While uncommon, cancers of the head and neck can affect some of our most important functions—eating, speaking, and breathing. Here's what you need to know.
Getting vaccines when recommended may help prevent the spread of many diseases. Check the CDC's vaccine schedules for adults and children to make sure your family is protected.
It may not be as trendy as Pilates or power yoga, but running is still a great aerobic workout to burn fat and reduce stress.
Information about COVID-19 continues to evolve. Learn more about this vital topic here.
Your mental health is just as important to your overall well being as your physical health. Here's information on a range of mental health topics, plus ideas on how to cope when your life hits an emotional bump.
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a name given to a group of diseases that limit the flow of air in and out of your lungs. COPD includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema. Long-time cigarette smoking is the most common cause of COPD.
Stay healthy and vigorous into old age by eating right, getting plenty of exercise and following recommended disease prevention practices.
True or false: The most serious effects of lead exposure in children are vomiting and weight loss? Learn the answer by taking the Lead Safety Quiz.
BMI, or body mass index, uses weight and height to calculate weight status for adults. BMI for children and teens also takes into account gender and age because healthy body fatness differs between boys and girls and changes as they grow. This BMI calculator will help you determine if your child is at a healthy weight.
This assessment is valid for women between the ages of 21 and 69 who have had sexual intercourse at least once and who have not had a hysterectomy with removal of the cervix.
Making sure your blood sugar is under control is key to managing your type 1 diabetes. It will also help you stay healthy. This video explains how to test your blood sugar and give yourself insulin. It also tells you what problems to watch for.