Gluten-free is the latest nutritional buzz. Gluten-free foods and menu items are popping up in stores and restaurants across the country. Find out the facts behind this protein found in certain grains.
If you have someone in your life with a mental illness, it can be a challenge. Read on to learn how to help your loved one.
Are you due for a tetanus shot? How about a chickenpox vaccine? See how much you know about the vaccines you need as an adult.
Researchers have found that women are more likely to struggle with anxiety disorders than are men.
If you live in an area with Zika, you can take important steps to protect yourself and your family.
Millions of Americans are affected by age-related macular degeneration, a disease that damages the eye's central vision. To learn more about macular degeneration, take this quiz.
It is important to know your estimated due date in order to help plan for the baby's birth.
Sometimes, people who abuse drugs aren't aware they have a problem. This assessment is for people who regularly use drugs and wonder if they have issues with
abuse or addiction.
Colon cancer screening can find cancer early, when it’s easier to treat. There are several kinds of screening tests. Your healthcare provider can help you decide which is best for you.
The sweet strawberry, the perfect bite-sized blueberry, the luscious raspberry—these palate-pleasing fruits are bursting with flavor. And something more: They contain anthocyanin—a potential heart-protecting chemical.
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