For safety's sake, look through your home often. Keep an eye out for not-so-obvious hazards.
You don't want to spend this winter battling a runny nose, a nagging cough or a fever. Here's what to do.
Here are nutrients that women are often deficient in, either because they lose too much of a nutrient, don't get enough of a nutrient, or both.
Walking is one of the best and easiest exercises someone can do.
Drug-drug interactions occur when one drug interacts or interferes with another drug. Such interactions are dangerous because they can alter the way one or both of the drugs act in the body. They can also cause unexpected side effects. The following information can help you avoid drug-drug interactions.
For long-lasting health and well being, stay physically active, challenge your mind and stay involved with others.
You can avoid the flu this season by taking one simple step: Get a flu vaccination.
Although colds cannot be prevented -- or cured -- you can take precautions to reduce the chance of infection.
Immunizations aren't just for children. Adults need immunizations, too. Ask your doctor which of the following shots you may need.
Here are some helpful tips for understanding the air in your house and the air-quality appliances that can alter it.
Most people know air pollution can hurt your lungs and make it tough to breathe. But a growing body of research shows air pollution can be as bad or worse for your heart.
If you're confused by the numbers and types of sunscreen, welcome to the club. Many Americans, it seems, are so confused by sunscreens that they don't even use them. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that only about 30 percent of adults regularly use sunscreen.
Learning about HPV can help you avoid infection and seek treatment, if necessary.
Wouldn't it be wonderful if you could look and feel years younger just by taking a supplement? The makers of "anti-aging" hormone supplements would like you to believe that this is possible. But before you accept their claims and open your wallet, see what medical researchers say.
Experts say you should pay close attention to what is, by far, the most useful genetic knowledge—your family medical history.
Getting too little vitamin B12 may leave you feeling fuzzy in your thinking and lead to numbness or tingling in your hands and feet.
Although aspirin is a common over-the-counter medication, it’s not appropriate for everyone.
If you set professional goals for yourself at the beginning of the year, don't forget to take a look at what you have and haven't accomplished as the year progresses.
Men who think they're too "macho" to seek medical help could end up making more trips to the doctor's office in the long run.
If allergies bother you in the fall, you’re most likely sensitive to one or more molds, weeds, trees or grasses.
Common injuries include a twisted ankle, sprained wrist, overextended elbow and damaged knee ligaments. Fortunately, you can take steps to help prevent joint damage.
Putting babies to sleep on their backs has dramatically reduced the incidence of SIDS. One unexpected side effect: Many infants now have a flattened head.
Selecting toothpaste is largely a matter of personal preference, but all adults should use toothpaste containing fluoride.
You can help prevent osteoporosis by including enough calcium in your diet and exercising regularly.
The good news is that being screened for cancer doesn't have to be a traumatic experience for anyone.
If you are the parent of a young child, you may be confused about the safety of immunizations.
It is important to control the portion size of even nutrient-rich foods to avoid consuming too many calories. Most people need fewer calories as they grow older and their activity level decreases.
For a woman who wants to plan when she becomes pregnant, there are many choices.
Antibiotics are not necessary for the majority of infections seen in the pediatrician's office.