Whether you love or hate heat and humidity, it’s important to take precautions in the summer to protect yourself from heat-related illnesses.
You packed your clothes, bathing suit, camera, and shoes. If you’re traveling this summer, there are some other essentials you should bring along to help you stay healthy and safe.
Taking a few minutes to sort through and safely dispose of medicine that’s expired or no longer needed is important for your health and the safety of others.
True or false: If you have Raynaud's phenomenon, you will know it because of your fingers and toes change color.
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.
Cancer of the colon or rectum (colorectal cancer) usually develops slowly, over several years. Excluding skin cancers, colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in both men and women in the United States and the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths, according to the American Cancer Society (ACS). Still, the death rate from colorectal cancer has been dropping for the last 15 years because of better detection and treatment. Take this simple assessment to learn about your risks for colorectal cancer.
Prediabetes means your blood sugar level is above normal but not high enough for a diagnosis of diabetes. Prediabetes increases the risk for developing diabetes, heart disease, and stroke. The good news is, with healthy lifestyle changes, you can prevent or delay the onset of type 2 diabetes. Take action; watch this video to find out more about what you can do.
A kidney transplant is surgery to replace a kidney that no longer works. The donor kidney may be from a deceased or living organ donor.
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