Sports injuries are common in young athletes. But the physical demands, equipment, and skills needed for each sport are different. It’s important to know what to look out for in which sport to protect against injury.
It's important to understand this deadly skin cancer and how to prevent it.
Whether you’re concerned about a difficult relationship, low moods, an overload of stress, or frustrations at work or home—or you’re trying to cope with feelings that just seem overwhelming at times—working with a counselor or therapist can help you make positive changes in your life.
Prescription medications can successfully and safely treat mental and physical illnesses. But some medications can be addictive and many can be abused. Being aware of these potential harms can help you prevent them.
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.
Coronary artery disease (CAD) is the most common type of heart disease in the United States. CAD develops when the arteries that supply blood to the heart muscle harden and narrow with a buildup of plaque. This video discusses who's at risk for CAD and what you can do to help prevent it.
Even when a person has no obvious symptoms of atrial fibrillation (AF) – palpitations or a racing heart – AF may still make a stroke more likely. This is especially true if the person has other stroke risk factors, such as high blood pressure.
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