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Hair Loss

Hair loss can be hereditary, but it can also be related to stress, excess UV radiation, medication side effects, elevated body temperature, or hormonal changes.


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Today in Health News

Acetaminophen May Not Help Against Back Pain, Study Contends

The common pain reliever, best known as Tylenol, showed no effect in Australian trial

Health Tip of the Day

Better Communication

Here are some tips to communicate more effectively: Make eye contact when you talk to people. Treat people with respect. Listen carefully when others speak. Organize your thoughts before you speak. Avoid unnecessary jargon and technical terms. Encourage questions. Avoid speaking when you are angry.

Healthy Living

Fitness
You may wonder what all the fuss is about exercise. Simply put, inactivity is hazardous to your health. Physical activity can help you prevent chronic disease, manage your weight, and stay mentally fit. The best news is that it's never too late to adopt a more active lifestyle.

Health Centers

Cancer
Learn how to become a proactive patient. Understand your treatment choices. Get the latest news on advances in cancer. If you or a loved one is facing cancer, you’ll want to explore the Cancer Knowledgebase, with separate sections on more than 60 types of the disease.

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