Diseases and Conditions

Know how to prevent, treat and control the symptoms of various diseases and medical conditions. We explain what's happening in your body when disease strikes, and what you can do to feel better faster.

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Medical research shows that high levels of cholesterol are associated with heart disease, the nation's number one killer. One in five Americans has high cholesterol -- find out if you're at risk.

By Dr. Jerry Gordon

Chances are, at some point in your life, you or one of your loved ones will confront some aspect of heart disease. It's a major cause of death all over the world. Find out what you need to know.

By Carl Bianco, M.D.

Learn about how GERD is treated in this article.

By Elizabeth Scherer


Learn about GERD treatment in this article.

By Elizabeth Scherer