Diseases & Conditions

Menopause

Can Early Menopause Hurt Your Heart?

Some women experience menopause quite early in life—even in their early or mid-40s. If this describes you or someone you’re…

Alzheimer's

5 Surprising Ways to Prevent Alzheimer’s

Every 68 seconds, another American develops Alzheimer’s disease, the fatal brain disease that steals memory and personality. It’s the fifth-leading…

Stroke

The New Way to Prevent Stroke

Being vigilant about these unexpected risk factors could save your life What if there were more to preventing a stroke…

Fibromyalgia

Hatha Yoga Offers Hope for Fibromyalgia Sufferers

Widespread musculoskeletal pain, relentless fatigue, anxiety and depression are among the symptoms that plague fibromyalgia patients, most of whom are…

Cancer Treatment

Getting Ready for Your First Cancer Consultation

When you receive a diagnosis of cancer, you may feel as if you’re suddenly on an alien planet, with no…

Neuromuscular

The Ultimate Exercise Plan for Restless Legs

You may not need drugs after all… If you have ever had throbbing, pins-and-needles, creepy-crawling or other uncomfortable sensations in…

Breast Cancer

Best Cancer-Screening Tests for Women with Dense Breasts

Have you ever been told that you have dense breasts? It’s an important piece of information because women who have…

Heart

Heart Patients: Need an ICD? Dual-Chamber Devices Are Riskier

Without a doubt, the implantable cardiac defibrillator (ICD) saves lives. Surgically placed under the skin of the chest, it detects…

Bladder

Overactive Bladder? Try Nerve Stimulation

You’re having dinner, watching a movie or even sleeping soundly in your bed. Then suddenly you’re running for the bathroom,…

Back or Neck Pain

The Foot Massage for Back Pain

Is your back out of whack? If your pain seems due to stress (and most back pain is caused by…

Skin Disease

Aloe Vera Heals Acne

Do the harsh medicines made to cure blemishes do a number on your skin? Try the soothing natural alternative aloe…

Kidney

5-Cent Cure for Kidney Disease

Common Kitchen Ingredient Slows Chronic Kidney Decline Finally -- some great news for the 26 million people with chronic kidney…

Kidney

Is Kidney Disease Contagious?

It may sound odd that a recent study found a connection between being married to a person with kidney disease…

Cardiovascular Disease

Millions of Americans Die of Blood Clots

Hint: Beware of Leg Pain It can happen to anyone at any age. Clots form in the deep veins, usually…

Cardiovascular Disease

Cholesterol-Lowering Statins Block the Benefits of Exercise

Realizing that you are at high risk for cardiovascular disease and diabetes, you accept your doctor's prescription for cholesterol-lowering statin…