You try to take good care of yourself. But some habits that you think are healthy may actually be harmful. Here’s how to avoid five common mistakes.
There has been a sharp rise in colorectal cancer cases among adults younger than age 55. In response, the American Cancer Society now recommends most people begin colorectal cancer screening at age 45.
“Gut feelings” are the real deal. Your digestive organs, or “gut,” can react to emotions such as anxiety, sadness, and anger. And your brain can react to signals from your gut as well.
Your doctor can't give you the best care if you don't say what's really going on. This true-false quiz will help you prepare for your next visit.
Your target heart rate is the range at which sustained physical activity - running, cycling, swimming laps, or any other aerobic exercise - is considered safe and effective.
Endometriosis is a common condition among women. It affects about 1 in 10 women of childbearing age. Find out if you're at risk for it.
Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is more commonly known as acid indigestion or heartburn. It is a burning feeling behind the breastbone. This video takes a look at the possible causes of GERD, typical symptoms, and when treatment is warranted.
LEEP allows your doctor to clearly see and treat abnormal tissue deep inside your cervix.