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  • Woman undergoing eye exam


    Glaucoma is an eye disease. It’s caused by fluid and pressure in the eye. At first, there aren’t symptoms, but…

  • laughing young boy with cerebral palsy sits in his wheelchair next to his sister

    Cerebral Palsy

    Cerebral palsy is a group of brain disorders that affect body movement and muscle coordination. It can be mild or…

  • A woman having chest pains places her hands over her heart. Cardiomyopathy is a disease that causes your heart muscles to become enlarged, which can weaken your heart over time.


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

  • A woman talking to her doctor about bleeding. Abnormal uterine bleeding is heavy or unusual bleeding from the uterus (through the vagina). Vaginal bleeding between periods is a symptom.

    Abnormal Uterine Bleeding

    Abnormal uterine bleeding is any heavy or unusual bleeding from the uterus. In most women, abnormal uterine bleeding is caused…

  • Food Poisoning | Mushroom Poisoning

    Know the type of mushrooms you are eating to avoid getting sick and even death.

  • Cows peak their heads out of their stalls in a barn. Mad cow disease is a rare and deadly brain disease spread by eating beef products from a cow that has been infected. There is no cure.

    Mad Cow Disease

    Mad cow disease is a rare and deadly brain disease spread by eating beef products from a cow that has…

  • What does jock itch look like? Jock itch appears as a skin rash around the groin.

    Jock Itch

    Jock itch is a contagious fungal skin infection that usually appears around the groin in men.

  • Close-up of a young businessman holding side with kidney pain

    Kidney Infection Symptoms and Treatment

    A kidney infection results when bacteria get into one or both of your kidneys.

  • Overweight man holding a measuring tape

    Weight-loss Surgery

    Weight-loss surgery can be called bariatric surgery. It involves surgically reducing the size of your stomach so your body absorbs…

  • Image of generic cans of energy drinks

    The Truth About Energy Drinks

    Energy drinks are not regulated by the federal government and overuse can lead to many health problems like heart issues…

  • Young boy choosing between an apple and donuts

    Helping Your Child Achieve a Healthy Weight

    Excessive weight gain or obesity in childhood can lead to serious health problems later in life. A healthy diet and…

  • A medical drawing of uterine fibroids in and around the uterus.

    Uterine Fibroids

    Fibroids are benign growths (not cancer) in the muscular wall of the uterus.

  • A man suffering from an ulcer clutches his abdomen in pain. An ulcer is a sore on the lining of your stomach or small intestine. Ulcer symptoms include stomach pain, bloating and feeling full fast.

    Ulcers - Stomach Ulcer Symptoms

    Ulcers are sores on the lining of your stomach or small intestine.

  • Trigeminal Neuralgia

    Trigeminal neuralgia is a condition that causes burning, electric or shock-like pain in the face. It is caused by a…

  • Peyronie’s Disease

    Peyronie’s disease is the buildup of fibrous scar tissue in the penis, causing it to curve.

  • A doctor uses a stethoscope while examining a patient. Lupus is a disease that affects your immune system. Lupus symptoms can affect many parts of the body, including the joints, skin, and organs.


    Lupus is a disease that affects your immune system, causing it to attack healthy cells and tissue.

  • A woman holding her lower back on one side, indicating kidney pain

    Kidney Stones

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

  • Social determinants of health are the conditions in which we live, learn, work, and play. These conditions can influence your health.

    Social Determinants of Health

    Genes and biology aren’t the only factors that influence our health. Our behaviors and our social and physical environments also…