Learn about the fats in your blood. Then take the time to get your cholesterol checked!
Learn how caffeine affects the body, and what health problems it has been linked to.
It doesn't matter how smart your teen is or how well he or she scored on the SAT. Good judgment isn't something he or she can excel in, at least not yet. Experts say a teen's brain won't be fully developed until he or she is at least 25 years old. Learn how to parent this evolving teen brain.
Researchers looked at genetically engineered crops and gave them a green light for safety.
Substance-use disorder is also called drug addiction. It can break apart families, ruin personal relationships, and make it difficult to keep a job.
According to the American Heart Association, women with a waist-to-hip ratio of more than 0.88 and men with a ratio of more than 0.95 have a decreased risk for obesity-related health problems. Find out how you score.
Coronary artery disease (CAD) is the most common type of heart disease. It is the leading cause of death in the United States in both men and women. Determine your risk for developing CAD using this assessment tool.
People who have serious arrhythmias or who have experienced sudden cardiac death may benefit with an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD). The device can deliver a shock when it senses that an abnormal rhythm is present. This video offers detailed information about these implantable devices.
Breast cancer doesn’t discriminate. Women of all ages, races, and ethnicities – men, too – can develop it. For some women, though – in particular, African-Americans – breast cancer can be more deadly. Many factors play a role in this disparity.
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