There are a lot of misconceptions about acupuncture, but this practice provides relief to people around the world. Learn the truth about what it can do, which has plenty of research to support it.
Find stories on the major medical issues facing men, from prostate cancer and heart disease to erectile dysfunction and weight management, plus tips for healthy living.
Athletes know the unmistakable "pop" of a torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), which usually spells a season-ending injury. To prevent this, athletes need to practice proper form.
Genetic counseling provides risk assessment information that can’t affect your insurance rates. In fact, insurance companies are now required to cover the cost of genetic testing under the Affordable Care Act.
Here’s a less-known, but effective, prostate cancer treatment: freeze the cancer cells. Cryotherapy offers an excellent option for some prostate cancer patients, experts say.
Gluten-free diets are the latest craze for those looking to lose weight, but what’s the truth? Is gluten responsible for my love handles? The answer is no, but let’s clear the air of any confusion.
What we know as heartburn, or more formally as Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), affects as much as 20 percent of the U.S. population. It can usually be controlled with modest lifestyle changes, doctor says.
In 2012, a National Lung Screening Trial showed evidence in favor of using low-dose computed tomography to detect lung cancer early. In 2014, the CT scan has become the standard of care.
For the more than 6 million Americans who are living with Alzheimer’s, holding on to a memory is not a choice. Unless we find a cure, or stop the progression, projections indicate that by 2050 there could be as many as 16 million people living with Alzheimer’s.
Patients scheduled for surgery can take steps to boost the chances of a successful outcome. Find out what 5 strategies will help prepare your body beforehand and get you back on your feet more quickly afterward.
With one salad, you can get the four daily servings of vegetables you need. Learn how to create a salad brimming with color, texture, flavor and nutrition — and discover do’s and don’ts from a dietitian.