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  • Fecal Incontinence

    Fecal incontinence is the inability to control bowel movements. This leads to stool (feces) leaking from the rectum at unexpected…

  • Fainting

    Fainting happens when your brain does not get enough oxygen. You lose consciousness, or “pass out,” for a brief time…

  • E. coli Infection

    E. coli are germs that are found on food and in the environment. When ingested, E. coli cause severe cramps…

  • Ebola Virus Disease

    Ebola virus disease (EVD) is a rare but serious disease caused by the Ebola virus. There are five known strains…

  • Ear Infection

    An ear infection is one of the most common conditions among children. It is caused by a viral or bacterial…

  • Bonding with Baby

    Bonding is a special connection you have with your baby. Bonding with your baby is not a one-time event. It…

  • HIV

    The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) attacks the body’s immune system. A healthy immune system is what keeps you from getting…

  • Cardiomyopathy

    Cardiomyopathy is a disease of the muscles in the heart. It causes your heart muscles to become enlarged. This can…

  • Flu Risks Greater for Racial Minorities

    People from racial and ethnic minority groups are more likely to be hospitalized when they have the flu. They are…

  • Flu Risks and Chronic Conditions

    Chronic health conditions can increase your risk of being hospitalized with influenza (the flu). Getting an annual flu vaccine is…

  • Avian Flu

    Avian flu is a virus that is spread from bird to bird. In rare cases, certain strains of the virus…

  • Bedbugs

    Bedbugs are oval-shaped, wingless parasites. They have 6 legs and are about 1/5 of an inch long. They are white…

  • Anemia

    Anemia is the most common blood disorder in the U.S. It affects your red blood cells and hemoglobin. Most people…

  • Intermittent Fasting

    Intermittent fasting is an eating pattern. You fast during a certain period of time each day. You then eat during…

  • Meal Plans and How They Help

    Eating healthy isn’t just about losing weight—it also helps to lower your risk for heart disease and other serious health…

  • Medical Marijuana

    While doctors are investigating the pros and cons of medical marijuana, some research shows it may have a positive impact…

  • Yeast Infections

    Vaginal yeast infections are caused by a fungus called Candida. If the vagina isn’t acidic enough, too many yeast can…

  • Whooping Cough

    Whooping cough is a respiratory infection. It is also known as pertussis. Whooping cough is highly contagious and is most…