The cold can take your breath away. But it can spell trouble if you have asthma or COPD. Get tips for staying healthy this winter.
Few aspects of colder weather months can be as irritating as dry winter air. From fly-away hair to scaly skin, the cold winter air can wreak havoc on your body’s appearance. But did you know that dry winter air also can make you vulnerable to illness?
Do you have a winter emergency kit in your car? Here’s what our experts recommend you stash — just in case!
Do you love to belt out popular songs or scream for your favorite sports team? Beware: You can damage your vocal cords that way. Get tips for protecting your voice.
Find the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our series, “The Short Answer.” Heart failure cardiologist Maria Mountis, DO, answers this one about heart failure.
Cold weather brings a rise in upper respiratory infections — sneezing, coughing and stuffy heads. These symptoms and others bring a common request from my patients: Can I get antibiotics? The answer is not always yes.
Antibiotics are one of the greatest medical advances. But if we aren’t careful how we use them, we’re setting ourselves up for drug-resistant bacterial infections.
One of the most helpful items to have on hand while you travel is a first-aid kit – and it should be more than a box with bandages and antiseptic cream.
Hair loss is one of the top concerns for women undergoing chemotherapy for breast cancer. But a new, special device may help some women keep their hair, early results of a new study say.
Most eye injuries, like getting soap or a tiny foreign body in the eye, are minor. Others, such as those that occur in some work environments or during sports play, require prompt medical attention.