Have you been feeding your bones? If not, they may become brittle as you age and give out when you least expect it. Here’s how a bone density test can give you a glimpse into your skeleton and help you take steps to save your bones.
If you’re about to get your first mammogram, you may be dreading the appointment. Knowing what to expect can cancel your fears and debunk the myths surrounding this routine, quick, noninvasive test. Here’s what you need to know.
When you smile and laugh, your face lights up and the joy reaches all the way up to your eyes, crinkling the corners. Over time, those lines become etched in for good. If you want to smooth them out without going under the knife, keep reading.
Your kid is active and athletic, so they must be healthy, right? In most cases that’s true, but there may be underlying issues that could put your child at risk, and a sports physical is the best way to know for sure.
It’s part of a routine annual women's health exam, but if you’ve never had one, a Pap smear may feel anything but routine. But once you know what it’s for and what to expect, you’ll gladly schedule yours regularly.
It’s normal to feel moments of sadness and occasional stress, but given the state of the world today, you may feel these emotions more often. So, how do you know what’s normal and what warrants a trip to the doctor? Here are the signs to watch for.
Whether you just heard that you have diabetes or you’ve been living with it for years, it’s a serious diagnosis that requires some changes in your life. Here are the top six things to do to keep your symptoms down and your condition under control.
An estimated 100 million people live with high blood pressure in the United States. If you’re living with high blood pressure, or think that you might be, here are some helpful tips for a healthier tomorrow.