The Zika virus can be a serious health concern—mainly for mothers-to-be and their unborn babies.
Can hot weather or air pollution affect your blood pressure? Does high blood pressure have symptoms? Find out what you know about high blood pressure or hypertension.
Put your mental health on top of your "to do" list everyday. Follow these strategies to help keep your mental health in peak condition.
Older adults who crack the books or otherwise exercise their mind may help slow cognitive decline related to aging.
Fruits and veggies, protein, and whole grains—all of these should be the main players at mealtime. And mix it up: Variety helps make healthy foods more appealing.
Does your pet join you in bed? You're in good company, according to a recent study. Sleeping with a pet makes people feel secure and relaxed.
Any sudden or progressive change in a mole's appearance could be an indication of skin cancer.
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.
You may need a pacemaker if you have an abnormal heartbeat. To understand how a pacemaker works, watch this video. It will also help you learn how to care for and live with your pacemaker.
Half of people in the hospital for a heart attack or heart failure make a mistake with their medications within a month of going home. This is true even among people who get counseling and guidance from a pharmacist.
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