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Diet and Hearing Loss

A study found that women who had healthier diets had a lower chance of developing hearing loss as they got older.

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Fighting Infections With Phages

Antibiotics can’t cure every infection. A new way of treating infections uses a virus known as a phage.

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Outsmarting Hot Flashes

Medicines can help reduce hot flashes during a woman’s midlife transition. Get the scoop on these medicines and other ways to cope.

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What Is Schizophrenia?

People with schizophrenia may seem like they have lost touch with reality. It’s a severe mental disorder that affects how a person thinks, feels, and behaves.