Diseases & Conditions

Diseases & Conditions

Poison Ivy Cure

You saw some poison ivy growing here and there not too far from you, and you thought you'd be OK,…

Hiccups

30-Second Hiccup Remedy

Don't you hate it when you get the hiccups at the worst times? Like on a first date...at a funeral...or…

Parkinsons Disease

Coffee Combats Parkinson’s Disease

Caffeine—everyone’s favorite stimulant—has been shown in past studies to help prevent Parkinson’s disease. Now new research shows that it may…

Prevention

The Best Way to Prevent Diabetes…No Drugs Needed

If your doctor ever tells you (or has already told you) that you have prediabetes, you’d be wise to consider…

Cardiovascular Disease

Blood Thinners for Atrial Fibrillation Patients? A New Tool Shows Who Benefits…and Who Doesn’t

There’s a common heart condition that can quadruple or even quintuple your risk of having an ischemic stroke, the type…

Headache

Bite Your Tongue to Cure Your Headache

Are your temples throbbing with unexplained pain? You might want to try some acupressure to get rid of that headache.…

Heart

Atrial Fibrillation: A Hidden But Deadly Heart Problem

Many women have never been concerned about -- or even heard of -- atrial fibrillation (AF), a common and dangerous…

Heart

Does Your Heart Race or Flutter?

When it's nothing... and when it's serious Has your heart ever "skipped" a beat? Or have you noticed that your…

Cardiovascular Disease

Too Many Drinks Linked with Atrial Fibrillation

Women at 60% Higher Risk of Atrial Fibrillation After Two or More Daily Drinks Not too much... not too little...…

Cancer

Mushroom Extract May Hold Key to Pancreatic Cancer Cure

Michael Landon, Luciano Pavarotti, Sally Ride, Jack Benny, Patrick Swayze. Those are familiar names of people who have died from…

Diseases & Conditions

Hair Cure for a Hangover

Have a hangover? Feel like pulling your hair out? Good idea, but don't go all the way. Just pull your…

Kidney

Is It Just a Bladder Infection…or Are Your Kidneys in Danger?

My friend Jean was chagrined to have unwittingly risked her health. "It felt like a barely-there bladder infection, so I…

Kidney

Even a Little Exercise Helps Prevent Kidney Stones

Kidney stones, those hard deposits of minerals and acid salts, can cause excruciating pain as they pass through the urinary…

Diseases & Conditions

Take the Ouch Out of Stings

Man, it hurts when you get a bee (or wasp) sting or mosquito (or fly) bite. If you wake up…

Heart

Therapeutic Hypothermia Saves Heart Patients—So Why Don’t Hospitals Do It?

Cardiac arrest occurs when a disruption of the heart’s normal rhythm causes the heart to stop beating. When it happens…