Bone & Joint Health
Try These Tips for Better Living with Joint Pain
Aching, painful joints are a common health problem. If yours are a long-term concern, there are ways you can better manage the pain to keep moving and living a full life.
Get Hip to What’s Behind Your Pain
Hip pain is common, but it isn’t something you should ignore. The location of your pain may give you hints to its cause and what you need to do to find some relief.
Do You Know What Your Knees Need?
Knee pain is common. But there may be steps you can take to get relief. Find out what you can do on your own and when you need to reach out to your doctor for help.View Bone & Joint Health Articles
That's No Excuse: It's Time to Get a Mammogram
Excuses, fear and denial don’t cut it when it comes to taking care of your health. If you’re due for a mammogram, it’s time to schedule an appointment. Here's why.
Cancer in Men: Four to Watch
You can take steps to stop cancer before it starts.
Colon Cancer Screening Can Save Your Life
Colon cancer may have no warning signs early on. By the time you develop symptoms, it may have grown and spread, making it harder to treat. A preventive screening can catch it before it’s too late.View Cancer Articles
Tips for Managing Diabetes
Is your diabetes just diagnosed? Here are some details about the tools and methods you may use for checking and managing your condition.
5 Things You Can Do to Live Healthy with Diabetes
You can't control everything in your life, or with your health. But if you have diabetes, there are some things you can do that may make a big difference.
Cut Back on Added Sugar to Reduce Your Risk for Disease
The average American consumes 22 teaspoons of added sugar each day. Some of that sugar is hiding in many foods that we eat. Find out how to cut back.View Diabetes Articles
Cut Your Cholesterol with These Smart Food Choices
It isn’t hard to find foods that help your cholesterol levels. But some foods pack more of a punch than others.
Cook Up Some Healthy Food and Family Time at Home
Make healthy eating easy by involving the family in the prep. You’ll have tasty meals on the table faster and maybe even start a fun new tradition.
Easy Ways to Overcome Obstacles to Being More Active
Moving more doesn’t have to be hard. And the payoff can be better health.View General Health Articles
Heart Attack and Stroke Are Striking Younger People More Often
If you think you’re too young to worry about your heart or having a stroke, think again. Heart attack and stroke aren’t just the worries of the older generation. They’re striking more people in middle age and younger. Small changes can help protect you.
Is Hidden Salt Wrecking Your Healthy Eating Goals?
Too much salt in your diet can raise blood pressure, upping the risk of stroke, heart disease and kidney problems. But keeping salt in check isn’t easy because it’s hidden in many of the foods people eat the most.
Heart Disease: The Equal Opportunity Killer
Many people think of heart disease as mostly affecting men, but it is the No. 1 cause of death for women and men. And women face risks and other issues that men don’t. Learn how women and men can protect themselves. Learn more.View Heart Health Articles
Do These Things to Help Yourself and Others Breathe Easier
There’s no cure for asthma, but you can manage it if you make a plan. And if you have a family member or friend who has asthma, you can help them breathe easier when they come to visit.
Many Teens Have a Dangerous New Habit
The U.S. Surgeon General says e-cigarette use by American teens is a health epidemic. One in 5 high school students vapes. That means at a high school with around 2,000 students, more than 400 of them are vapers.
Achoo! What to Do if Allergies Are New to You
Maybe you sailed through childhood with rarely a sneeze or itch. But allergies can crop up in your 20s, 30s and beyond. The three Ps of pets, pollution and pollen may be to blame, but researchers aren’t certain why the sniffles sideline some adults and others escape sneeze-free. Learn more.View Lung Health Articles