While uncommon, cancers of the head and neck can affect some of our most important functions—eating, speaking, and breathing. Here's what you need to know.
Getting vaccines when recommended may help prevent the spread of many diseases. Check the CDC's vaccine schedules for adults and children to make sure your family is protected.
It may not be as trendy as Pilates or power yoga, but running is still a great aerobic workout to burn fat and reduce stress.
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.
Could your diet use a nutritional tune-up? A healthful diet has many benefits and it doesn’t have to be bland and boring. Add color to your plate with fresh fruit and vegetables, choose whole grains and low-fat dairy, and keep an eye on your portion size. Aim for balance, variety, flexibility and moderation.
Pregnancy is an exciting time for parents-to-be. You want to know as much as you can about your developing baby and how your actions will affect his health. Use this information to help you make informed decisions from conception through delivery.
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.
True or false: The most serious effects of lead exposure in children are vomiting and weight loss? Learn the answer by taking the Lead Safety Quiz.
BMI, or body mass index, uses weight and height to calculate weight status for adults. BMI for children and teens also takes into account gender and age because healthy body fatness differs between boys and girls and changes as they grow. This BMI calculator will help you determine if your child is at a healthy weight.
This assessment is valid for women between the ages of 21 and 69 who have had sexual intercourse at least once and who have not had a hysterectomy with removal of the cervix.
Epilepsy is a seizure disorder that affects thousands of adults and children. A seizure is when the brain has a burst of abnormal electrical signals over a short period of time. These signals cause the body and brain to react in certain ways. This video discusses the causes of epilepsy and what treatments are available.