See how osteoarthritis eats away at the protective cushioning in the knee, causing pain, swelling, and stiffness. And learn how a knee replacement can renew your quality of life.
Test your knowledge of complementary and alternative medicine.
Ever wonder what the doctor is feeling for when he or she presses on your belly? Read on and find out the mystery behind palpation and percussion.
These medicines may seem like a good choice when you have a sore throat or lingering cold. But for these and other common illnesses, they won’t help.
Melanoma is a type of skin cancer. What increases your risk? What can you do to prevent it?
Your target heart rate is the range at which sustained physical activity - running, cycling, swimming laps, or any other aerobic exercise - is considered safe and effective.
Most people get an occasional bout of heartburn - that burning feeling in the chest about a half-hour after eating. But if you get it often, you may have GERD.
Maintaining normal blood sugar levels helps to prevent diabetic foot problems: nerve damage, poor circulation, and infection. This video demonstrates how to do daily foot care that can impact the development of these complications.
Anyone who has tried to quit smoking knows it can entail herculean efforts. Withdrawal symptoms from nicotine and constant cravings for a cigarette cause many smokers to quit on quitting.