February is American Heart Month, a time to focus on heart health. Learn about what happens during a heart attack and how it might look different in women than in men.
You and your doctor are partners, working together for your optimal health. That's why it's important to find a doctor you feel comfortable with, someone who listens to your questions, and takes the time to ask his or her own. Take this quiz to find out more.
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a chronic, progressive and painless condition that affects your eyesight. February is AMD Awareness Month. Find out what you can do to help prevent this condition.
For every hour of TV you watch, you may well be shaving years off your life. A recent study linked too much television to some of the most common causes of death.
Is there a link between heavy caffeine consumption and osteoporosis? Find out when you take this quiz.
It is important to know your estimated due date in order to help plan for the baby's birth.
Crohn’s disease is one of a group of diseases known as inflammatory bowel diseases. Your risk of getting Crohn’s may be tied to family or to your environment. Learn about the risks you may have by taking this assessment.
People can become obese by taking in more calories than they burn. Obesity also appears to be influenced by genetics. This video discusses the health risks associated with obesity and what treatment and lifestyle changes are commonly recommended.
Many more CT and MRI scans are done these days, greatly boosting the amount of radiation that patients receive and raising questions about overuse of these imaging methods, a new analysis concludes.
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