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Diseases and Conditions

  • 5 Ways to Avoid Colds and the Flu
    You don't want to spend this winter battling a runny nose, a nagging cough or a fever. Here's what to do.
  • 8 Mistakes Heart Patients Make
    The way you respond to a heart attack can make a profound difference in what happens to you in the future.
  • A Checklist to Help You Spot Hearing Loss
    Parents and pediatricians should know how to detect hearing problems at various stages during a child's first three years of life.
  • A Closer Look at Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
    Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is not a disease; it is a disorder that interferes with the normal function of the large intestine (colon) and is characterized by cramping, abdominal pain, bloating, constipation and diarrhea.
  • A Kids' Asthma Journal
    Do you want to gain better control over your asthma? Put it in writing!
  • A Red Face Could Signal Rosacea
    Although the cause of rosacea is unknown, people with fair skin who blush easily may be at the greatest risk for it.
  • A Simple Way to Keep the Flu Away
    You can avoid the flu this season by taking one simple step: Get a flu vaccination.
  • A Woman's Guide to Beating Heart Disease
    Surveys show fewer than one in 10 women perceive heart disease as their greatest health threat. But it's the nation's number one killer, and women are its prime target.
  • A Woman's Guide to Cancer Screenings
    You run two miles every other day and lift weights twice a week. You've been trying to eat more fruits and vegetables and less meat. You don't smoke. When it comes to your health, you figure you've got everything covered. But when was the last time you saw your doctor for a health screening?
  • Ability to Concentrate Isn't What It Used to Be
    With today's world filled with flashing images of MTV, quick news reports, and fast-food restaurants on every corner, are we capable of concentrating as well as we used to?
  • About Balance and Safety
    A balance disorder is a disturbance of the inner ear that can make you feel unsteady or like you’re moving or spinning.
  • About High Blood Pressure
    High blood pressure is a sneaky ailment. The condition has no symptoms that you can see or feel. Having your blood pressure checked is the only way to know if it is high.
  • Action Plan for Osteoarthritis
    Taking arthritis medication is important, but what you do for yourself, including exercising, doing relaxation exercises and managing your emotions and attitudes, is just as crucial to your ability to lead an active, productive life.
  • ADHD Drugs Safe, Experts Say
    Parents of kids with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) face a tough choice: whether to medicate their children or not.
  • AEDs: High-Tech Help for Heart Attacks
    Technology has given us the automated external defibrillator (AED), which is turning up far from hospitals. Some schools and public buildings already have AEDs.