Winter can be the season for seeking refuge in a package of cookies or savoring a bowl of vegetable soup. It can be a time for hibernating or for taking a refreshing walk in your coziest jacket. The choice is yours.
Bumps and itchiness and redness, oh my! Discovering a rash on your skin can be alarming. Learn what it could be, and how to find relief.
The holidays are full of joy and excitement, especially for children. But they are also a busy time for emergency departments. Take steps to make sure your family is home for the holidays, not at the hospital.
Dogs and cats and birds and hamsters. Snakes and guinea pigs and turtles. The family pet can be a source of joy and companionship, no matter what kind of animal it is. Sometimes, however, your favorite animal can be a source of illness. Learn more about pets and disease by taking this multiple-choice quiz.
Experts are increasingly urging people to know their BMI, a figure that takes into account not just weight but also height to indicate body fat.
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.
If you have a heart condition, your healthcare provider may recommend a cardiac rehab program to help you recover. This video tells you more about cardiac rehab and how it can help.
Detailed information on mastectomy, including the reasons and preparation for the procedure, how the procedure is performed, after care, anatomical illustrations of the female breast, and illustrations of mastectomy procedures.