As fall creeps in, and temperatures plunge, exercisers turn indoors to get their endorphins pumping. Consider kickboxing, swimming or water aerobics, spinning, or rock climbing. Or, why not mix it up!
Breast cancer can be a devastating disease. But early detection can save your life. To mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month, find out your risk for breast cancer.
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What's the difference between alcohol abuse and alcoholism? How can you cut back if you drink too much? Find out what you know about alcohol abuse.
Are you clenching your teeth and don't even know it? Find out about bruxism by taking this quiz.
The more active you are, the more calories you burn. Running or jogging, for instance, burns more calories than bowling.
Coronary artery disease (CAD) is the most common type of heart disease. It is the leading cause of death in the United States in both men and women. Determine your risk for developing CAD using this assessment tool.
Sigmoidoscopy allows a doctor to examine the lower portion of your colon using a thin tube. It may be used to help diagnose certain intestinal problems that can cause symptoms such as constipation or diarrhea, and abdominal pain. Abnormal growths may also be detected. This video describes a sigmoidoscopy and how it may inform you about your colorectal health.
A simple glass of milk can do a lot for your health. Thanks to the "Got Milk" campaign, many women know that it packs a healthy punch of calcium and vitamin D – two nutrients critical for strong bones.