Are you an emotional eater? Does stress, boredom, or celebration trigger a binge? Here are some strategies to derail emotional eating.
Is it feed a fever and starve a cold? And when should you call a doctor for a child with a fever? With flu season in full swing, find out the facts on fevers.
Here’s an Asian twist on a cold-weather favorite. Ginger, lemon grass, and snow peas send this soup in a new direction.
Life after a heart attack can be hard. Cardiac rehab can help you recover, but too few people take advantage of it.
Answer this one: Depression peaks at certain life stages. People in which group are likely to experience it most often?
Drinking can be an expensive habit. While you may not notice a dollar here or two dollars there, consider how much you spend per week and per year on alcohol.
Cancer of the colon or rectum (colorectal cancer) usually develops slowly, over several years. Excluding skin cancers, colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in both men and women in the United States and the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths, according to the American Cancer Society (ACS). Still, the death rate from colorectal cancer has been dropping for the last 15 years because of better detection and treatment. Take this simple assessment to learn about your risks for colorectal cancer.
When you have COPD, there are things you can do to help you feel better. Quit smoking. Stay away from things that make it hard for you to breathe. Eat a healthy diet and get regular exercise.
A gallbladder scan lets your doctor see the structure of your gallbladder and how well it's working.
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