Cholesterol is a waxy substance found in your blood. Your body needs cholesterol to build healthy cells, but high levels of cholesterol can increase your [...]
February is National Cancer Prevention Month, which makes this a good time to learn about what you can do to reduce your risk of developing cancer.
Diabetes mellitus refers to a group of diseases that affect how your body uses blood sugar. The underlying cause of diabetes varies by type. But no [...]
Long-term hormone replacement therapy used to be prescribed routinely for postmenopausal women to relieve hot flashes and other menopause symptoms. Hormone replacement therapy also was [...]
World Encephalitis Day will be observed on Monday, Feb. 22, which makes this a good time to learn more about this potentially life-threatening condition.
Encephalitis is [...]
Asthma is a condition in which your airways narrow, swell and may produce extra mucus. This can make breathing difficult and trigger coughing, wheezing and [...]
The coronary arteries supply blood, oxygen and nutrients to your heart. A buildup of cholesterol-containing deposits, or plaques, can narrow these arteries, decreasing blood flow [...]
You don't smoke because you understand the dangers, but what about smoke you inhale involuntarily? Secondhand smoke includes the smoke that a smoker exhales and [...]
February is National Cancer Prevention Month, which makes this a good time to learn about what you can do to reduce your risk of developing [...]
Many people would say chocolate is delicious and satisfying. But its power as a natural aphrodisiac is less clear.
Certain foods and supplements, such as chocolate, [...]
Healthy aging is a hot topic. Whether you're concerned about weight gain, sex drive or chronic diseases, the key to healthy aging is a healthy [...]
Red wine, in moderation, has long been thought of as heart-healthy. The alcohol and certain substances in red wine called antioxidants may help prevent coronary [...]
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