Diabetes is a devastating disease that can cause blindness, nerve damage, kidney disease, and other complications if it isn’t controlled. Find out how much you know about it by answering some true or false questions.
Nothing beats cooking over a blazing hot fire. But if you’re trying to eat a healthier diet, grilling—with its fatty meats, heavy sauces, and tempting sides—can backfire. Make a few smart tweaks to make grilling healthier.
Strong social ties are just as important for older adults as they are for grade schoolers. Learn how to make and maintain stronger friendships later in life, and why it's so important.
Here is the latest information about nicotine replacements, inhaler therapy, and other aids that can help you stop smoking.
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.
Ringworm is a general term used to describe a very common type of skin infection. It is not caused by a worm at all, but by a fungus. In this video, you'll learn more about the fungus that causes ringworm and what steps you can take to prevent the infection.
A craniotomy is the surgical removal of part of the bone from the skull to expose the brain. This procedure is done so that brain surgery or diagnostic tests can be performed.
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