Learn about the fats in your blood. Then take the time to get your cholesterol checked!
Learn how caffeine affects the body, and what health problems it has been linked to.
It doesn't matter how smart your teen is or how well he or she scored on the SAT. Good judgment isn't something he or she can excel in, at least not yet. Experts say a teen's brain won't be fully developed until he or she is at least 25 years old. Learn how to parent this evolving teen brain.
Researchers looked at genetically engineered crops and gave them a green light for safety.
Millions of Americans are affected by age-related macular degeneration, a disease that damages the eye's central vision. To learn more about macular degeneration, take this quiz.
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.
The questions in this assessment ask about risk factors—conditions that may put you at risk for developing type 2 diabetes. The American Diabetes Association (ADA) states that the more risk factors you have, the more likely you are to develop diabetes.
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.
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) says that older women should not take low doses of calcium and vitamin D supplements to help prevent fractures. The panel is still weighing what to recommend on higher supplement doses.