Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, with heart conditions affecting more and more people each year. For February, American Heart Month, here’s a look at seven types of heart problems.
Less than a third of U.S. adults meet suggested benchmarks for aerobic and muscle-building activities set out by health officials, according to a new study.
Recently, clusters of invasive group A strep infections in children have been reported, understandably causing concern among parents.
Our spinal disks wear out with age and use. About 20 percent of all U.S. adults have some amount of degeneration by age 65. This increases to about 35 percent by 80.
“It’s a lot easier than you think,” says Robin Asbell, chef, cooking instructor and author of several cookbooks, including 2011’s “Big Vegan.”
At 74, drummer and vocalist George Brown says the best parts of his life are those spent with his wife, five sons and bandmates. “You need to live the life you want to live,” he says.
If you enroll in Part B the wrong way, you might end up not qualifying for the Medicare supplement you desire.
Whether you are required to file a federal income tax return this year will depend on how much you earned last year, as well as the source of the income, your age and filing status.
Worldwide, 1 in 3 women over age 50 will experience a bone fracture due to osteoporosis, according to the International Osteoporosis Foundation. But 1 in 5 men over age 50 will have the same issue.
Ear infections often are a direct result of a common cold, allergy or other upper respiratory illness. These illnesses are more common during the winter, so ear infections also are more common this time of year.
An apple a day might keep the doctor away, but experts say you need more kinds of fruit than that to maintain good health.
New approaches and drug treatments to hasten weight loss are being sought globally as obesity rates continue to grow in developed economies.
The same devices used to take selfies and type out tweets are being repurposed and commercialized for quick access to information needed for monitoring a patient’s health.
In his new series “Shrinking,” Segel portrays “psychological vigilante” Jimmy Laird, a brutally honest therapist who is dealing with a full emotional plate.
About two-thirds of U.S. retirees don’t have dental insurance, but there are several options that can help cut your costs.
Dental implants can have a huge impact – for Glenn and Debbie, they were a dream come true. Glenn was like so many people suffering through nagging discomfort and continual issues with their teeth. After years of suffering and no clear path to relief, Glenn finally met someone else with the same issues and found […]
It may seem hard to believe, but in the early- and mid-1900s, many Americans believed smoking cigarettes was just as safe as chewing gum. After all, during WWII, tobacco companies sent millions of free cigarettes to American service personnel, and tobacco companies used doctors to market their products. One company boasted that “more doctors smoke” its […]
A recent increase in dental implant marketing has prompted many to ask how one chooses the right dentist to place single-tooth implants or implant secured dentures. Experience—is certainly one of the most important factors in choosing a dentist. In the long run, experience means the professional can draw from his or her knowledge to assess […]