Osteoarthritis occurs as the protective cartilage in the joints wears down over time – it’s more common in people over 50 and people who are overweight.
According to a new study, if we did this, we could avoid 1.65 million deaths related to high blood pressure.
There is no doubt that the flu vaccine lowers the risk of hospital admissions and death for pregnant women.
We all know that many Americans go hungry every day and hunger can lead people to buy more inexpensive foods they know are not good for their health.
A recent study found that major advances over the past decade in the treatment and prevention of heart disease and stroke appear to be paying off.
Talking about the importance of patients quitting smoking may be one of the most important roles of the physician, yet most are mum on the subject.
The study of so-called time-in-front-of-the-monitor needs to be expanded from TV and video games to hand held devices and the wide array of tools that are out there.
By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – It is called unpolished rice but most of us know it as brown rice because of its brown color. This is how all rice would look [...]
A good rehab program can help people make dramatic improvements if started at the earliest and safest possible time.
We recently learned that most overweight kids think they are at a normal weight – and their parents underestimate their children’s weight as well.
Depression can be a major issue during the teenage years, but far too many teenagers fail to seek help from depression because they’re embarrassed.
Regular exercise is the gift that keeps on giving. And now, medical journals are reporting that exercise could reduce the risk of hospitalizations, especially among seniors.
In recent years, there has been a trend toward so-called ‘convenience’ C-sections done for non-medical reasons. These procedures are frowned upon and cause for concern.
People with untreated sleep apnea may be less alert behind the wheel – risking thousands of lives.
I think we are all in agreement that too much time spent playing video games is a bad thing for kids, but what about a few hours a week?