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21 hours ago What to Expect When You're Sent Home After Surgery

WebMD explains what to expect on the day you get sent home from the hospital after surgery.

Yesterday Breast Cancer Survivors Vulnerable for Thyroid Tumors, and Vice Versa: Study

Doctors, patients should know of increased risk, expert says

Yesterday 7 Tips to Help Decide if Surgery Is Right for You

WebMD explains what you need to consider if you're trying to figure out if surgery is the right treatment for you.

Yesterday What to Ask Your Surgeon Before an Operation

WebMD has advice on how to get tips from your surgeon about how to prepare for your operation.

Yesterday Too Much, Too Little Sleep and Pregnancy Weight

Finding points to why sleep problems may be linked to poor pregnancy outcomes, researcher says

Yesterday Depression May Boost Seniors' Risk for These

Doctors should monitor older adults for low mood, researchers say

Yesterday A Voter’s Guide To The Health Law

Candidates -- on both sides -- are bending the facts about the Affordable Care Act.

Yesterday Waning Whooping Cough Immunity Blamed in Outbreaks

Teens have very little protection just a few years after vaccination, study finds

Yesterday Allergies, Asthma Tied to Lower Brain Cancer Risk

Researchers found 30 percent lower odds for those with respiratory allergies and eczema

Yesterday How to Survive Spring Allergy Season
Spring Allergies

WebMD explains how to manage your hay fever with drugs, nasal sprays, allergy shots, and more.

Yesterday Experts: Screen More Kids for Middle Ear Fluid
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Children with developmental issues, syndromes, or conditions that put them at high risk for fluid in the middle ear should be checked for it, according to new expert guidelines. WebMD has the details.

Yesterday How to Plan for Recovery at Home After Surgery

WebMD explains how to prepare your house so that you can have a smooth recovery from surgery when you return from the hospital.

Feb 5 NFL Linemen Keep Growing, Putting Health at Risk

Some players are topping out at 400 pounds -- and more

Feb 5 Food Allergy Myths and Facts

WebMD separates fact and fiction about food allergies, including the difference between an allergy and a sensitivity, whether children outgrow allergies, and more.

Feb 4 Bit of Chocolate in Pregnancy May Help Mom, Baby

No matter what the level of healthy flavanols, improvements seen in circulatory health

Feb 4 'Obese' May Not Always Equal Unhealthy: Study

Authors warn against using body size as sole measure of good health, but other experts cite risks of too much weight

Feb 4 Statins May Ease Macular Degeneration for Some

The 'dry' form of the eye disease remains the leading cause of blindness in developed world

Feb 4 Electric Toothbrushes: Are They for You?

Are electric toothbrushes really worth the extra money? WebMD asks the experts. What we found out may surprise you.

Feb 4 How to Take Care of Your Joints

WebMD explains how exercise and weight loss can help keep your osteoarthritis from getting worse.

Feb 4 Natural Remedies for Erectile Dysfunction

Are there natural ways to treat ED? WebMD gives you the pros and cons of common herbal remedies.

Feb 4 Health Highlights: Feb. 4, 2016

New Therapy Might Cure Type 1 Diabetes

Feb 4 ADHD May Be Tied to Obesity Risk for Girls

Impulsiveness, eating disorders may help explain possible link, researcher says

Feb 4 Hidden Causes of Hair Loss

If you're losing hair, the biggest question is why. Here's an in-depth look at factors that may contribute to hair loss, including lifestyle, heredity, and medical causes.

Feb 4 Anxiety Meds Won't Raise Seniors' Dementia Risk

Research may ease some concerns about use of benzodiazapines, but side effects do exist

Feb 4 Diabetes Drug May Not Help Obese Women Do This

But study says metformin did reduce weight gain, lower risk of dangerously high blood pressure in moms-to-be

Feb 4 Insurers Accelerate Moves To Limit Health-Law Enrollment

Major changes in broker compensation are designed to discourage enrollment of the sickest, say consumer advocates.

Feb 4 Steroids May Help More Than Just Premature Babies

Researchers found they reduced risk for respiratory problems in infants born at 34 to 36 weeks

Feb 4 New Therapy Might Cure Type 1 Diabetes

New Therapy Might Cure Type 1 Diabetes

Feb 4 Meditation May Ease Breast Biopsy Pain, Anxiety

Researchers also found music helps during the procedure

Feb 4 Could IVF Raise Children's Odds for Blood Cancer?

Study of in vitro fertilization shows slightly elevated risk, but experts aren't sounding alarms