There are plenty of conditions you can develop that can hurt your heart — and high cholesterol is one of them. Millions of Americans are…Read More If You Have High Cholesterol, Will You Also Develop High Blood Pressure?
You’ve heard of hepatitis — and you know there are varying types –but when it comes to the facts, how much do you really know?…Read More What's the Difference Between Hepatitis A, B, and C (and Should You Be Worried About Hepatitis E)?
Emma Stone | Getty Images/Jamie McCarthy Emma Stone talked with Dr. Harold S. Koplewicz, president of national nonprofit the Child Mind Institute, on Oct.1 for a…Read More Emma Stone Reveals Her Self-Care Routine to Treat Her Anxiety
The oral contraceptive pill was designed to prevent unwanted pregnancies. And it’s up to 99.9% effective, which shows the pill is great at its job.…Read More Birth Control Pills Do More Than Just Prevent Pregnancy — They May Prevent Cancer
Heart disease is the No. 1 killer among Americans nationwide. Among its greatest contributors is high blood pressure — dangerous because of its lack of noticeable…Read More Who Gets High Blood Pressure? How Likely You Are to Get Hypertension (and How to Prevent It) – The Cheat Sheet
It’s no secret that cancer is a serious health concern for millions worldwide. In the U.S. alone, there will be an estimated 1,735,350 new cases…Read More Why Do So Many People Get Cancer, and Who's Most Likely to Develop the Disease?
Opioids | karenfoleyphotography/Getty Images The opioid epidemic has taken America by storm — and it’s prompted the widespread usage of Narcan as well. More recently,…Read More Narcan Has the Power to Reverse Overdoses From These Drugs
Cancer is one of the deadliest diseases affecting Americans every year. While some are extremely difficult to treat, others, such as colorectal cancer, can be…Read More Signs You Might Have Colorectal Cancer
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Sex addiction is nothing new. But debates surrounding its legitimacy have resurfaced — and intensified — since Harvey Weinstein responded to his decades-long streak of…Read More What Is Compulsive Sexual Behavior, and Is It the Same Thing As 'Sex Addiction'?
Stroke is one of the top leading causes of death in the U.S. While you can’t completely prevent it from happening, you can make a…Read More Signs You’re Going to Die From a Stroke
You eat healthily and get in some daily exercise — and yet, you notice your body continues to change as you age despite your best…Read More Surprising Ways Your Body Changes After 50
Many celebrities have been forced to come forward and admit their addictions — and the consequences of their actions. Others, such as Jada Pinkett Smith,…Read More Why Sex Addiction Isn't That Different from Substance Abuse
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You’ve probably had your life saved by antibiotics more times than you realize. But what if the diseases that are easily treated by these medicines are…Read More The Diseases Most Likely to Be Resistant to Antibiotics Within Your Lifetime
When you stop to think about it, you realize how amazing your body really is. Your heart pumps blood, your lungs take in oxygen, and…Read More The Weirdest Facts About the Human Body That You Had No Idea Were Real
In July 2018, a Colorado woman thought she was doing the right thing when she brought a baby raccoon into her home after finding it…Read More How Keeping Wild Animals as Pets Could Endanger Your Health In a Totally Unexpected Way
Family in swimming pool | JaySi/Getty Images Swimming pools are the perfect way to cool off on a hot summer day. However, studies have found…Read More Swimming in Public Pools Is More Dangerous Than You Think
You probably know by now that heart disease is the No. 1 killer in the U.S. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention notes over…Read More The Dangerous Side Effects of Heart Disease Medications Most People Have Never Heard Of