Obstructive sleep apnea is a chronic condition that causes frequent episodes of upper airway collapse during sleep. Untreated sleep apnea can have serious, life-shortening consequences: high blood pressure, heart disease, stroke,...
ALS is a progressive disease with no known cure. We have put together the latest statistics on ALS to show the impact this disease has had.
These young adult health screenings shouldn’t be overlooked, even if you feel healthy. They can identify chronic conditions and other health concerns earlier when they’re easier to treat.
These Parkinson’s exercises consider four areas of aerobics, strength, balance and stretching. Safely doing these exercises in each area can help improve many symptoms for those living with Parkinson’s disease.
Painful periods that are severe and lasting may be a sign of an underlying condition like endometriosis, fibroids or pelvis inflammatory disease. Talk to your doctor if you have concerns.
Even before a baby’s teeth come in, parents should be paying attention to infant oral health. These steps mark the milestones and the care needed at each stage.
From scans to blood tests, most thyroid tests are quick and easy. Your doctor may prescribe them if there are concerns over thyroid function. Learn more with this chart.
HIV prevention, known as prophylaxis, can protect those who don’t have HIV but are at risk of getting it. This infographic outlines two types of this medicine, PrEP and PEP.
When determining diabetes risk, doctors consider family history, amount of exercise, age, weight and more. If identified early, important lifestyle changes can help delay or prevent the condition getting worse.
Set your date, focus on your reasons and commit to making a change. Start with these 5 steps to quit smoking or vaping. The hardest part is just getting started.
From sound waves to x-rays to electrical signals, these heart health tests use different methods to see inside your chest. Your doctor will determine which is best for your condition.
It can be difficult to tell respiratory illnesses apart based on their symptoms. Many viruses like COVID-19 or flu share a lot of the same symptoms. Use this chart for help.
Remembering medication is an essential part of health and wellness for millions of Americans taking prescriptions. Here are 8 tips for making that a little easier.
It can be difficult to achieve or maintain emotional well-being alone. Answering “yes” to a few of these 10 questions could indicate that emotional wellness help from a professional would be beneficial.
Blood pressure can go up and down during the day. The key to monitoring it is to take consistent and accurate readings. Follow these blood pressure test tips to do that.
We all need comfort when stressed. Sometimes that can take the form of physical comforts like a warm bath or blanket, but there can also be comfort in distracting activities.
Even with insurance, medication can be expensive. Without insurance, many are at risk of foregoing important medicine all together. Don’t skip doses; Find ways to pay less for prescriptions instead.
While too much UV light can be harmful, safe sun exposure can have a positive impact on well-being. Improved mood and better sleep are among the 5 health benefits of sunlight.