If you had chickenpox as a kid, you are at risk for shingles. The virus that causes chickenpox lies dormant in the nerves near your spine and can erupt as a rash and pain later in life.
Take this quiz and find out what you know about the causes and treatment of constipation.
A single fainting episode in a young, healthy person may not be cause for alarm, but it could be a sign of a more serious problem.
Over the last two decades, the number of adults in the U.S. with irritable bowel disease has nearly doubled.
Repetitive-stress injuries (RSIs) can be painful and debilitating, causing damage to tendons, ligaments, nerves, and muscles over time. Also called repetitive motion syndromes, RSIs can affect almost any part of the body. Test your knowledge of RSIs by taking this multiple-choice quiz.
There isn't much good that can be said about smoking. Now, on a positive note, do you know how much money you can save if you quit smoking today?
Coronary artery disease (CAD) is the most common type of heart disease. It is the leading cause of death in the United States in both men and women. Determine your risk for developing CAD using this assessment tool.
Angioedema is a skin condition very similar to hives. In hives, raised, red, itchy, irregular bumps appear on the skin. In angioedema, the same thing happens beneath the skin. Instead of being itchy, angioedema is tender or painful. This video offers more details about this condition and how it develops.
During a hysterectomy, the surgeon removes part or all of the uterus.
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