. But even the closest of couples can get tripped up trying to deal with—or even talk about—erectile dysfunction, politely referred to as E.D....

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10 Surprising Home Remedies You Already Own

These go-to health items have some unexpected benefits...