Many people are reducing or eliminating gluten from their diets. Some have a serious immune disorder called celiac disease, but many more simply feel better gluten-free. Find out the facts behind this protein found in certain grains.
If someone in your life has a mental illness, it can be a challenge. Read on to learn how to help your loved one.
Are you due for a tetanus shot? How about a shingles vaccine? See how much you know about the vaccines you need as an adult.
Millions of Americans are affected by age-related macular degeneration, a disease that damages the eye's central vision. To learn more about macular degeneration, take this quiz.
There isn't much good that can be said about smoking. Now, on a positive note, do you know how much money you can save if you quit smoking today?
Too much stress can affect both your emotional and physical health. This assessment will help you identify your life "stressors."
Ligaments are strong bands of tissue that add strength and give stability to a joint. The medial and lateral collateral ligaments of the knee can be damaged when the knee is hit on the outer side, as can occur in football or hockey. This video looks at how these injuries are treated and what can be done to prevent them.
Detailed information on abdominal aortic aneurysm repair and endovascular aortic aneurysm repair, including the reasons and preparation for the procedures, risks of the procedures, how the procedures are performed, after care, an anatomical illustrations of the anatomy of the aorta, an infrarenal abdominal aortic aneurysm, types of aneurysms, and illustrations of abdominal aortic aneurysm open repair and endovascular repair
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