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February 13, 2017

To Your Health: NLM update: Beyond A1C for diabetes treatment

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New research suggests a reduction in A1C, or blood glucose levels, may not always be the best approach to improve the health of adults with type two diabetes, finds an insightful viewpoint recently published in the Journal of the American Medical Association...

February 6, 2017

To Your Health: NLM update: Muscle dysmorphia and men's health

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An obsession among some younger American men with a muscular appearance is an unheralded medical disorder also associated with medication abuse and significant health risks, finds an insightful viewpoint recently published in the Journal of the American Medical Association...

February 1, 2017

New Topic Page: Eye Care

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Visit the new MedlinePlus Health Topic page on Eye Care.

Your eyes are an important part of your health. Most people rely on their eyes to see and make sense of the world around them...

February 1, 2017

New Topic Page: Tonsillitis

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Visit the new MedlinePlus Health Topic page on Tonsillitis.

Tonsils are lumps of tissue at the back of the throat. There are two of them, one on each side...

January 30, 2017

To Your Health: NLM update: Sports participation and lower death rates?

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Swimming, racquet sports, aerobics, and cycling was associated with lower death rates compared to non-participation by adults in an array of sports, finds an interesting, recent study in the British Journal of Sports Medicine...