What’s different about this year’s flu season is that you need two different vaccinations—one to protect against the three seasonal flu strains that are circulating and a second vaccination to protect against 2009 H1N1 influenza.
You don't want to spend this winter battling a runny nose, a nagging cough or a fever. Here's what to do.
The way you respond to a heart attack can make a profound difference in what happens to you in the future.
Parents and pediatricians should know how to detect hearing problems at various stages during a child's first three years of life.
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is not a disease; it is a disorder that interferes with the normal function of the large intestine (colon) and is characterized by cramping, abdominal pain, bloating, constipation and diarrhea.
Skin problems such as pimples, blackheads, rashes, and oily skin are common in both teens and adults. But you don't necessarily need a dermatologist to treat them.
Do you want to gain better control over your asthma? Put it in writing!
Although the cause of rosacea is unknown, people with fair skin who blush easily may be at the greatest risk for it.
You can avoid the flu this season by taking one simple step: Get a flu vaccination.
Surveys show fewer than one in 10 women perceive heart disease as their greatest health threat. But it's the nation's number one killer, and women are its prime target.
You run two miles every other day and lift weights twice a week. You've been trying to eat more fruits and vegetables and less meat. You don't smoke. When it comes to your health, you figure you've got everything covered. But when was the last time you saw your doctor for a health screening?
With today's world filled with flashing images of MTV, quick news reports, and fast-food restaurants on every corner, are we capable of concentrating as well as we used to?
A balance disorder is a disturbance of the inner ear that can make you feel unsteady or like you’re moving or spinning.
High blood pressure is a sneaky ailment. The condition has no symptoms that you can see or feel. Having your blood pressure checked is the only way to know if it is high.
Taking arthritis medication is important, but what you do for yourself, including exercising, doing relaxation exercises and managing your emotions and attitudes, is just as crucial to your ability to lead an active, productive life.