Don't sit too close to the TV. Don't watch TV without a light on in the room. Don't use over-the-counter eyedrops. Are these statements true? Find out by taking the following quiz.
Aging can make it harder to remember some things. But by focusing on your potential and continuing to exercise your mind, you may be able to boost your memory power. Here are some strategies.
Although it's rarely a sign of a major medical problem, bad breath can cause embarrassment, low self-esteem and even social isolation.
Insomnia, trouble falling asleep or trouble sleeping, is a growing problem in the United States.
Half of Americans experience some degree of hair loss. Hair loss affects both men and women, but with different results.
Some hair on your head falls out every day, no matter what your age. And that's perfectly normal.
It doesn't take a thunderous rock concert to cause hearing loss. Any repeated high-volume experiences or one-shot booms can damage the delicate nerve cells of your inner ear.
When hair loss becomes excessive, resulting in thinning hair or bald patches on the scalp, factors other than the natural cycle of hair growth and loss are responsible.
Heel pain has many possible causes. Learning about the symptoms can help you take care of your heels and prevent problems.
Overall, cosmetics and personal care items are considered safe. But that doesn't mean that there aren't risks associated with their use, particularly if you don't use them correctly.
The nose on your face is just the tip of an iceberg. The important functions—breathing and smelling—actually happen mostly inside your head, in your nasal cavity.
Just as simple things can upset your digestive system, simple changes can help. The following tips can help prevent or relieve digestive ills.
Orthodontic treatment most commonly begins between ages 9 and 14 because kids in this age range have at least some permanent teeth and are still growing.
Your lungs are remarkable organs with multiple roles. Each day, up to 2,300 gallons of air pass through your lungs.
Lymph is a colorless, watery fluid that originates as blood plasma. It seeps from the small blood vessels, or capillaries, to bring nutrients to cells and transport waste from the cells.
Your kidneys are your body's filters. They remove waste and excess fluid from your blood.
The liver is a multitasking organ, with many functions. Nearly all the blood that leaves the stomach and intestines passes through the liver for processing.
Your heart pumps blood through 60,000 miles of vessels. But it gets help in this huge task from your body's other muscles, especially those in the legs.
Healthy lifestyle choices can help you enjoy a better quality of life for an increasing number of years. The best news is that it’s never too late to get started.
After you have been successfully treated for breast cancer, you face another potential problem—lymphyphedema, a swelling that occurs in the arm, breast, or chest area after breast cancer treatment.
Male menopause is a condition caused when testosterone levels decrease in aging men.
Do you have sleep debt? Lack of sleep, or "sleep debt," can leave you feeling tired, listless and sleepy on a daily basis.
Good posture improves your appearance and reduces stress on muscles, joints and ligaments.
Some pregnancy changes are caused by hormones. Others are caused by the pressure and weigh of your growing baby.
A young girl's first period should not happen out of nowhere; it should never be a complete surprise.
The purpose of blood sugar is to provide "food" for your body's cells. Glucose is the sugar that provides energy all cells in your body need.
To keep stress at a minimum and reduce its effects on your life, you need to find and practice healthy ways to manage it.
What can you do to avoid scratching and flaking your way through the winter months? Here are some tips to try.