For safety's sake, look through your home often. Keep an eye out for not-so-obvious hazards.
You can avoid the flu this season by taking one simple step: Get a flu vaccination.
Here are some helpful tips for understanding the air in your house and the air-quality appliances that can alter it.
Detailed information on air pollution and air pollution prevention
Although aspirin is a common over-the-counter medication, it’s not appropriate for everyone.
Common injuries include a twisted ankle, sprained wrist, overextended elbow and damaged knee ligaments. Fortunately, you can take steps to help prevent joint damage.
Putting babies to sleep on their backs has dramatically reduced the incidence of SIDS. One unexpected side effect: Many infants now have a flattened head.
Detailed information on blood donations and blood banking
Most children should begin regular dental care by the time they turn 1 year old.
Many older Americans lead healthy, interesting, and productive lives well into their later years. But that’s not what we usually hear about.
Dehydration and heat stroke are two very common heat-related diseases that can be life threatening if left untreated.
The number of people losing their vision is growing, yet experts say much of this vision loss could be prevented.
With drinking water, it's important to consider not just the water itself, but how that water gets to you.
If you want to be fully informed, you should read the fine print connected with any drug that you intend to use.
Every year, thousands of Americans injure their eyes or damage their vision. Follow these guidelines to help protect yourself and your family.
You know it's important to stay active but still find yourself falling back on old habits. What can you do? Planning for exercise isn't hard if you make it a priority.
Finding ways to get exercise as you get older is a smart and easy way to stay fit and improve your health.
In recent years, an increasing amount of scientific evidence has supported the idea that people can do quite a lot on their own to lengthen their life span and to enhance the quality of life as they age. Here are five steps to take every day that can promote healthy aging and boost longevity.
Good mental health is just as important as good physical health. But we all face changes in life that can challenge our emotional well being.
There's a lot you can do to head off eye problems, including following a healthy diet and getting regular eye checkups.
Men are missing opportunities to detect and address medical problems in their early stages, when many conditions are more treatable and less threatening to overall health.
Older adults may have dental concerns that can’t be totally taken care of with just brushing and flossing.