Are you an emotional eater? Does stress, boredom, or celebration trigger a binge? Here are some strategies to derail emotional eating.
Is it feed a fever and starve a cold? And when should you call a doctor for a child with a fever? With flu season in full swing, find out the facts on fevers.
Here’s an Asian twist on a cold-weather favorite. Ginger, lemon grass, and snow peas send this soup in a new direction.
Life after a heart attack can be hard. Cardiac rehab can help you recover, but too few people take advantage of it.
One variant of this illness is known as "mad cow disease." To help make sense of this puzzling disease, take this 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.
Most people get an occasional bout of heartburn—that burning feeling in the chest about a half-hour after eating. But if you get it often, you may have GERD.
Labor differs from woman to woman and from pregnancy to pregnancy, but common signs and symptoms can let you know when it is starting. Contractions that increase in strength and frequency are a sure sign you are in true labor. This video discusses the three stages of labor and delivery, as well as types of delivery.
An exercise ECG can assess the heart's response to stress or exercise. The ECG is monitored while a person is exercising on a treadmill or stationary bike.
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