Diseases and Conditions
2 Flu Types = 2 Shots
What’s different about this year’s flu season is that you need two different vaccinations—one to protect against the three seasonal flu strains that are circulating and a second vaccination to protect against 2009 H1N1 influenza.
5 Ways to Avoid Colds and the Flu
You don't want to spend this winter battling a runny nose, a nagging cough or a fever. Here's what to do.
8 Mistakes Heart Patients Make
A Checklist to Help You Spot Hearing Loss
Parents and pediatricians should know how to detect hearing problems at various stages during a child's first three years of life.
A Disease Often Misdiagnosed as Asthma
The first symptoms of AAT deficiency usually are shortness of breath, wheezing following activity, and a decreased ability to exercise.
A Fresh Look at Common Skin Problems
Skin problems such as pimples, blackheads, rashes, and oily skin are common in both teens and adults. But you don't necessarily need a dermatologist to treat them.
A Kids' Asthma Journal
Do you want to gain better control over your asthma? Put it in writing!
A Red Face Could Signal Rosacea
Although the cause of rosacea is unknown, people with fair skin who blush easily may be at the greatest risk for it.
A Simple Way to Keep the Flu Away
You can avoid the flu this season by taking one simple step: Get a flu vaccination.
A Woman's Guide to Beating Heart Disease
A Woman's Guide to Cancer Screenings
You run two miles every other day and lift weights twice a week. You've been trying to eat more fruits and vegetables and less meat. You don't smoke. When it comes to your health, you figure you've got everything covered. But when was the last time you saw your doctor for a health screening?
Ability to Concentrate Isn't What It Used to Be
With today's world filled with flashing images of MTV, quick news reports, and fast-food restaurants on every corner, are we capable of concentrating as well as we used to?
About Balance and Safety
A balance disorder is a disturbance of the inner ear that can make you feel unsteady or like you’re moving or spinning.
About High Blood Pressure
High blood pressure is a sneaky ailment. The condition has no symptoms that you can see or feel. Having your blood pressure checked is the only way to know if it is high.
Action Plan for Osteoarthritis
Taking arthritis medication is important, but what you do for yourself, including exercising, doing relaxation exercises and managing your emotions and attitudes, is just as crucial to your ability to lead an active, productive life.
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