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  • Preventive Services for Healthy Living

    Information about preventive services for healthy living from the American Academy of Family Physicians.

  • Nutrition for Weight Loss: What You Need to Know About Fad Diets

    A fad diet is a stylish weight-loss plan that promises dramatic results. Typically, these diets are not healthy and don't…

  • Calcium: What You Need to Know

    Calcium is an important nutrient for your body. It strengthens your bones and muscles. You can get calcium through food…

  • Burns: Preventing Burns in Your Home

    Prepare your family and your home for unexpected fires and burns. Taking preventive steps can make a big difference in…

  • Bioterrorism

    Bioterrorism is the use of hazardous agents, such as bacteria, viruses, or germs, to harm people.

  • Fibromyalgia

    Fibromyalgia is a syndrome that causes muscle pain and general fatigue. It is most often diagnosed during middle age.

  • Cytomegalovirus

    Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is common and spreads through sexual contact and contact with the bodily fluids of an infected person. It…

  • Rape

    Rape is any form of sexual violence. Learn about rape, including how to prevent it and what actions to take…

  • Cystic Fibrosis (CF)

    Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a genetic disorder that causes your mucus and sweat glands to behave abnormally. It causes permanent…

  • Falls: How to Lower Your Risk

    Falls happen at every age. However, they can lead to serious consequences for older persons. Many falls can be prevented…

  • Avoiding Snakebites

    Snakes are most active in the spring, early summer and fall. Most snakebites occur between April and October, when weather…

  • Croup

    Croup is a common childhood condition. It is recognizable by its barking cough. It spreads through airborne particles and from…

  • Constipation

    Constipation refers to when your body has difficulty in having a bowel movement. It is common at all ages. Certain…

  • Throat Problems

    Throat pain and mouth sores, along with other cold and flu symptoms, are common problems. This chart will direct you…

  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

    CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) can save someone’s life. Learn when and how to use it, as well as the benefits and…

  • Smallpox Vaccine

    The smallpox vaccine was used until the 1970s to wipe out smallpox worldwide. Now, it only is given to people…

  • Gluten-free Diet

    Gluten-free diets are for people who have celiac disease. Learn how a gluten-free diet can help you.

  • Cast Care

    Casts and splints keep broken bones and torn tissue in place long enough to heal. They require special care to…