People with pacemakers and implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) can live a normal, active life—with a few precautions.
If you're an older adult, it's important to keep up-to-snuff on your nutrition. Take this quiz!
September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month. Find out how you can help your child combat his or her risk for obesity.
Thanks to vaccines, most U.S. children are protected against serious diseases such as measles, mumps, diphtheria, polio, and chickenpox. But what happens to that protection in adolescence?
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.
Scoliosis is a condition that causes the spine to curve sideways. It can develop during childhood or adolescence and can range from mild to severe. This video explains how scoliosis 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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