Picnics and barbecues and pottering in the garden are some of the delights of summer. For some people, though, these pleasant pastimes are ruined by a fear of bees and wasps and other things that sting. Should you worry? Find out by taking this true-false quiz.
Answer this one: If you have a streptococcal infection, what is a good way to prevent its spread?
Stress is a fact of life for most of us. Too much stress can have harmful effects on the body, mind, and emotions. Learn more about stress and its effects by taking this quiz.
Stroke is the third-leading cause of death in this country and a leading cause of disability.
True or false: There's no way of predicting if or when someone will have a stroke.
True or false: Stuttering affects 4 times as many males as females.
Substance-use disorder is also called drug addiction. It can break apart families, ruin personal relationships, and make it difficult to keep a job.
Hot weather, clear skies, and extra leisure time in the summer mean that many people spend hours in the sun. Lengthy sun exposure can raise the risk for skin cancer if you don't take steps to protect yourself.
Water workouts are easier on joints because of water's buoyancy. By how much does water reduce the body's weight?
Smell and taste problems can have a big impact on our lives. Because these senses contribute substantially to our enjoyment of life, our desire to eat, and be social, smell and taste disorders can be serious.
Tattooing has been performed as a decorative practice since ancient times. It is now also being used for some cosmetic medical procedures and for permanent make-up applications.
Take this multiple-choice quiz to answer your questions about teen health. Example: Routine physical examinations should be done how often during the teen years?
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?
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.
The thyroid is a gland that controls key functions of your body. Disease of the thyroid gland can affect nearly every organ in your body and harm your health.
Answer this one: Which behaviors indicate that your child may be ready to learn to use the toilet? Learn the answer to this and other questions by taking this multiple choice quiz.
Answer this one: Tonsils are located on the back of the throat. Where are the adenoids located? Take the multiple choice quiz.
Think all fats are alike? Think again. Take this quiz to learn about trans fats and their impact on your health.
Answer this one: How do you get TB?
Learning about incontinence can give you the courage and understanding needed to bring the subject up with your health care provider.
Your urinary tract includes the organs that collect and store urine and release it from your body. They are the
kidneys, ureters, bladder, and urethra.
Answer this one: When should children have their first eye exam?
Sometimes it's hard to keep your vitamin facts straight. How much vitamin A do you need? What's the best source of Vitamin C? Here's a quiz that offers a chance to learn something different about vitamins.
Answer this one: Lawyers and teachers are particularly susceptible to vocal abuse and misuse problems.
Hundreds of people drown each year in the U.S., including those who die in boating accidents and in swimming pools. Summertime is a prime time for water-related injuries.