Knowledge is power — when it is delivered in the right way. The goal of genetic testing and counseling is to prepare patients, not create “patients in waiting.”
Caffeine is in more foods than you think
Allergies to dust mites, mold, pollen and pet dander require that sufferers pay special attention to their sleeping space. Small changes can help people find relief from allergy symptoms.
There is so much information swirling around about statins that it's no surprise that patients don't know what to believe. Find the facts about this commonly prescribed but often misunderstood drug.
Dancers have a high risk of sustaining back and knee injuries, but they can protect themselves by mastering basic dance technique and building their core strength.
If you have children in sports, it’s important for you, as a parent, as well as them, to know the signs of a concussion and the laws that protect young athletes.
People with Marfan syndrome tend to be very tall and have long, thin limbs. That doesn't sound so bad, but Marfan patients are also at high risk for deadly aortic tears. Early detection and diagnosis remains a challenge.
Don’t let the flu wipe you out this year. Getting vaccinated is your best defense. The shot needs a couple weeks to do its job, but then you’re protected.
Most cancer treatments affect fertility for both men and women. In most cases there are ways to maintain the ability to become pregnant or father a child, by freezing sperm, eggs, embryos, or ovarian tissue.
During the hectic holiday season, your stress levels tend to ramp up. So this is a perfect time to quiet the mind and body with yoga. Most of us practice yoga every day, we just don’t call it that.
Public health officials have been pointing out the dangers of eating lots of saturated fats for years, so will a recent U.K. article that says fear of saturated fat is much ado about nothing cause a spike in lard-laden meals?