The number of opioid overdose deaths in the U.S. has doubled in recent years. If you or someone you know is at risk for an opioid overdose, here's what you need to know about the overdose-reversing drug naloxone.
No time for exercise? Take a new approach: Get the recommended daily dose in short bursts of activity throughout the day.
This delicious eggplant dip pairs perfectly with pita bread.
Bleach, ant killer, and gasoline are poisons commonly found in the home. But plenty of other toxic or hazardous chemicals fill our shelves and cupboards, and some of them may surprise you. Hairspray, for instance, is highly flammable. Learn more about these chemicals by taking this quiz.
BMI, or body mass index, uses weight and height to calculate weight status for adults. BMI for children and teens also takes into account gender and age because healthy body fatness differs between boys and girls and changes as they grow. This BMI calculator will help you determine if your child is at a healthy weight.
This assessment is valid for women between the ages of 21 and 69 who have had sexual intercourse at least once and who have not had a hysterectomy with removal of the cervix.
Inhalers deliver medicine directly to your lungs to help you breathe better. This video shows you how to use an inhaler.
A renal venogram is a diagnostic test that uses X-rays to look at the veins within the kidneys and the veins that carry blood away from the kidneys.
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