If you find yourself angry more often than you'd like, it can have an impact on your health. Try some of these tips to keep your temper in check.
Athlete's foot isn't just for athletes. Anyone can get it. Take this quiz and find out if you are at risk.
If you spend long hours in the sun, sunglasses are more than just a fashion accessory. They can protect your eyes and prevent vision loss.
Over the last two decades, the number of adults in the U.S. with irritable bowel disease has nearly doubled.
Radon is a gas that you can't see or smell, but is present in nearly all the air around us. Everyone breathes in radon every day, usually at low levels. People who inhale high levels of radon are at increased risk for developing lung cancer. Radon is a problem in homes in which higher concentrations collect. Find out more about radon by taking this quiz.
BMI, or body mass index, uses weight and height to calculate weight status for adults. BMI for children and teens also takes into account gender and age because healthy body fatness differs between boys and girls and changes as they grow. This BMI calculator will help you determine if your child is at a healthy weight.
This assessment is valid for women between the ages of 21 and 69 who have had sexual intercourse at least once and who have not had a hysterectomy with removal of the cervix.
Arthritis refers to a group of disorders that involve the body’s joints and have similar symptoms, including pain, stiffness, and swelling. Learn about the different types of arthritis and their treatment.
Hip replacement is a surgical procedure to replace a damaged hip with an artificial joint. This surgery may be considered for someone with a hip fracture or severe arthritis.
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