The federal government's personalized food plan—called My Plate—is the latest version of a guide to good nutrition that started years ago with the Four Food Groups. Find out how much you know about the current dietary guidelines.
The exact cause of someone’s prostate cancer may not be known. But certain risk factors can make it more likely for a person to have cancer. And some of those factors are within your control.
You can help keep your children safe by following these precautions and using common sense.
Information about COVID-19 continues to evolve. Learn how you can keep you and your family safe as this infectious disease continues to circulate. You'll find details about symptoms, treatment, and prevention, including vaccines.
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.
When you're thirsty for a drink of water, you probably turn on the tap, or open a container of bottled water.
You may take for granted the quality of the water you drink. but water safety can vary from place to place. Find out more about drinking water by taking this quiz, based on information from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
The more active you are, the more calories you burn. Running or jogging, for instance, burns more calories than bowling.
Lung cancer is a cancer that starts in the lungs. The major cause of lung cancer is smoking cigarettes. Learn about risk factors for lung cancer by taking this short assessment.
Small changes in what you eat can make a big difference in your heart health. Watch and learn how easy it is to improve your health by eating right.