Diabetes is a devastating disease that can cause blindness, nerve damage, kidney disease, and other complications if it isn’t controlled. Find out how much you know about it by answering some true or false questions.
Nothing beats cooking over a blazing hot fire. But if you’re trying to eat a healthier diet, grilling—with its fatty meats, heavy sauces, and tempting sides—can backfire. Make a few smart tweaks to make grilling healthier.
Strong social ties are just as important for older adults as they are for grade schoolers. Learn how to make and maintain stronger friendships later in life, and why it's so important.
There's a lot of news about cholesterol these days, and with good reason. High cholesterol contributes to heart disease, which kills more Americans than all cancers combined. A regular exercise routine and good eating habits — along with medication if your doctor recommends it — can keep cholesterol levels under control and lower your risk of heart disease.
You've heard that it's possible to preserve and strengthen your bones through exercise and a healthy diet. But accidents, genetics and disease can work against even the best of healthy habits. When fractures, sprains, and the wear and tear of daily life get to your bones and joints, you need to know when to take action and the best way to take care of yourself.
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.
Here is the latest information about nicotine replacements, inhaler therapy, and other aids that can help you stop smoking.
Your target heart rate is the range at which sustained physical activity - running, cycling, swimming laps, or any other aerobic exercise - is considered safe and effective.
Endometriosis is a common condition among women. It affects about 1 in 10 women of childbearing age. Find out if you're at risk for it.
People with diabetes may develop eye problems such as glaucoma and diabetic retinopathy. In this video, you'll find out more about these problems and what you can do to prevent them. The best approach is good control of your blood sugar levels. You should also have a yearly eye exam.
A craniotomy is the surgical removal of part of the bone from the skull to expose the brain. This procedure is done so that brain surgery or diagnostic tests can be performed.