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Most melanomas start as new spots

To catch skin cancer early, be on the lookout for new spots on your skin. A recent study found that more often than not, melanoma occurs as a new spot on your body — not as changes in an existing mole. The study, published online August 29

3 tips to prevent neck pain

Without knowing it, you may be encouraging neck pain by the way you perform everyday activities. How you carry yourself can invite neck pain or help keep it at bay. In general, try to keep your head balanced directly over your spine, so it

5 exercises to improve hand mobility

If you find daily tasks difficult to do because you suffer from stiffness, swelling, or pain in your hands, the right exercises can help get you back in motion. Therapists usually suggest specific exercises depending on the condition.

Headache: When to worry, what to do

Understanding what causes headaches and finding treatments to relieve the pain Nearly everyone has had headache pain, and most of us have had it many times. A minor headache is little more than a nuisance that's relieved by an

How to Track Your Cycle for Fertility

You’re ready to start a family. Maybe you have a partner, maybe you don’t, but you’re ready. You just don’t know exactly where to start. Do you just start trying? Do you immediately make an appointment with a fertility expert? What’s