While the popular saying is “don’t let the bed bugs bite,” you should also take measures to avoid a bite from another nasty critter - ticks.
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.
They may lack the bells and whistles of the latest digital tomosynthesis screening equipment, but your hands are a quick and easy tool for the early detection of breast cancer.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
As soon as the temperature starts to drop and frost begins to form on the window panes, our first reaction is to close the house up tight to stay warm. We just need to be sure we're not closing deadly carbon monoxide gases in the house with us.Carbon monoxide (CO) is a colorless, odorless gas [...]
If you take prescription medications, it's important to keep certain things in mind for your safety and well-being. When taking a prescription medication, especially for the first time, you should be aware that it may cause side effects. When picking it up, the pharmacist should give you information about any possible side effects and reactions [...]