- By Laurel J. Kelly
Consumer Health Tips: Living donor transplant
Living donor transplant
There are about 6,000 organ transplants from living donors in the U.S. each year. Kidney and liver are the most common types of living donor organ procedures, but living people also can donate blood, skin, bone marrow and other tissues for transplantation. Learn more about the different categories of living organ donation.
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Causes of dizziness
Dizziness is one of the more common reasons adults visit their doctors, and treatment of dizziness depends on the cause and symptoms. There are many possible causes of dizziness, and the specific symptoms, triggers and duration of your dizziness can help your health care provider pinpoint the cause.
Myths and misunderstandings about the causes of cancer
Misconceptions about cancer can lead to unnecessary anxiety about your health. Find out whether there's any truth to some common worries about the causes of cancer.
Heart failure: Signs and Symptoms
Heart failure, sometimes known as congestive heart failure, occurs when your heart muscle doesn't pump blood as well as it should. There are many signs and symptoms of heart failure, and for some, you should seek emergency treatment. Here's what you need to know.
Positive thinking: Stop negative self-talk to reduce stress
Is your glass half empty or half full? How you answer this age-old question may reflect your outlook on life, your attitude toward yourself, and whether you're optimistic or pessimistic. And it may affect your health.