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FDA warns against use of kratom

Proponents say the plant can ease opioid withdrawal, pain, depression and more. But kratom-containing products need more testing and may be deadly. More breaking news

Self-inflicted injuries are skyrocketing among young females

But the rate of self-harm in boys is holding steady. More breaking news

Weight-loss surgery may cut cancer risk by a third in women

Study shows bariatric surgery may significantly reduce women's risk of certain obesity-related cancers. More breaking news

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Holiday heart attacks: Know the signs, act fast

One of the happiest times of the year may be the most dangerous for your heart.

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Alcohol abuse

Abusing alcohol can put you at risk for a variety of health problems

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Holiday health

Tips for a safe and happy holiday season

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