While uncommon, cancers of the head and neck can affect some of our most important functions—eating, speaking, and breathing. Here's what you need to know.
Getting vaccines when recommended may help prevent the spread of many diseases. Check the CDC's vaccine schedules for adults and children to make sure your family is protected.
It may not be as trendy as Pilates or power yoga, but running is still a great aerobic workout to burn fat and reduce stress.
Older adults often suffer from depression needlessly because they fail to recognize its signs or are reluctant to talk with their doctor about it.
This calculator is for children with asthma. If you know your child's height, you can find his or her predicted peak flow.
Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women (other than skin cancer). The American Cancer Society reports the breast cancer death rate is declining, probably because of earlier detection and improved treatment. This short assessment will help you determine if you have major risk factors for breast cancer.
A mammogram is an X-ray of the breasts used either to screen for or diagnose breast cancer. A screening mammogram is done for women who have no symptoms but are at risk for breast cancer. This video tells you what to expect when you have a mammogram.