Social media, health experts, and others have been using a new term for being drawn to disaster online: doomscrolling. The experience can make you feel anxious, sad, and uncertain about the future. Here's how to break the cycle.
Smoking is the main cause of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a serious illness that makes breathing difficult. Take this quiz to find out more about COPD and how to prevent it.
Do you know enough about the cold to keep warm? Check out some misconceptions about the cold and suggestions for staying toasty this winter.
Your mental health is just as important to your overall well being as your physical health. Here's information on a range of mental health topics, plus ideas on how to cope when your life hits an emotional bump.
Heart disease is the biggest health risk Americans face today. If you don’t have heart disease now, you can help prevent it. If you’ve already been diagnosed with heart disease, you can keep it from getting worse. Here are the tools to get you started.
Stay healthy and vigorous into old age by eating right, getting plenty of exercise and following recommended disease prevention practices.
More than 18 million Americans have been diagnosed with diabetes and more than 5 million more have diabetes but don't realize it, according to the CDC. Yet diabetes is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States.
This calculator is for children with asthma. If you know your child's height, you can find his or her predicted peak flow.
Osteoporosis is a disease that slowly weakens bones until they break easily. People who have a broken bone related to osteoporosis often experience a downward turn in their overall health.
Colon cancer screening can find cancer early, when it’s easier to treat. There are several kinds of screening tests. Your healthcare provider can help you decide which is best for you.