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  • Medical Marijuana

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

  • 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…

  • Mad Cow Disease

    Mad cow disease is the common name for a rare and deadly brain disease. The disease is spread by eating…

  • Jock Itch

    Jock itch is a fungal skin infection. It is caused by a fungus commonly found in gyms and locker rooms…

  • Mass Psychogenic Illness

    Mass psychogenic illness is when people in a group start feeling sick at the same time with no physical or…

  • Latex Allergy

    Natural rubber latex comes from a liquid in tropical rubber trees. The protein in this rubber can cause an allergic…

  • Intermittent Fasting

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

  • Hernia

    A hernia is a tear in your muscle or tissue that allows part of your insides to bulge out. Sometimes…

  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

    Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a gastrointestinal (GI) disorder. It describes a group of symptoms that affect your large intestine…

  • Inhalant Abuse

    Inhalant abuse is a form of substance abuse. It involves breathing in or sniffing household products on purpose to “get…

  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)

    Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is the name of a group of disorders that cause the intestines to become inflamed (red…

  • Blood Poisoning

    Blood poisoning has nothing to do with poison. It’s caused when bacteria enter your bloodstream. That can happen through burns,…

  • Concussions in Kids

    A concussion is what it’s called when the brain bounces around or twists inside the skull. Many typical accidents may…

  • Cervical Dysplasia

    Cervical dysplasia is when there are abnormal, or precancerous, cells in and around a woman’s cervix. This doesn’t mean you…

  • Changes in Your Body During Pregnancy: Second Trimester

    Your body continues to change in the second trimester of pregnancy. As your baby continues to grow, so does your…

  • Hammer Toe

    When a person has hammer toe, the end of their toe bends downward and the middle joint curls up. Over…

  • AIDS

    AIDS is a life-threatening condition caused by human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). The virus makes your body weak and unable to…

  • After 40: Women’s Nutrition and Metabolism Needs

    Nutritional needs (food and water) and metabolism (how fast your body converts food to energy) change for women as they…