In some young children, a high fever can cause a seizure. Know what to do and when to call the doctor if your child has a fever.
Check your knowledge of this infection of the membranes that surround the brain and spinal cord.
Do you eat breakfast? How do you manage food cravings? Do you exercise every day? Find out the habits of successful dieters here.
True or false: Men are more likely than women to contract gout?
Your target heart rate is the range at which sustained physical activity - running, cycling, swimming laps, or any other aerobic exercise - is considered safe and effective.
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.
Recently updated to focus on patients diagnosed when an adult. Updated animations of blood glucose and insulin interaction provide a better understanding of Type 1 diabetes. Explains how Type 1 Diabetes cannot be prevented and helps patients learn how to manage the condition. Covers common risk factors, as well as treatment options and side effects. Also available in Spanish.
A home should be a haven—a place where you rest and enjoy time with family—a place of safety and security. But that isn't always the case.