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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