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Weight loss surgery often results in loose, sagging skin that can’t be reduced through exercise. Procedures known as “body contouring” can help reduce the side effect.... The technique may help some, but dermatologists warn that those with acne-prone skin should probably steer clear of slathering their face with petroleum jelly.... The emotions that accompany a hepatitis C diagnosis can be overwhelming. We sort them out and tell you how to deal with them.... Treatment for major depressive disorder has made rapid advances, with new therapies that fit each person. An expert talks about the latest research.... See how one person manages the ups and downs of major depressive disorder -- and how her depression inspired her career as a therapist.... A person with major depressive disorder shares how they talk about their condition with others.... An expert who lives with depression explains how major depressive disorder affects your relationships and how to care for yourself and those around you.... Learn from a mental health advocate how the stigma of depression is changing and how acceptance is the first step to managing major depressive disorder.... A new, large study suggests people who've had a bout of shingles may face a heightened risk of heart attack or stroke in later years.... New research finds more Americans face prolonged, life-threatening seizures known as status epilepticus, and Black people are nearly twice as likely to experience these seizures as white people.... Recent studies have begun to show that the latest bivalent COVID-19 booster vaccine may help ease long COVID patients' symptoms.... Diagnosis in both the young and old can be challenging because RSV symptoms often overlap those of the flu, COVID-19, the common cold and other illnesses. Clues that point to RSV include wheezing – a high-pitched breathing sound – and using stomach and other muscles to help with breathing.... WebMD provides tips to help your spending increase your happiness.... WebMD offers 5 tips to help make the holidays easier after a divorce.... If you're trying not to gain weight during the holiday season, use these tips to keep your food plan on track -- especially if you drink alcohol.... The CDC reports that hospitalizations for confirmed flu cases nearly doubled during Thanksgiving week.... A team of scientists in Japan hope to pioneer a new field exploring how romance with a virtual being could impact mental health and relationships in the real world.... A woman with NMO and a doctor who treats it talk about what it’s like to live with the rare disease.... Alcohol increases the risk of cancer, but some Americans think it does the opposite, a new study shows.... Families of children with brain cancer are often unaware of the option of postmortem tissue donation, and many have expressed resentment that they had not been informed.... In our new docu-series “Color by WebMD: WebMD’s Exploration of Race and Mental Health,” we’ll be diving into texturism and its impact on many Black and Latino people. We’ll also look at ways to gain more appreciation for your naturally beautiful coils and curls.... AI and machine learning remain technologies that add to human know-how. For example, AI can help track a patient over time better than a health care professional relying on memory alone, can speed up image analysis, and is very good at prediction.... Currently, FDA policy does not allow blood donation from men who have had sex with other men in the past three months.... “What do you eat?” I hear this question a lot – both from people who have type 2 diabetes and from those who don’t. To answer, I documented ...... An expert in treatment-resistant depression shares successful treatment strategies doctors can try to help with TRD.... Learn how someone with treatment-resistant depression used therapy, community, and self-advocacy to help manage her condition.... A new study finds Black adults who undergo a common procedure to open up clogged arteries are readmitted to the hospital more often than their white peers.... Second in a series examining the impact and potential of artificial intelligence in health care.... Boosting the intensity of your workouts even a little may significantly reduce your risk of heart disease and add years to your life.... Amazon is encouraging patients to “skip the waiting room” with the launch of Amazon Clinic, a virtual health care service that aims to offer treatment for nearly 2 dozen common health conditions. Here's what to know.... Deaths from heart disease and stroke among adults living in the United States have been on the decline since 2010. But the COVID-19 pandemic reversed that downward trend in 2020, new research shows.... A first in a series examining the impact and potential of artificial intelligence in health care.... Get parenting tips to help ease holiday stress with your children.... Outpatient visit and hospitalization rates are the highest in over a decade.... Ozempic, a weekly injection that helps boost insulin sensitivity in people with type 2 diabetes, also suppresses appetite, which leads to weight loss. Stories of celebrities using the drug off-label to lose a few pounds have led to an explosion of interest.... Kids who are overweight or obese often struggle with school work, and now new research provides clues on how excess weight may harm the developing brain.... Do you resolve each year to do your body some good? Making small changes in diet and exercise will reap big rewards.... More than 1 million Americans have myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS). Learn about the symptoms of this serious disease.... A study of American men finds those who ate the highest average daily amounts of healthy plant-based foods had a 22% lower risk of colon cancer compared to those who ate the lowest amounts of these foods.... Find out how writing your thoughts in a journal can let you shift your perspective and help you manage the symptoms of depression.... Planning to travel this season? Here's how to stay happy and healthy en route.... Researchers say their findings are good news because they suggest you don't have to cut out salt entirely to reduce your heart disease risk, just minimize adding extra to your plate.... A new study finds a greater sense of purpose was linked to a lower risk of premature death risk among people of all races and ethnicities.... New research suggests eating more berries and drinking tea may help slow mental decline as you age.... About one in three adults who survived a heart attack at a relatively young age say they have experienced discrimination, and the findings of a new study also showed that the experience was tied to worse recovery in the months afterward.... The COVID-19 pandemic was hard on everyone, especially during the early months of the lockdown. But college students had particularly high stress levels, with mental health effects that have remained in some people even 2 years later.... Scientists are starting to confirm what doctors, patients, and their families can already see: Older patients who have had COVID-19 have a higher risk of getting dementia.... You may know that video games can help kids with ADHD, but growing research suggests they could aid attention and working memory for just about everyone.... Here are tips to keep even the youngest members of the family safe during meal preparation.... How do drug formularies work? Learn more about your health insurer's list of preferred drugs and how it can save you money....