Time takes its toll on a body, but you don't have to sit back and let the effects of aging take place without a fight.
You can't stop the aging clock, but research shows you can at least slow it down.
Air pollution hurts infants and children more than adults, studies show. Kids' lungs are still developing, they breathe faster and they spend more time outdoors.
Knowing the definitions of terms your doctor may use when talking with you about your blood pressure is important.
Can cranberry juice help prevent a urinary tract infection? How about cucumbers for puffy eyes? Read on to find out more about home remedies.
Influenza, with its fever, aches, fatigue and threat of complications, seems a uniquely human illness. But the flu, caused by a virus, can infect animals and birds, as well.
Overall, cosmetics and personal care items are considered safe. But that doesn't mean that there aren't risks associated with their use, particularly if you don't use them correctly.
Here are ways to help you fine-tune your lifestyle to promote optimum health.
Sports injury rates could be reduced by 25 percent if all athletes — professionals and amateurs — followed essential safety, conditioning, and preventive strategies.
Although most insects are just nuisances, some can threaten our health.
Maintaining a healthy diet is one of the best weapons for fighting cardiovascular disease and other heart conditions.
Moving your child from the crib to a first bed is a milestone event. But more than the bittersweet emotional concerns, your priorities will be safety and a healthy sleep routine.
Prehypertension is a new term that alerts people to the very real risk of developing chronic high blood pressure if they don't take timely steps to improve their lifestyle habits.
Just as simple things can upset your digestive system, simple changes can help. The following tips can help prevent or relieve digestive ills.
Folliculitis, or ingrown hairs, can occur anywhere on the skin or scalp. It resembles pimple-like eruptions or crusty sores.
People who work in certain occupations, such as nursing, are likely to have back pain. But so can folks who work in an office every day if they don’t take proactive steps to protect their backs.
The less unnecessary stress you put on your joints, the less likely they are to wear out prematurely.
No need to search for a secret formula to erase the effects of getting older. You already have the power to keep yourself feeling young for years.
With the right asthma action plan, most children with asthma can live full and active lives.
This guide can help you determine if you need to be immunized. Talk with your health care provider to be sure your immunizations are up to date.
Each fall you hear that the flu threatens senior citizens and folks with chronic ailments. But the rate of hospital stays is highest in another group—young children.
Answer this one: How far in advance of your overseas trip should you visit your doctor for vaccinations?
Knowing whether your infection is caused by a virus or a bacterium makes a difference in how it is treated.
It’s important to be aware of a number of signs that can alert you to a serious health problem. Check out these symptoms that shouldn't be ignored.
Many products seek to prevent bug bites, but products containing DEET (usually listed on labels as N,N-diethyl-m-toluamide) are quite effective.
Your kidneys are your body's filters. They remove waste and excess fluid from your blood.
Active thinking pumps extra blood into your brain. Getting more blood to the brain is an important way to counteract the effects of aging.