Knowing your family medical history can alert you to your risk of several health conditions.
Sugar is the body’s source of energy. You can’t live without it, but the type and amount of sugar you consume is key to good health.
Glaucoma first affects peripheral, or side vision, but will progress if left untreated.
Glaucoma often runs in families and, although it is more common in older people, it can strike at any age.
Although glaucoma is not preventable, it can be detected and treated to prevent loss of vision.
People who have 20/20 vision can still have glaucoma
Because of Pap smears and vaccines for HPV, the incidence and death rates of cervical cancer have plummeted.
Improvements in public health and medical treatment have significantly increased life expectancy in the past 60 years. People more frequently live into their 80s and 90s and even top the century mark.
A rare form of breast cancer often escapes detection. It changes the appearance of the breast and rarely has a lump.
Chili hits the spot in cooler weather. It tastes good and is good for you.
A mobile farmers market brings healthy food to low-income communities
You don’t need fancy equipment to get a good workout
Walking is the simplest aerobic exercise to improve health
Daily exercise is a prescription to reduce stress and anxiety.
Whether classified as a disease or a disorder, obesity is a leading cause of premature deaths in this country.