Fourth of July fireworks cannot only injure your eyes and hands; they might also take a toll on your lungs.
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You might think varicose veins only affect older women, but everyone can get them.
We all know fruit is good for us, but a new study says some types may lead to a higher risk of skin cancer.
Sunburns happen to people of all ages, but burns in childhood are of special concern.
Hundreds of people in the U.S. have a pacemaker implanted every year to treat certain heart conditions.
Three British teenagers have come up with a condom that they say can detect sexually transmitted infections.
Skinny jeans may be fashionable, but squatting in them for long periods of time may cause muscle and nerve damage.
Evidence keeps piling up how the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine may help prevent cervical cancer.
Researchers have uncovered that food can prevent an eye condition called macular degeneration.
The Food and Drug Administration is cracking down on artificial trans-fats calling them a threat to public health.
A potentially deadly virus could be headed to the United States.
If you want a strong toned body as you age, don’t skip the strength training.
Department of Health Issues Nicotine Health Advisory
Minnesota health officials are warning of the dangers of concentrated nicotine after a jump in nicotine poisonings of children.
Researchers determine whether adding hand sanitizer dispensers to classrooms drops the absentee rate for elementary school children.
Study: Toothbrushes May Contain Feces
The tooth brush – it is mankind’s tool for oral hygiene.
If you want to keep your love life going strong whether you’re in your 20s or 80s – listen up.
Researchers are hailing a potential breakthrough when it comes to treating cancer.
Melanoma rates have more than doubled since the early 1980s.
Nearly one-fifth of teens and younger adults have been tested recently for HIV – the virus that causes AIDS.
It’s that time of the year again to check yourself for ticks if you’ve been outdoors in hopes of preventing Lyme disease.
Studies have found six methods that can increase your chances of success in quitting smoking.
You might want to think twice before using apps like Tinder or Ok Cupid.
Being forgetful as our hair goes gray doesn’t mean we’re losing it.
Eye training or other vision therapies will not treat dyslexia in children.
About a half million Americans are affected by Parkinson’s disease.
Designed to Help Offset Extreme Fatigue
We’ve all heard claims about the healing properties of touch on the human body.
Studies have shown that applying the correct sunscreen can protect you from developing skin cancer and can even keep you looking younger.
If caught early, oral cancer has a very good survival rate.
Some of the dentist’s tools are making it into the delivery room as more and more women are choosing nitrous oxide to help them have their baby.
A picture that may be hard to look at includes a message that is going viral.
When you are not feeling well, you go see the doctor, but when you’re feeling fine, a trip to the doctor may be in order.
Diet and exercise are essential to slimming down, but something as simple as a grocery list could help jump start your weight loss journey.
Farmers across the country are seeding, sowing and tilling the land, which means more fresh and colorful produce at grocery stores and outdoor markets this summer.
Gel manicures are a popular way to get your nails done, but it could come with some dangerous side effects.
You exercise regularly, get enough zzzz’s and follow a healthy diet, but you still find yourself feeling ‘blah’ from time to time.
The wounds of war are often far worse for soldiers emotionally than physically.
Those living with diabetes are three times more likely to get gum disease than healthy people.
A new study suggests consuming, not avoiding peanuts may lead to fewer peanut allergies in kids.
Being out of breath while you exercise happens all the time. But for some, it’s more than just pushing yourself too hard.
New technology could lower false breast cancer positives by 20 to 40 percent.
Cataracts will affect all of us at some point. They are a natural part of aging, but they are treatable with surgery.
April marks organ donation month and the demand is on the rise with about 150 patients being added to the wait-list every day.
Gov. Dayton Declares State of Emergency in Minn.
Fears over a large bird flu outbreak are spreading as Minnesota declares a state of emergency Thursday.
We exercise and watch what we eat, but sometimes the weight just won’t budge.
If you suffer from rheumatoid arthritis, you know how painful the days can be.
Health officials are reacting with alarm to the latest news about just how many young people are lighting up e-cigarettes.
We’re used to images of near-apocalyptic pollution in Beijing. But the world’s worst air can be found some 2,400 miles to the west.
The brisk spring air floating through your bedroom window could be just what you need to get a good night’s rest.
Depression and anxiety affect millions of Americans many of whom don’t have access to therapy or don’t seek treatment.
Botox, fillers, and lasers. They all have one thing in common when it comes to treating your skin: they’re expensive.