bone & joint health
In a Slump? Straighten Up While Using Digital Devices
Having poor posture when using digital devices is causing many of us back and neck pain. Are you suffering from “iPosture”?
Rheumatoid Arthritis: Fight Early and Hard for Best Results
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) causes pain, inflammation, deformities and disability.
Small Steps = Big Gains
Activity can be painful if you have joint problems. But it’s an important way to help lessen pain and lose extra weight that can make symptoms worse. Get tips for getting started — one step at a time.View bone & joint health Articles
Get the Latest Advice on Breast Cancer Screening and Prevention
If you’re confused about when to get a mammogram, you’re not alone. Not all experts agree, so what’s the best advice? Talk to your doctor. And don’t put it off. Regular screenings can help spot a problem before it becomes serious.
Don't Fry Day: Preventing Skin Cancer
Prevention and early detection of skin cancer are vital for good health. “Don’t Fry Day” kicks off the summer season on the Friday before Memorial Day.
Men and Good Health Can Go Together
Two of the top five diseases that kill American men are cancer and heart disease. Guard against these diseases and more with a healthy lifestyle and preventive screenings.View cancer Articles
Diabetes Screening: Why You Need It and When
There are almost no early symptoms that let you know you may have type 2 diabetes, but there are some clues. Find out if you need to talk to your doctor about screening for diabetes.
Eyes on the Prize: Prevent Diabetes-Related Vision Problems
People with diabetes are at risk for eye problems that can lead to vision loss or even blindness. Regular eye exams are a vital part of preventing vision loss.
Are You at Risk for Metabolic Syndrome?
Metabolic syndrome is a serious health condition that raises your risk for heart disease, diabetes and stroke.View diabetes Articles
Teen Depression: More than Just a Phase
Cyber bullying. Stress over grades and fitting in at school. Changing bodies and hormones. They’re all part of the life of a teen, and they can contribute to teen depression. Learn the signs.
Feeling Sick While You’re Not Home for the Holidays?
Your holiday trip was going according to plan. But now you’re sick. What do you do when illness or injury strikes while you’re away from home? Learn where to go for help.
8 Ways to Melt Your Icy Mood this Winter
If winter makes you feel sad and gloomy, you’re not alone. Many people have winter blues or even a more serious condition called seasonal affective disorder. Learn how to beat the blues.View general health Articles
Hearts Aflutter: Atrial Fibrillation Raises Stroke Risk
If your heart’s skipping a beat, it could be love. But it could also be atrial fibrillation, a serious heart problem that also increases stroke risk.
Learn Your Family Health History to Catch Problems Early
Hair and eye color aren't the only things passed down from your parents.
You Are What You Eat
DASH to a healthier you with a popular diet that is proven to lower blood pressure and bad cholesterol.View heart health Articles
Don't Be Sidelined by Exercise-Induced Asthma
Professional athletes have done it, and so can you. With the help of your doctor, you can be active even though you have asthma. Exercise can help you stay healthy and control your symptoms.
When Lungs Break, the Heart Follows
Many people with COPD also have other serious health problems like congestive heart failure, asthma or diabetes. These conditions can interact in harmful ways. Learn how to better manage these health problems.
Is It a Cold, the Flu or Something Else?
Viruses and bacteria can cause many types of respiratory illnesses with similar symptoms. So how do you know whether to treat it at home, the doctor’s office or the emergency room?View lung health Articles