Find information on many health topics, listed A to Z.
Spring and summer are exciting seasons, but your skin’s exposure to the sun increases. You have a greater risk of skin damage, including development of skin cancer. The good news? Most skin cancers are preventable.
Mark Skrien has a family history of prostate cancer. His father and two uncles were diagnosed during their lifetimes. So he wasn't surprised in February when lab results showed that his prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test, a cancer screening test that looks for signs of prostate cancer, was high.
If you've heard of or read about mindfulness — a form of meditation — you might be curious about how to practice it. Find out how to do mindfulness exercises and how they might benefit you.
When thinking about staying healthy, your home may seem like the safest place. A big part of being healthy means preventing accidents and injuries in your own home. Consider these safety tips.
With stay-at-home orders, now is the time to focus on minimizing exposures and spread of COVID-19. One way to accomplish this is by managing any new viral symptoms at home. What does that mean?
Fighting off the dreaded stomach “flu” isn’t fun. This intestinal infection is marked by watery diarrhea, abdominal cramps, nausea or vomiting. Here are some tips for fueling your body when it hits.
Winter is beautiful, but the cold, ice and snow can be treacherous. Here is some advice to keep you healthy and safe for the rest of the winter season.
Did your mom ever warn you that going outside with wet hair will make you sick? Sorry, mom, but it's time for a fact check.
It's the season for influenza. The good news is most people can treat themselves at home. Learn what to do to self-manage the flu.
The start of a new year is the perfect opportunity to begin a resolution to live healthier. It might include quitting smoking, reducing stress, working out more or a creating a weight loss goal. If you're not sure where to begin, try these tips.
If you smoke, today is a great day to quit. But, really, any day is a great day to quit. It's not easy, but is worth it because it lowers your chance of developing lung cancer. Learn about a screening tool designed to detect lung cancer at the earliest stages when it's more likely to be effectively treated.
Steve Larson began developing symptoms of what he thought was a hernia. The pain subsided, so he didn’t immediately get it evaluated, but when the discomfort in his groin area returned, he knew it was time to see a doctor.