Will getting an accurate sperm count in the privacy of your home one day be as easy as a home pregnancy test?

Sperm Counts via Your Cellphone

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Being overweight as a teenager may increase the risk for liver illness later in life, a new study has found.

Overweight Teenagers at Heightened Risk of Liver Disease

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Vitamin E and selenium supplements may not lower the risk for Alzheimer’s disease, a new study shows.

Vitamin E and Selenium Fail to Prevent Alzheimer’s

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A rare cancer first linked to breast implants in 2011 has now been associated with 9 deaths, the Food and Drug Administration said.

9 Deaths Are Linked to Rare Cancer From Breast Implants

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She can no longer taste the difference between a walnut and a pecan, or smell whether the mushrooms are burning. The list of eight languages she once understood has been reduced to English. Maybe 40 percent of the words she knew have evaporated.

Her Memory Fading, Paula Wolfert Fights Back With Food

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At the gym, it's easy to focus on the negative. Instead, use your workout to cultivate physical strength, awareness and acceptance.

How to Be Mindful at the Gym

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If your goal is to take 10,000 steps a day, that's great. But you may want to aim higher.

Should 15,000 Steps a Day Be Our New Exercise Target?

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No matter where one lives, divorce is a deeply personal decision. But it is also one that plays out in public and has profound social and political implications.

We’d like to hear from women around the world who have grappled with the decision to divorce or stay in an unhappy marriage, or whose spouse chose to initiate a divorce. What factors went into your decision, and what have been the...
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Tell Us About Divorce in Your Community

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Bipolar disorder is a mental health condition affecting around 60 million people worldwide that causes unusual and sudden shifts in mood and energy.

What is it like to have bipolar disorder? How do you balance the mental ups and downs of this disease? Here, in their own words, are the stories of five men and women living with this condition.

Patient Voices: Bipolar Disorder

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"We had asked ourselves, more than once, what we were doing here, in the land of the midnight sun, with two young boys accustomed to lights out at 8 p.m."

No Nighttime, No Rules: Summertime Above the Arctic Circle

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We could all use a little help with time management.

How to Make the Most of Your Workday

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A mother recalls a favorite ritual with her young daughter, visiting some of Amsterdam’s many neighborhood children’s farms or petting zoos.

The Dutch Way: Tulips, Windmills and Barnyard Animals

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Should you run out and get a prescription for the newest cholesterol-lowering drug? Not so fast.

An End to Heart Disease? Not Quite

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Is it better to get 5 intense treatments over 2 weeks or 40 over 2 months? No one knows, but shorter radiation treatment is surging in popularity.

Popular Prostate Cancer Therapy Is Short, Intense and Unproven

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Taking brief activity breaks during the day helps children learn and be more attentive in class.

Why Kids Shouldn’t Sit Still in Class

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Now a new study suggests that when the inspectors are watching, fewer people die in hospitals.

When Hospital Inspectors Are Watching, Fewer Patients Die

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The number of grandparents in the United States rose to 69.5 million in 2014. (That means a lot more spoiled grandkids.)

More Grandparents Than Ever

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I no longer knew what was a real word and what wasn’t.

How I Became Addicted to Online Word Games

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Undoing the Affordable Care Act means Republicans must balance voters' expectations with party notions of less-expansive government.

G.O.P.’s Health Care Tightrope Winds Through the Blue-Collar Midwest

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