High blood cholesterol is a major risk factor for heart disease and stroke. But with regular screening and a healthy lifestyle, you can help minimize your risk.
Dry eye happens when your body isn't making enough tears, or the chemicals in your tears are out of balance. It's not just an annoyance. It can cause inflammation, blurred vision, and even blindness in extreme cases.
Encouraging healthy habits in your child is one of the best things a parent can do to help guarantee a healthier life. And a little bit of planning can help make physical activity a fun part of your regular family life.
Information about COVID-19 continues to evolve. Learn how you can keep you and your family safe as this infectious disease continues to circulate. You'll find details about symptoms, treatment, and prevention, including vaccines.
Your mental health is just as important to your overall well being as your physical health. Here's information on a range of mental health topics, plus ideas on how to cope when your life hits an emotional bump.
Pregnancy is an exciting time for parents-to-be. You want to know as much as you can about your developing baby and how your actions will affect his health. Use this information to help you make informed decisions from conception through delivery.
Enjoy good health at every age: know your body and how it works, eat well and stay active, and follow a plan for disease prevention.
Some men cope with their inevitable loss of hair by wearing a cap most of the time. Some don an artificial hairpiece to cover their loss. Still others shave their whole head. There's more to know about baldness than toupees, though. Learn more by taking this quiz.
There isn't much good that can be said about smoking. Now, on a positive note, do you know how much money you can save if you quit smoking today?
Coronary artery disease (CAD) is the most common type of heart disease. It is the leading cause of death in the United States in both men and women. Determine your risk for developing CAD using this assessment tool.
Shoulder replacement surgery removes diseased or damaged bone in the shoulder and replaces it with an artificial joint. If your arthritis pain can't be eased by other methods, you may need replacement surgery. Learn how the shoulder works and what to expect in replacement surgery.