Many of us worry about developing memory problems as we age. So it may be surprising that less than half of adults with memory concerns have discussed them with a health care provider.
The news on alcohol is confusing. On one hand, researchers say that moderate drinking helps prevent heart disease. On the other hand, they say drinking increases the risk of breast and other cancers, as well as other health problems. So, is it good for women to drink … or not?
Diabetes places your kidneys at risk. About 30% of adults with diabetes have chronic kidney disease. However, you can catch it and take action early.
If you feel overwhelmed by stress, you’re not alone. But you can start to view stress as a fact of life and respond to it in positive ways. Learn the skills to keep stress in check and have a more balanced, healthy life.
You've heard that it's possible to preserve and strengthen your bones through exercise and a healthy diet. But accidents, genetics and disease can work against even the best of healthy habits. When fractures, sprains, and the wear and tear of daily life get to your bones and joints, you need to know when to take action and the best way to take care of yourself.
Enjoy good health at every age: know your body and how it works, eat well and stay active, and follow a plan for disease prevention.
Many Americans are starting weight-training (or resistance-training) programs to improve their health and fitness. The following quiz can help you determine if you know enough about strength training to start a program yourself.
Experts are increasingly urging people to know their BMI, a figure that takes into account not just weight but also height to indicate body fat.
Urinary incontinence means that your urine leaks out at times when you are not using the bathroom. This is a common problem for women of all ages. Learn about the risk factors you may have for UI.
Cluster headaches are uncommon, but when they occur, they bring on severe head pain. The pain is constant, focused in and around one eye. This video discusses the possible causes of this type of headache and recommended treatments.