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  • Pelvic Inflammatory Disease

    Pelvic inflammatory disease is an infection of female reproductive organs. It can make it hard to get pregnant and cause…

  • Kidney Stones

    Your body removes waste through urine that’s made in your kidneys. When waste doesn’t properly leave your kidneys, it can…

  • Vacationing Safely During COVID-19

    Vacationing is not risk-free during the COVID-19 pandemic. However, if you have to travel, there are ways to decrease your…

  • Your Baby's Development: The Third Trimester

    The third trimester is the final part of your pregnancy in which your baby grows and matures. It lasts from…

  • Using an Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitor

    If you have high blood pressure, you may need to wear an ambulatory blood pressure monitor. It takes and records…

  • Teens and Stress: Who Has Time For It?

    Stress is a normal reaction for people of all ages. It’s caused by your body’s instinct to protect itself from…

  • Sinusitis

    Sinusitis is when the lining of your sinuses are inflamed. Due to the swelling, mucus that travels from your sinuses…

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis

    Rheumatoid arthritis is a long-lasting inflammatory disorder. It causes swelling and pain in the lining of your joints. Doctors aren’t…

  • Osteosarcoma

    Osteosarcoma is a bone cancer that most often affects people between the ages of 10 and 20. It usually begins…

  • Obesity

    Obesity is when you weigh more than what is considered healthy for your age, gender, and height. This happens when…

  • Insomnia

    Insomnia is a sleep disorder that happens when you have trouble falling asleep, staying asleep, or both. It’s more common…

  • High-Altitude Illness

    High-altitude illness can occur when you travel to altitudes higher than 8,000 feet. It happens when your body doesn’t get…

  • Do I Have COVID-19 or the Flu?

    If you feel sick, you may wonder if it’s the flu or COVID-19. While the two illnesses share many similarities,…

  • Fireworks Safety

    Many people love to shoot off fireworks. But it’s a risky activity. That’s why it’s important to do everything you…

  • BRAT Diet: Recovering From an Upset Stomach

    A special diet known as the BRAT diet (Bananas, Rice, Applesauce, and Toast) is an effective way to treat an…

  • Infant Jaundice

    Infant jaundice is common. It can make your baby’s skin, eyes, and mouth turn yellow. While it may look odd,…

  • Ectopic Pregnancy

    An ectopic pregnancy happens when the fertilized egg grows outside the uterus. This type of pregnancy can be dangerous for…

  • Blepharospasm

    Blepharospasm is a rare condition that causes your eyelid to blink or twitch. You can’t control it. It’s caused by…