Tattooing has been performed as a decorative practice since ancient times. It is now also being used for some cosmetic medical procedures and for permanent make-up applications.
Take this multiple-choice quiz to answer your questions about teen health. Example: Routine physical examinations should be done how often during the teen years?
Thanks to vaccines, most U.S. children are protected against serious diseases such as measles, mumps, diphtheria, polio, and chickenpox. But what happens to that protection in adolescence?
Tetanus is an infection that affects the nervous system. It's also called lockjaw. Most children are vaccinated against it, but that immunity wears off with time. Adults need a booster shot to maintain their immunity.
The thyroid is a gland that controls key functions of your body. Disease of the thyroid gland can affect nearly every organ in your body and harm your health.
Answer this one: Which behaviors indicate that your child may be ready to learn to use the toilet? Learn the answer to this and other questions by taking this multiple choice quiz.
Answer this one: Tonsils are located on the back of the throat. Where are the adenoids located? Take the multiple choice quiz.
Think all fats are alike? Think again. Take this quiz to learn about trans fats and their impact on your health.
Answer this one: How do you get TB?
Learning about incontinence can give you the courage and understanding needed to bring the subject up with your health care provider.
Your urinary tract includes the organs that collect and store urine and release it from your body. They are the
kidneys, ureters, bladder, and urethra.
Answer this one: When should children have their first eye exam?
Sometimes it's hard to keep your vitamin facts straight. How much vitamin A do you need? What's the best source of Vitamin C? Here's a quiz that offers a chance to learn something different about vitamins.
Answer this one: Lawyers and teachers are particularly susceptible to vocal abuse and misuse problems.
Hundreds of people drown each year in the U.S., including those who die in boating accidents and in swimming pools. Summertime is a prime time for water-related injuries.
The weather has more to do with your health than you might realize. Learn more about the weather and you by taking this quiz.
Answer this one: An overweight person with high blood pressure should pay more attention to a low-sodium diet than to weight reduction.
Many Americans are starting weight-training (or resistance-training) programs to improve their health and fitness. The following quiz can help you determine if you know enough about strength training to start a program yourself.
Answer this one: West Nile virus belongs to a group of viruses known as flaviviruses. How are these viruses spread?
Chances are, workplace interruptions are robbing you of time and the ability to concentrate on important tasks.
True or false: A wound heals most quickly when exposed to air or when you put heat on it.