Many relationships are complicated, but the link between HIV and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs) is straightforward: You're more likely to get HIV if you have another STI.
Asthma affects about 5.5 million children nationwide—but the burden doesn't fall equally. One study found that kids in neighborhoods with more crime and lower education levels had greater odds of going to the hospital with an asthma-related problem.
The holidays can be stressful. This time of year may find you feeling lonely, sad, or angry. These feelings are normal, but there are ways to ease them and adopt a more positive outlook.
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.
Are you at a weight that lets you feel and look your best? If not, it’s time to start managing your weight. The good news is that to lose weight, you don’t have to diet. But you may need to learn new skills. Find out how to lose weight safely and keep it off for good.
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.
Cystic fibrosis (CF) is an inherited, often fatal disease of the body's mucus glands. It affects about 30,000 children and young adults in the United States, most of them descendants of people from northern Europe. Find out more about CF by taking this quiz.
Experts are increasingly urging people to know their BMI, a figure that takes into account not just weight but also height to indicate body fat.
Urinary incontinence means that your urine leaks out at times when you are not using the bathroom. This is a common problem for women of all ages. Learn about the risk factors you may have for UI.
When you have type 1 diabetes, your body can’t process blood sugar. Too much sugar in your blood can cause serious health problems. Watch and learn more about type 1 diabetes and how to stay healthy.