While Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis are both chronic, inflammatory bowel diseases, they do have some significant differences. Review the various symptoms and learn what treatment options are available.
In order to be able to help others, we need to be well. That's why, after all, flight attendants tell us to put the oxygen mask on ourselves first in an emergency.
Can't sleep? Hearts pounding? Mind refuses to "turn off"? These are all symptoms of anxiety. Learn how to manage your feelings in uncomfortable situations.
Most of us wouldn't worry about a minor scrape or bump, but diabetes complicates wound care almost as much as it disrupts your diet.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) at least one out of three people will develop diabetes in their lifetime.Diabetes mellitus (DM) is the seventh leading cause of death in people living in the United States, and the leading cause of kidney failure, non-traumatic lower-limb amputations, and new cases of blindness. It [...]
Regardless of how gruesome or graphic coverage of a newsworthy event might be, some TV viewers just can't seem to turn away. Learn when and how to draw the line for your own mental health.
At age 37, Angelina Jolie had her breasts and ovaries removed in an effort to reduce her risk of getting cancer. The big screen actress, who has a strong family history of cancer, made the decision to have the surgeries after learning that she inherited a mutation of the BRCA1 gene - an indicator [...]
Sugar and spice may be nice for baby girls, but extra sugar in the bloodstream during pregnancy signals a condition that requires special medical attention. During pregnancy, some women's bodies will not make enough insulin for them to metabolize sugar the way they do when they are not pregnant, leaving extra glucose or sugar [...]
Heart disease remains the leading cause of death in this country, with someone dying from it every 37 seconds. With that in mind, make this the year you put good healthy habits into practice.
The trees and flowers are blooming, and the temperatures are rising. Learn how to pinpoint the source and methods of minimizing runny noses and itchy eyes.