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.
Can Pollen Allergies Make You Tired?
The Science Behind the Pollen Count
Why There Is So Much Confusion About Who Has Food Allergies
Are there stretches you can do for osteoarthritis of the hip?
How do you cope with multi-level degenerative osteoarthritis?
Do You Need to Have a Positive Attitude to Beat Cancer?
8 Thoughtful Ways to Help a Loved One Going Through Chemo
Why Is Pancreatic Cancer So Deadly?
What's the Difference Between Cardiac Arrest and a Heart Attack?
How the Graphene Blood Pressure Tattoo Will Change Monitoring
Cyanosis: Why Your Fingers Turn Blue
The 1918 Spanish Flu Killed Millions — and Experts Fear It Could Happen Again
Can the Change in Temperature Really Make You Sick?
Quiz: What's the difference between flu and a cold?
10 Tips for How to Relieve Sinus Pressure
4 Occupations Prone to Sinus Trouble
Understanding Sinus Congestion
How does your body know when to secrete insulin?
How to Cure A UTI Naturally
Urinary Tract Infection Lifestyle Tips
Urinary Tract Infection Prevention
The Curse of Brewing Beer in Your Own Belly
Is the BRAT Diet Still Beneficial?
Crazy Common Things People Swallow (That They Shouldn’t)
Why Your Baby Could Be Giving You Mommy Thumb
How Whole-Body Cryotherapy Works
How to Relieve Sciatic Nerve Pain
Is Polio Back? Here's What You Need to Know
Can Viruses Make You Smell More Attractive to Mosquitoes?
1 in 3 Who Had COVID-19 Have Long COVID Symptoms, Says Oxford Study
No Joke: Dead Butt Syndrome Is a Real Pain
What the Heck is Tech Neck? How Millennials Could Be the Wrinkliest Generation
Can you really get a bone infection?
Monkeypox Is a Global Health Emergency, But Don't Panic Yet
Nematodes: Do We Still Need to Worry About Roundworms and Bare Feet?
Scurvy: The Scourge of the High Seas Remains at Large Today
Monkeypox Confirmed in the U.S. and Europe. What You Need to Know
How to Clean and Store Your Cloth Face Mask
How Anosmia, or 'Smell Blindness,' Can Help Pinpoint COVID-19
Do People Really Die of Old Age?
The Sarco Suicide Pod: Controversial or Compassionate?
Telling Doctors Not to Resuscitate, by Tattoo
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The branding on cigarette boxes steers smokers who pick up the packs. But without it, smokers aren't as keen on taking a drag.
Relieving sinus pressure isn't rocket science, but when your head's clogged up, it can feel just as important.
Throw some germy surfaces into a mix of dry air and a pressurized cabin, and you have a recipe for sinus misery.
When your sinuses are clogged and you can't breathe, it might help to know how those cavities work. Over-the-counter decongestants help, too.
Naming a disease after a person makes it more memorable than giving it a bland technical moniker. It's also a good way to pay tribute to its discoverer. Who were the people that gave their names to Parkinson's, Alzheimer's and other diseases?
There may be more going on with your body than just itchy eyes and a runny nose when you're dealing with seasonal allergies, a small new study finds.
Thanks to a portable driver, Stan Larkin was able to live with an artificial heart out in the real world for 555 days.
New approach to treating allergies involves hiding allergen in friendly shell so immune system doesn't attack it.
Are jet air hand dryers the safest way to dry your hands after using the bathroom or are they blasting invisible microbes through the air with every use?
Although scientists knew that birth season affected people's allergy risk, they didn’t know why this happened. A study gets us one step closer.
With the rise of drug-resistant bacteria, scientists are taking a second look at infection treatments that were popular before antibiotics. Which ones might work today, and which ones are just quackery?
Depending on the test and other factors, false positives can be extremely high for certain tests. Why is that, and what can be done about it?
Are turkey necks the next man bun? Turns out smartphone use can increase the wrinkle factor for saggy skin known as "tech neck."
By Chris Opfer
Allergy symptoms like itchy, watery eyes aren't any fun to deal with. Could you be causing your own pain with certain patterns of behavior?