For many, the holidays are not always a joyous time—especially so for those affected by mental health conditions. Recognize the symptoms and know where to turn for help.
Each year, thousands of children suffer injuries from toys severe enough to be treated in a hospital ER. Here are tips to help you find toys your children will enjoy and you know are safe.
Do over-the-counter cold medicines cure a cold? Can bundling up prevent a cold? Find out how much you know about the common cold by taking this quiz.
Many Americans take vitamins, minerals, or other dietary supplements every day without knowing enough to ensure optimum results.
Drinking can be an expensive habit. While you may not notice a dollar here or two dollars there, consider how much you spend per week and per year on alcohol.
Having a baby is a life-changing event, so it’s completely normal to feel a bit overwhelmed. However, if your spirits are down despite your new bundle of joy, it may be a sign of postpartum depression. Take our online assessment to help determine your risk.
An upper endoscopy (EGD) allows a doctor to visualize your esophagus, stomach, and duodenum, or the upper part of your small intestine. EGD uses a special tube to help diagnose illnesses such as acid reflux or peptic ulcer disease. In this video, you'll learn what you might experience during the actual procedure, as well as its benefits, and any potential risks.
Rotating shift work is becoming more common, but new research says that it may increase the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. And the longer you work a rotating shift, the greater your risk.
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