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  1. In this WebMD webinar, attendees asked Kevin Kalinsky, MD, Director of Breast Medical Oncology at Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University, about triple-negative breast cancer.
  2. A study over 15 years found an overall increase of 11% nationwide, with a 38% increase in the 18 to 44 age group. Yet nearly 30% of U.S. adults younger than 45 are unaware of common stroke symptoms, according to a survey from the American Heart Association.
  3. Myasthenia gravis finances: What to expect, what to plan for, how to navigate insurance, where to find financial assistance.
  4. If you have type 2 diabetes, you could already be at a higher risk for heart disease without knowing it.
  5. AI’s potential depends on how it’s used, Robert Califf, MD, said. “It could be used for tremendous gain or it could be used for tremendous harm.”
  6. Psoriasis and allergies both cause itchy, skin and both involve immune system reactions. Could they be related?
  7. People with psoriasis share their experiences and how they learned to manage issues with body image, self-esteem, and quality of life.
  8. Lifestyle changes can help improve your psoriasis and your overall health. Follow these expert tips.
  9. Some people with psoriasis choose to use makeup. Since this condition can cause skin flakiness and sensitivity, it’s important to be careful when applying makeup. Find out which products to use, what to avoid, and how to use and remove makeup with psoriasis.
  10. Some people report side effects like brain fog and memory loss with this drug designed to lower cholesterol. Here’s what the research says.
  11. If you have high cholesterol, you might consider starting a workout program. Find out how yoga can be your secret weapon in lowering your cholesterol levels and how you can add it to your daily routine.
  12. If you think you don’t need to pay attention to your cholesterol numbers until you’re older, think again. Your heart health may be at stake.
  13. Researchers are looking at how lower-carb diets like paleo might affect your cholesterol.
  14. Atrial fibrillation (AFib) is when your heart beats too fast, too slow, or erratically. Here’s what some people with AFib want you to know.
  15. Your life will probably change in some ways after a diagnosis of atrial fibrillation (AFib). The symptoms can lead to shifts in your routine. It’s even normal to feel anxious or fearful at first. But with treatment and some healthy lifestyle changes, you can learn to manage the side effects of AFib.
  16. According to a recent study from Mexico, HPV has been found in breast cancer tissue, and in both malignant tumors and non-malignant breast disease.
  17. Exercise is essential if you're living with type 2 diabetes and trying to keep blood sugar in check. To maximize exercise benefits, new research shows the best time of day to work out is in the afternoon.
  18. Gene therapy offers new hope for people with some forms of inherited retinal dystrophy. Find out what’s available now and how to find a clinical trial.
  19. For most types of inherited retinal dystrophy, there is no cure. Find out why early diagnosis is still critical for your quality of life.
  20. Being diagnosed with a hereditary vision disease is life-changing. Learn how someone with retinitis pigmentosa manages life with low vision.
  21. Inherited retinal dystrophies are disorders passed down through families. Learn how this affects which one you may have, diagnosis, and possible treatment.
  22. Inherited retinal dystrophy affects your vision. Find out more about the common types.
  23. Here’s what to look for as you assemble your vitiligo health care team.
  24. There are challenges in treating vitiligo in people of color. An expert discusses these and newer therapies on the horizon.
  25. Every year at least 21,000 babies are stillborn in the United States. That’s about one in every 175 births, according to the CDC. Elizabeth O'Donnell wants to see that number fall.

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