Autumn is almost here and that means it's time for young athletes to begin practicing and conditioning for fall school sports. But before your child begins, make sure he or she undergoes a sports physical.
A new study finds a high-dose flu vaccine provides better protection among people 65 and older than a standard flu shot. The high-dose vaccine was 24.2 percent more effective than a standard-dose vaccine at preventing flu.
We asked, and they answered. Did your favorite food make the “do not eat” list?
When it comes to alcohol, there are plenty of myths and misconceptions out there — and not just the kind your friend tells you after a couple of drinks.
Maybe you haven't ridden a bicycle for years, or perhaps you ride regularly and would like to do it more. Richard Kratche, MD, offers bicycling tips and explains how this sport became a big part of his life.
Over-the-counter acne treatments can help keep your skin clear and blemish-free. But some lotions and gels could produce dangerous reactions that may, in rare circumstances, be life-threatening.
Lip balm may feel soothing on chapped lips, but it can become the basis for a bad habit -- and some kinds can make your dry lips even drier.
Healthy eating starts with savvy shopping. Test your knowledge of different types of food labeling this quiz.
We all know that we should put on sunscreen every time we are out in the summer sun. But there are some important parts of the body we often miss.
What could be living in your loofah? If you don’t regularly dry, clean and replace your loofah, bacteria will take over -- and cause infections if given the opportunity.