The rate of high blood pressure in African Americans is among the highest of any ethnic group in the U.S. Learn why and find out how to change your lifestyle to lower your blood pressure.
The holiday blues can range from mild sadness to severe depression, and they are often a normal reaction to life situations.
Learn which toys make good gifts, and which toys to skip this holiday season.
Have a glass of low-fat milk, get regular exercise, and download an app—all of these may help you keep depression at bay.
Learn more about impotence by taking this multiple-choice quiz.
It is important to know your estimated due date in order to help plan for the baby's birth.
Crohn’s disease is one of a group of diseases known as inflammatory bowel diseases. Your risk of getting Crohn’s may be tied to family or to your environment. Learn about the risks you may have by taking this assessment.
A pacemaker is a small device that helps the heart beat normally. See how it’s put in the chest, and how it uses electrical signals to keep the heart on track.
Lithotripsy is a procedure used to treat kidney stones that are too large to pass through the urinary tract.
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