People with pacemakers and implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) can live a normal, active life – with a few precautions.
It's Healthy Aging Month! Keep up-to-snuff on your nutrition. Take this quiz!
Find out the facts behind the nation's obesity epidemic.
Tetanus is an infection that affects the nervous system. It's also called lockjaw. Most children are vaccinated against it, but that immunity wears off with time. Adults need a booster shot to maintain their immunity.
Your target heart rate is the range at which sustained physical activity - running, cycling, swimming laps, or any other aerobic exercise - is considered safe and effective.
Endometriosis is a common condition among women. It affects about 1 in 10 women of childbearing age. Find out if you're at risk for it.
A seizure is caused by abnormal signals in the brain. One type of generalized seizure is the petit mal or absence seizure. A person having this type of seizure has only brief breaks of consciousness that may not be noticed. This video explains how a petit mal seizure occurs and what treatments are available.
Women who use birth control products that contain a combination of estrogen and progestin may double their risk for heart attack and stroke.
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