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    Do probiotics work? Weighing the pros and cons of balancing gut bacteria

    09/26/2016 06:05 AM EDT
    In the 1980s, CJ Rapp created super-caffeinated Jolt Cola to give the body a charge. 
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    Ask Dr. K: Don't worry if you're diagnosed with an astigmatism
    09/23/2016 03:51 PM EDT - DEAR DOCTOR K >> At my last visit, my eye doctor told me I have astigmatism. Full Story

    Health take-away: What to do if someone you love has an opioid addiction
    09/23/2016 03:51 PM EDT - When I was in medical school in the late 1990s, there was a movement to promote the idea of the "fifth vital sign. Full Story

    100 things that impacted public health
    09/16/2016 04:15 PM EDT - The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health turns 100 this year. The school came to life during a time when women frequently died during childbirth and infant mortality was a grave concern. Full Story

    Myth vs. Fact: Not always a straight path when treating depression
    09/16/2016 04:15 PM EDT - There are days when each of us is irritable. There are days when many of us would rather not go to work or school. Full Story

    Ask. Dr. K: Simple maneuver eases vertigo
    09/16/2016 04:15 PM EDT - DEAR DOCTOR K >> I suffer from benign paroxysmal positional vertigo. I've heard that something called the Epley maneuver may help. Full Story

    Why many don't get treated for depression
    09/09/2016 01:46 PM EDT - Most Americans who screen positive for depression don't receive treatment, while most who do receive treatment don't actually have the condition. Full Story

    Ask Dr. K: How you can help stroke patients
    09/09/2016 01:46 PM EDT - DEAR DOCTOR K >> My mother recently had a stroke, and it's severely impacted her ability to speak. Full Story

    How to prepare your family for an emergency
    09/09/2016 01:46 PM EDT - September is National Preparedness Month, bringing home the importance of being ready now and throughout the year for the types of emergencies that can happen where we live, work and raise our families. Full Story

    Musings on Mortality: Difference between suicide, medical aid in dying
    09/06/2016 09:42 AM EDT - There is a profound difference between suicide and medical aid in dying, otherwise known as death with dignity. Full Story

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    Taylor Swift and Tom Hiddleston split up

    Taylor Swift decides Tom Hiddleston isn’t the one after all and hands him his walking papers.