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.
Alpha-gal Syndrome: The Meat Allergy Caused by a Tick
Get Ready for Longer, More Intense Pollen Seasons
Can Pollen Allergies Make You Tired?
People With Asthma, Hay Fever May Have Higher Risk of Psychiatric Disorders
First New Asthma Pill in 20 Years Could Replace Inhalers
Can you get arthritis from cracking your knuckles?
Who can help treat my arthritis?
What does arthritis do to my joints?
Do You Need to Have a Positive Attitude to Beat Cancer?
8 Thoughtful Ways to Help a Loved One Going Through Chemo
What's the Difference Between a Neoplasm and a Tumor?
How the Graphene Blood Pressure Tattoo Will Change Monitoring
Cyanosis: Why Your Fingers Turn Blue
Heart Stents Fail to Alleviate Chest Pain, New Study Finds
How Can I Tell Whether I Have Flu or COVID-19?
The 1918 Spanish Flu Killed Millions — and Experts Fear It Could Happen Again
Can the Change in Temperature Really Make You Sick?
First Migraine-specific Drugs Show Promise in Studies
10 Tips for How to Relieve Sinus Pressure
4 Occupations Prone to Sinus Trouble
How Many People Could Use the Same Kidney?
Why Diabulimia Is So Dangerous
Turns Out Type 2 Diabetes Is Reversible, After All
New Study: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Affects Teens More Than Thought
The Mauve Factor
Osteoporosis Diagnosis and Risk Factors
Osteoporosis Questions and Answers
How to Cure A UTI Naturally
What Is a Low FODMAP Diet and Who Should Try It?
The Curse of Brewing Beer in Your Own Belly
Is the BRAT Diet Still Beneficial?
Why Your Baby Could Be Giving You Mommy Thumb
More Than a Third of U.S. Adults Take Prescription Opioids, Millions Misuse Them
How Whole-Body Cryotherapy Works
Is Polio Back? Here's What You Need to Know
Can Viruses Make You Smell More Attractive to Mosquitoes?
6 Questions Answered About COVID-19 'Stealth' Variant BA.2
No Joke: Dead Butt Syndrome Is a Real Pain
Being a Tattoo Artist Is a Pain in the Neck — Literally
Daily Coffee May Lower Risk of Both Liver Disease and Multiple Sclerosis
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
T-cells Are Superheroes in the Battle Against Omicron
20 Years Later, 9/11 Survivors Are Still Experiencing Fallout from Toxic Dust
Masks Are Back and 'War on COVID-19 Has Changed,' CDC Says
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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Atrial Fibrillation, a form of arrhythmia, is a disease that can result in heart failure, stroke and blood clots. Learn how atrial fibrillation works, common symptoms and treatment options for AF.
Atrial fibrillation is serious heart disease, but it’s treatable if diagnosed early. Learn about EKGs, echocardiograms and other tests that detect AF symptoms.
Gout comes on very suddenly, produces severe pain, and usually lasts three to five days if untreated. Joints can become so swollen and inflamed that the patient develops a fever and chills.
Thanks to advances in research and medicine, we no longer have to worry about influenza have the same devastating effects as it did in the 1900s . Check out facts and history about influenza.
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Ergonomics can help prevent back pain. Learn how to prevent injuries when doing computer tasks by using ergonomics in this article.
Learn how to prevent injuries when doing computer tasks by using ergonomics in this article.
Good posture and back support can help prevent back pain. Learn how to prevent injuries when doing computer tasks by using ergonomics in this article.