Oral human papillomavirus, or HPV, is on the rise in men, increasing the threat of oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma—a cancer caused by HPV that affects the back of the throat.
Fatty fish like salmon are a heart-healthy dietary choice, chock full of artery-clearing omega-3 fatty acids. Here’s a creative way to get your next serving.
Would you like the benefits of a vegetarian lifestyle, such as losing weight and improving your health, but you can't commit to ruling out meat? Find middle ground with the flexitarian diet.
Millions of Americans suffer from back pain every year. The reasons for the pain are many, including bad posture, accidents, improper lifting, obesity, and weak muscles. Practice prevention to minimize your risk for back pain — get regular exercise, lose any excess weight, and learn good posture.
Are you all too familiar with the coughing and wheezing that remind you that you have asthma? Asthma can be a serious problem, but it doesn’t have to stop you in your tracks. With the help of your health care team, you can keep your asthma under control.
You want the best for your child, from good nutrition to effective discipline to a breadth of life opportunities.
During pregnancy, is it OK to take an aspirin for that headache or a sleeping pill when you’re tossing and turning at night? Take this quiz to get the answers on different types of drugs and if they may have harmful effects on your unborn child.
The more active you are, the more calories you burn. Running or jogging, for instance, burns more calories than bowling.
Lung cancer is a cancer that starts in the lungs. The major cause of lung cancer is smoking cigarettes. Learn about risk factors for lung cancer by taking this short assessment.
Your wrist is a complex joint made up of many bones, allowing you to move your hand up and down, and side to side, as well as to rotate. A fracture can occur in any of these bones when enough force is applied—when you fall on an outstretched hand, for example. In this video, you'll find out other causes, as well as how a wrist fracture is treated.
A lung biopsy is a procedure in which samples of lung tissue are removed and then examined under a microscope to diagnose lung disease or cancer.