The rate of high blood pressure in African Americans is among the highest of any ethnic group in the U.S. Learn why and find out how to change your lifestyle to lower your blood pressure.
The holiday blues can range from mild sadness to severe depression, and they are often a normal reaction to life situations.
Learn which toys make good gifts, and which toys to skip this holiday season.
Have a glass of low-fat milk, get regular exercise, and download an app—all of these may help you keep depression at bay.
When you get a headache, it's not the bones of the skull or the brain itself that's hurting. The pain comes from pain-sensitive nerves located near the muscles and blood vessels of the face, neck and scalp. Find out more about headaches by taking this quiz.
This calculator is for children with asthma. If you know your child's height, you can find his or her predicted peak flow.
Osteoporosis is a disease that slowly weakens bones until they break easily. People who have a broken bone related to osteoporosis often experience a downward turn in their overall health.
This disease affects the blood supply of the bone and leads to the breakdown of the hip joint. It can be caused by a hip dislocation or certain medical conditions. This video explores other causes, as well as recommended treatment.
Laminectomy is a type of surgery in which a physician removes part or all of a vertebra to ease compression of the spinal cord or the nerve roots that may be caused by injury, herniated disk, spinal stenosis, or tumors.