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Health information especially for seniors.
Watch out for osteoporosis
Should you be screened?
Exercise may help protect at-risk adults from Alzheimer's
The more fit you are aerobically, the lower your risk
Even light activity boosts longevity
Just 24 minutes of moderate activity daily helps.
5 balance exercises to help keep you on your feet
Seniors: Take steps to reduce your risk of falling.
10 facts about cataracts
Including what you can do to lower your risk.
Allergies and Asthma
Information on sneezing, wheezing and other breathing problems.
Are you ready for ragweed season?
Learn about this common culprit of fall sneezing.
Got asthma? Get a flu shot
Doctors recommend the shot every fall for people with asthma.
When asthma acts up
During an asthma flare-up, changes inside your lungs bring on breathing troubles.
Does your child have asthma?
What to expect when you take your child to the doctor.
Cold vs. allergy quiz
Is it a cold or an allergy? Take this quiz.
Information on arthritis and other conditions that affect the joints.
Questions and answers about arthritis.
Arthritis and the flu
Protecting yourself from the flu should be a priority if you have a condition such as rheumatoid arthritis or lupus.
Everyday tips for living with arthritis
Making a few adjustments can help you perform routine chores and household tasks without aggravating your arthritis.
Get rid of pain medicine you don't need
Properly disposing of unused pain medicines reduces the risk that they'll be misused by someone who finds them.
Are powerful pain killers the only way to handle chronic pain? Find out by taking this quiz.
Information about cancer types, treatments and prevention strategies.
Watch for warning signs of cancer
Knowing what to look for may be an important first step in defeating the disease.
Are you at risk for breast cancer?
Many things may raise your risk for getting breast cancer. Discover what they are.
Is it time for a mammogram? (video)
It may not be time for you to begin screening, but it's a great time to talk with your doctor about it.
Breast cancer quiz
Find out how much you know about this disease.
What's in cigarette smoke?
Arsenic, formaldehyde and lead are a few of the substances found in cigarette smoke.
Children and Parenting
Tips for keeping kids healthy.
The not-so-nice world of head lice
Timely tips to help prevent an outbreak at your house.
Many parents don't want unvaccinated kids in waiting rooms
Feelings are divided about what doctors' policies should be.
5 crib safety moves every parent should know
Can teddy be in with baby? See the answer.
Now is the time to protect kids from the flu
Plus: Why some kids need two doses.
Childhood concussions: What parents need to know
Learn what to do if you suspect your child has suffered a concussion.
Helpful tips for people with diabetes.
Are you destined for type 2 diabetes?
Find out what prediabetes means for your future.
What is peripheral neuropathy?
This common problem is caused by damaged nerves, usually in the hands and feet.
Keep kidney disease in check
Early detection and treatment of kidney trouble can help prevent or delay chronic kidney disease.
A disruption in the digestive process that is often caused by diabetes.
Type 2 diabetes: An introduction
Healthy habits can help you prevent this disease and its complications.
Information on heart attack, stroke and other cardiovascular conditions.
When to start cholesterol checks
Learn more about cholesterol levels and how often you should look into yours.
Here's a new strategy for lowering triglyceride levels
Elevated levels of triglycerides may increase risk for heart attack and stroke.
Weight-loss surgery affects more than the scale
People with diabetes reap a variety of health benefits.
Your sleep habits affect your heart attack risk
For a healthy heart, here's how many hours are best.
Women and heart attacks quiz
Should women worry about heart attacks? Take this quiz to find out.
Health information especially for men.
Considering prostate cancer screening
It's worth a conversation.
Need a break? Don't reach for your phone
Turns out cellphones drain your brain's battery.
Men: Recognize symptoms of depression
Depression can strike any man at any age.
How to help when your partner has breast cancer
Communication is the key to any healthy relationship, and that's doubly true after a cancer diagnosis.
Helmets prevent serious biking injuries
More than 1 in 5 injured adult cyclists ride helmetless.
Nutrition and Fitness
Tips for eating right, staying active and maintaining a healthy weight.
Vitamin D: More isn't always better
High doses may do the opposite of what you think.
Tough to swallow: Are multivitamins a choking risk?
Bigger pills may cause trouble for older adults.
Eating well when you have kidney disease
When your kidneys aren't doing their job, healthful changes to your diet are essential.
Prevent school sports injuries
Tips for parents and coaches.
See if you can tell fact from fiction in this quiz all about stretching and its benefits.
Health information especially for women.
Many patients hide serious health threats from their doctors
Most are embarrassed or afraid to speak up, a study finds.
To live longer, look at the bright side
It's possible to find your inner optimist.
Home canning: Put safety first
Learn the only sure way to protect against botulism.
Women: Beating the blues
Though women are more likely to have depression than men, many do not seek help.
Going gluten-free quiz
Is going gluten-free on your mind? Get the facts with this quiz before you decide.
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