Whether you have a snake, a puppy, a hamster, or a lizard, you may be at risk for pet-related diseases. Take this quiz to see how much you know about your risk for diseases such as salmonella or rabies.
Broken or cracked bones are called “fractures.” Sprains are tears or stretching injuries to ligaments, the fibrous bands that hold your bones together. Both types of injuries can be painful and are often treated in the same way.
Narcolepsy is a chronic sleep disorder in which a person typically becomes sleepy or falls asleep, often at inappropriate times. This disorder may run in families and may begin at any age.
Autism is a developmental disability that usually starts in early childhood. Because different children can have widely different symptoms, autism is classified as a "spectrum disorder," which means it is a group of disorders with similar features.
There isn't much good that can be said about smoking. Now, on a positive note, do you know how much money you can save if you quit smoking today?
Most adults who drink alcohol are moderate drinkers and are at low risk
for alcohol dependence. If you're concerned about drinking use this tool to find out if you have a problem.
A cardiac stress test may be ordered if you have or are suspected of having coronary artery disease. This test evaluates your heart’s response to stress or exercise. Watch this video and learn what to expect before, during, and after this procedure. Other types of stress tests will also be presented.
Visiting your doctor may not always be the most pleasant experience, especially if you need to have a digital rectal exam, or DRE. Like the Pap test for women, a DRE makes many men feel uncomfortable or embarrassed.