Your liver really knows how to multitask: digesting food, processing nutrients, removing toxins. What happens if it stops working properly? Tap to see how blood tests help pinpoint liver problems.
You may have heard that using red dinnerware is one secret to weight loss. Is that true, or is it a myth? Our expert has the answer.
If you’ve got a sweet tooth, you know what candy, cookies and desserts will do to your diet. But will eating lots of sugar also affect your cholesterol? Tap to reveal the answer.
When you or someone you love develops a stomach ulcer, it’s natural to blame the stress. Is there any truth to that assumption? Tap or click to find out whether a stressful life can lead to ulcers.
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You may have heard that eating black licorice can raise your blood pressure or cause heart rhythm problems. Tap or click to reveal the answer.
What could be comfier than sinking into a pair of sheepskin boots in cold weather? Find out if shearling boots like UGG®, Bearpaw® or Emu® are good for your feet. Tap to reveal the answer.
The weight around your middle may not matter. Even thin people can carry too much fat (lipid) in their blood. Tap or click to learn how this simple blood test helps to gauge your heart disease risk.
Your kid’s got the sniffles. Sneezes are sure to follow. Which over-the-counter (OTC) medicines help kids, and which may hurt them? Tap on your child’s age to find out.
Weight gain or loss may be first to pop in your mind when you hear “metabolism.” But metabolism affects more than your girth. Discover what a blood test called the basic metabolic panel (BMP) says about your health.
It’s only a little prick! Blood tests are quick, easy and (dare we say) nearly painless. Avert your eyes from the needle if you must, But take a good look at what your complete blood count (CBC) reveals.