Your Body

Special Foot Care for Diabetes

It's not high blood sugar, heart disease, or stroke that most often puts people with diabetes in the hospital. It's their feet.

The Lowdown on Low Blood Pressure

Doctors often consider chronically low blood pressure too low only if it drops suddenly or causes noticeable symptoms.

The Power of Meditation

Meditation allows you to become more awake and more deliberate about your actions. It teaches you how to respond rather than react to situations in your life.

Thyroid Gland

Detailed information on the thyroid gland, including anatomy and function

Voice Disorders

A voice disorder is when a person has a problem with pitch, volume, tone, and other qualities of this or her voice. These problems occur when the vocal cords don't vibrate normally.

Why the Health Care Provider Examines the Neck and Throat

Why the Health Care Provider Presses Your Belly

When your health care provider presses on your belly, he or she is feeling to see if any major internal organs are enlarged or tender, making them painful to touch, which could indicate disease.

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