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August 22, 2016

To Your Health: NLM update: NIH MedlinePlus magazine Summer 2016

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Listen to the To Your Health: NLM update on NIH MedlinePlus magazine Summer 2016. The transcript is also available.

The new edition of NIH MedlinePlus magazine covers the Zika virus, oral health, as well as endometriosis...

August 15, 2016

To Your Health: NLM update: Better care for disadvantaged kids

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The health of children from disadvantaged backgrounds will improve if pediatricians and other physicians inquire about a family's economic status as well as provide information about anti-poverty programs, suggests an illuminating perspective recently published in the New England Journal of Medicine...

August 11, 2016

New Topic Page: Kidney Tests

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Visit the new MedlinePlus Health Topic page on Kidney Tests.

You have two kidneys. They are fist-sized organs on either side of your backbone above your waist...

August 8, 2016

To Your Health: NLM update: Healthy international travel recommendations

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Some specific recommendations on healthy international travel as well as information to take to your physician prior to a voyage are provided in a timely review article recently published in the New England Journal of Medicine...

August 3, 2016

August Issue of NIH News in Health Now Available

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The August issue of NIH News in Health is now available.

Featured stories include "What Your Nose Knows: Sense of Smell and Your Health" and "Spotlight on Psoriasis: Preventing Patches of Itchy, Sore Skin". Also, check out the health capsules and the featured Web site.