bone & joint health
In a Slump? Straighten Up While Using Digital Devices
Having poor posture when using digital devices is causing many of us back and neck pain. Are you suffering from “iPosture”?
Rheumatoid Arthritis: Fight Early and Hard for Best Results
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) causes pain, inflammation, deformities and disability.
Small Steps = Big Gains
Activity can be painful if you have joint problems. But it’s an important way to help lessen pain and lose extra weight that can make symptoms worse. Get tips for getting started — one step at a time.View bone & joint health Articles
Don't Fry Day: Preventing Skin Cancer
Prevention and early detection of skin cancer are vital for good health. “Don’t Fry Day” kicks off the summer season on the Friday before Memorial Day.
Men and Good Health Can Go Together
Two of the top five diseases that kill American men are cancer and heart disease. Guard against these diseases and more with a healthy lifestyle and preventive screenings.
Coping with Cancer: Take Care of Your Whole Self
Taking care of your physical and emotional health goes hand-in-hand with successful cancer treatment. Get tips for keeping your mind and body strong.View cancer Articles
Eyes on the Prize: Prevent Diabetes-Related Vision Problems
People with diabetes are at risk for eye problems that can lead to vision loss or even blindness. Regular eye exams are a vital part of preventing vision loss.
Diabetes Screening: Why You Need It and When
There are almost no early symptoms that let you know you may have type 2 diabetes, but there are some clues. Find out if you need to talk to your doctor about screening for diabetes.
Are You at Risk for Metabolic Syndrome?
Metabolic syndrome is a serious health condition that raises your risk for heart disease, diabetes and stroke.View diabetes Articles
Plan for a Healthy Winter Getaway
Planning the perfect getaway to some place warm this winter? A little preparation can go a long way toward helping you stay healthy on your trip. Find out what you need to know before you go.
Going Against the Grains: Should You Go Gluten-Free?
First it was fat. Then sugar. Then carbs. Now gluten seems to be topping the list of diet no-nos. Is giving up gluten the answer to managing a healthy diet? Get the facts.
8 Ways to Melt Your Icy Mood this Winter
If winter makes you feel sad and gloomy, you’re not alone. Many people have winter blues or even a more serious condition called seasonal affective disorder. Learn how to beat the blues.View general health Articles
Hearts Aflutter: Atrial Fibrillation Raises Stroke Risk
If your heart’s skipping a beat, it could be love. But it could also be atrial fibrillation, a serious heart problem that also increases stroke risk.
Learn Your Family Health History to Catch Problems Early
Hair and eye color aren't the only things passed down from your parents.
You Are What You Eat
DASH to a healthier you with a popular diet that is proven to lower blood pressure and bad cholesterol.View heart health Articles
Is It a Cold, the Flu or Something Else?
Viruses and bacteria can cause many types of respiratory illnesses with similar symptoms. So how do you know whether to treat it at home, the doctor’s office or the emergency room?
When Lungs Break, the Heart Follows
Many people with COPD also have other serious health problems like congestive heart failure, asthma or diabetes. These conditions can interact in harmful ways. Learn how to better manage these health problems.
Don't Be Sidelined by Exercise-Induced Asthma
Professional athletes have done it, and so can you. With the help of your doctor, you can be active even though you have asthma. Exercise can help you stay healthy and control your symptoms.View lung health Articles