Can these simple steps help you avoid running injuries?
Biking is an enjoyable and effective form of exercise. But is it less stressful on your joints?
Is your child ready for contact lenses? There are no hard rules about when a child is ready to switch to contacts. Here are some tips to help you make this important decision.
The National Sleep Foundation has identified 4 key markers of quality sleep. One of them: It takes you no more than 30 minutes to fall asleep.
When you get a headache, it's not the bones of the skull or the brain itself that's hurting. The pain comes from pain-sensitive nerves located near the muscles and blood vessels of the face, neck and scalp. Find out more about headaches by taking this quiz.
It is important to know your estimated due date in order to help plan for the baby's birth.
Crohn’s disease is one of a group of diseases known as inflammatory bowel diseases. Your risk of getting Crohn’s may be tied to family or to your environment. Learn about the risks you may have by taking this assessment.
Ischemic stroke is the most common type of stroke. It is caused by a blocked artery in the brain. Learn about the risk factors for ischemic stroke and what you can do lower your chances of having one.
If the rotator cuff is injured, it may need to be repaired surgically. This may include shaving off bone spurs that are pinching the shoulder, or repairing torn tendons or muscles.
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