Mental illness can cause different symptoms in men than in women. This can make some disorders harder to recognize. Men can express depression as anger or irritability. Learn how men can best cope with mental health issues.
Take the quiz to find out more about this underdiagnosed digestive disorder.
Get back to the basics. Skip the complicated task of scheduling "quality time." Make sure all family time is quality.
Melanoma is the rarest form of skin cancer. But researchers say the risk for it is growing.
True or false: The most serious effects of lead exposure in children are vomiting and weight loss? Learn the answer by taking the Lead Safety Quiz.
Experts are increasingly urging people to know their BMI, a figure that takes into account not just weight but also height to indicate body fat.
Most people get an occasional bout of heartburn—that burning feeling in the chest about a half-hour after eating. But if you get it often, you may have GERD.
When you have type 1 diabetes, your body can’t process blood sugar. Too much sugar in your blood can cause serious health problems. Watch and learn more about type 1 diabetes and how to stay healthy.
Detailed information on barium swallow, including the reasons and preparation for the procedure, how the procedure is performed, after care, and an anatomical illustration of the digestive system.
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