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  • 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…

  • Family Doctor vs. Quick-care Clinic

    A quick-care clinic or urgent care facility does not take the place of a visit to your family doctor. However,…

  • Exercise: How To Get Started

    Most people should attempt to exercise at least 5 times a week for 30 to 60 minutes at a time…

  • Fifth Disease

    Fifth disease is a mild viral infection caused by human parvovirus B19. About half of people get fifth disease sometime…

  • Emotional Eating

    Emotional eating is eating in response to your emotions or boredom. It’s different than true hunger. But how do you…

  • Cat-Scratch Disease

    Cat-scratch disease is an infection you can get after a cat scratches, bites, or licks you. It is caused by…

  • Barrett’s Esophagus

    Barrett’s esophagus is a condition that affects your esophagus. It happens when acid from your stomach goes back up into…

  • Asthma

    Asthma is a chronic (long-term) disease of the lungs. It inflames and narrows the airways, making it harder to…