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.
If you feel overwhelmed by stress, you’re not alone. But you can start to view stress as a fact of life and respond to it in positive ways. Learn the skills to keep stress in check and have a more balanced, healthy life.
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.
As a source of foodborne illness, E. coli bacteria can be deadly. But aren't E. coli also regular residents of our intestines? When do E. coli become the "bad guys"? To learn more about this common bacterium, take this quiz.
This calculator is for children with asthma. If you know your child's height, you can find his or her predicted peak flow.
Osteoporosis is a disease that slowly weakens bones until they break easily. People who have a broken bone related to osteoporosis often experience a downward turn in their overall health.
Bursitis is an inflammation of a closed sac of fluid located near the joints called a bursa. When the bursa becomes inflamed, it causes joint pain and swelling. Learn about the causes and treatment of bursitis, as well as what you can do to help prevent its recurrence.
Two types of lung scans are available: ventilation scans and perfusion scans. Both use a tiny amount of a radioactive substance.