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Health information especially for seniors.
Low vitamin K levels linked to disability and limited mobility
Vitamin K is found in a number of foods.
Meals on Wheels could help keep seniors safe
Drivers can spot health changes.
Heart failure deaths on the rise among younger adults
The disease typically occurs in people 65 and older.
Drink up! Making sure you get enough water
Water and other fluids are especially important during exercise or warm weather.
Medicines can make skin sun-sensitive
Certain medicines can make skin more vulnerable to damage or allergic reactions when exposed to sunlight.
Allergies and Asthma
Information on sneezing, wheezing and other breathing problems.
How to cope with wildfire smoke
One type of mask can help filter out smoke.
What happens during an asthma attack
When you have asthma, your airways are always swollen. An asthma attack means the swelling is worse.
A shot to prevent sneezes?
Allergy shots could prevent another sniffly season.
Sinus trouble can be a real headache
Differentiating sinus pain from other types of headaches isn’t always easy.
Control pollution from home heating and cooling systems
How to keep your indoor air clean.
Information on arthritis and other conditions that affect the joints.
Living with arthritis? Water workouts can provide relief
Warm water in particular helps soothe sore joints.
Spot the signs of arthritis in kids
Just like adults, kids can get arthritis. Know the signs to watch for.
The first step toward treating the disease.
Knee pain: Arthritis
Know what to try when moving hurts.
Knee pain quiz
Test your knowledge.
Information about cancer types, treatments and prevention strategies.
Screening guidelines for lung cancer may need revising
African American smokers get lung cancer at a younger age.
Despite health risks, Americans can't kick processed meat
That's not the only dietary misstep we're making.
Tweak your grilling techniques to lower cancer risks
Consider grilling foods other than red meat.
Cancer isn’t contagious (video)
Don’t hesitate to show your love and support to someone with cancer.
Check your risk for skin cancer
Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States. While the disease can affect anyone, some people are more vulnerable than others.
Children and Parenting
Tips for keeping kids healthy.
Alcopops pack a potentially deadly punch
These cheap drinks have alarmingly high alcohol content.
Half of all dads criticized for parenting style
How dads discipline is the most common criticism.
Personal care products pose risks to kids
Nail polish remover is one risk. See what else to put away.
Pools and kids: Do you follow these safety musts?
Plus, what adults shouldn't be doing while kids swim.
Don't let your backpack weigh you down. Take a look at how to choose a sturdy backpack and carry it safely.
Helpful tips for people with diabetes.
Myth or fact? Diabetes
There are many misconceptions surrounding diabetes. Test your knowledge with one single question.
Disaster preparedness and diabetes: What you should know
If you have diabetes, you need to read this story about emergency preparedness.
Diabetes at school
Make sure your child's diabetes management continues in class.
Teens and diabetes
Tips to help teens keep diabetes under control.
Diabetic eye disease: Types and treatments
Early diagnosis and treatment can help preserve your vision.
Information on heart attack, stroke and other cardiovascular conditions.
Which is worse: Sitting to watch TV or sitting on the job?
If TV is your thing, see how to counter the effects.
Heart surgery: What to expect
Having an idea of what to expect may help ease your stress before heart surgery.
Try heart-healthy produce this summer
Not sure what to pick up at the farmer's market? Get inspired!
Doing the DASH diet
The DASH diet can be good for anyone watching their blood pressure.
Could you have an abnormal heart rhythm without knowing it? Find out by taking this true-and-false quiz.
Health information especially for men.
Made in the shades: How to select safer sunglasses
To protect your eyesight, look beyond how sunglasses look.
Screening out men's major health threats
Routine screening tests can help detect health problems in their early stages.
Exercise, hot weather can be a dangerous mix
Have fun outdoors, but stay cool.
See if you're getting enough water and how to get even more.
Kidney stone prevention quiz
Are you making the right choices to help protect yourself from kidney stones? Find out with this quiz.
Nutrition and Fitness
Tips for eating right, staying active and maintaining a healthy weight.
Pack healthy foods for the road
Here's how to put the health in your highway travels.
Stay hydrated and healthy this summer
Drinking water isn't the only way to hydrate.
College kids are eating too much mercury-rich tuna
Most of them aren't aware of the risks.
Produce safety: Avoid foodborne illness
Tips for safely handling produce.
7 great reasons to walk out your door
A hoofing-it habit has benefits that you can bring home with you, from a healthier heart to a better mood.
Health information especially for women.
Some popular dietary supplements are risky for young people
One common ingredient may even cause a miscarriage.
Combined endometrial cancer treatment doesn't boost survival
Study suggests many women could skip radiation.
Urinary tract infections: A common problem for women
Learn more about the symptoms and treatment.
Recognize sun-damaged skin
Although you can't see them, the sun's ultraviolet rays can do a number on your skin.
Does hormone therapy raise cancer risk?
Learn what the research says and make an informed choice.
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