Measles is so contagious that if one person has it, 90 percent of the people close to that person who are not immune also will become infected. Learn about the importance of vaccination.
Hair dyes can damage your hair and skin whether they come from a salon or from a box kit. Find out how to protect yourself from the dangerous chemicals they contain.
Lemon or lime wedges in restaurant drinks may flavor your drink, but if they aren’t clean and handled properly, they can also add bacteria that can make you ill.
Learn the truth behind why we yawn, hiccup and get goosebumps. It’s probably not what you think.
Varicose and spider veins can be a cosmetic nuisance or a symptom of a more serious problem. Treatment options include laser ablation, radiofrequency ablation and sclerotherapy.
Do you keep you keep your desk tidy or do you take a more relaxed attitude? Researchers find that personality traits like creativity, free thinking, and generosity could be reflected in how we keep our desks.
The number of U.S. men and women with the kind of obesity that settles around the waist – which can indicate a greater risk of ailments such as diabetes and heart disease – has risen sharply over the last 12 years.
Doctors are learning the value of the good bacteria in our noses and nasal passages. It actually helps you fight infections. Find ways you can protect and cultivate them.
Learn about sweat, the body's natural coolant. Discover what happens when sweat meets bacteria. Learn how sweat can signal disease, and when to seek help.
Every year, people make resolutions, then abandon them by mid-January. Don’t just blame it on human nature. Instead, use these simple tips to stay on the health bandwagon.