In a normal pregnancy, most women get an ultrasound once or twice so doctors can check the fetus for abnormalities and curious parents can learn if they should paint the nursery pink or blue.
During the past year, we have been learning a lot about the Zika virus.
Exercise is not only great for your body, but it’s also an effective way to improve your mental health. Regular exercise can have a significant impact on anxiety, stress and depression. Further, not only will your overall mood be good, but you’ll also sleep a lot better.
American author Jim Bishop once penned, “autumn carries more gold in its pocket than all the other seasons” and nutritionally speaking, he couldn’t be more right.
Obese Americans are increasingly turning to bariatric surgery help them lose weight and manage diabetes. But two doctors are urging people considering the surgery to try a low-carb diet before choosing that path.
If you’ve recently been waking up clammy from nightmares, experienced insomnia or having digestive problems, then you may have election-based anxiety to blame.
You can find answers to pretty much every medical question on the internet — and many of them are wrong. That's one reason your doctor would like you to stop Googling your family's symptoms; another is that you're probably making yourself overly anxious.
We all have that youthful glow at one point in our lives, but unfortunately, Father Time doesn’t allow us to keep our flawless face forever. You might not realize it, but there are many mistakes women all over the world make from applying makeup to forgetting to moisturize. The fountain of youth only exists in fiction (as far as we know), so with that knowledge, here are 18 common mistakes that could be adding years to your complexion.
Diabetes has become increasingly easier to manage through the years, but if left untreated or undiscovered, it is deadly. Diabetes is the seventh leading cause of death in the United States, according to Diabetes.com. And while less than one percent of children and teenagers have diabetes, those numbers are on the rise. Know these symptoms to spot them in your child before it’s too late.
With recent outbreaks of Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease in Florida and New Jersey, here’s everything you need to know about this brutal virus. Information about this disease sourced from the Center of Disease Control.
Researchers at Rutgers University have bad news for anyone who's ever dropped a cookie on the floor and scooped it up, citing the "five-second rule" of food safety. There's no safe window of time to eat something dropped on the floor. Even without the benefit of legs, bacteria can get to it faster than you.
Aside from being mega obnoxious to anyone sharing a room with you, snoring seems like a harmless habit.
Aedes aegypti isn’t the only way to get Zika, but the striped-leg mosquito gets most of the buzz. Another type of mosquito, Aedes albopictus, carries it too, and it can also be transmitted through sexual contact. Twenty-three out of 2,722 cases in the U.S. were transmitted through sex; 2,686 were travel related, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says.
For many teens, the extraction of four healthy teeth is a ritual of high school, much like getting a driver’s license or going to the prom. But some people question the wisdom of pulling wisdom teeth, saying that it’s a traumatic procedure that may be unnecessary.
Post-traumatic stress disorder will affect 7-8 percent of the U.S. population at some point in the lives. About 8 million adults per year in the U.S. will have PTSD. With those statistics, it's important we all listen to what the people around you with PTSD are trying to say:
Dentists are around to take care of your teeth. Although you might take your teeth for granted, they’re pretty important. You use them when ...
Upon returning home from school recently, my 7-year-old daughter, Azure, came running in the house, proclaiming, “Mom, I want to go exercise!”
I was visiting with family one weekend when my niece offered me a chocolate chip cookie. In the past, I would have not only eaten ...