If you had chickenpox as a kid, you are at risk for shingles. The virus that causes chickenpox lies dormant in the nerves near your spine and can erupt as a rash and pain later in life.
Take this quiz and find out what you know about the causes and treatment of constipation.
A single fainting episode in a young, healthy person may not be cause for alarm, but it could be a sign of a more serious problem.
Over the last two decades, the number of adults in the U.S. with irritable bowel disease has nearly doubled.
The vast majority of rabies cases reported to the CDC each year occur in wild animals like raccoons, skunks, bats, and foxes.
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.
Coronary artery disease (CAD) is the most common type of heart disease. It is the leading cause of death in the United States in both men and women. Determine your risk for developing CAD using this assessment tool.
Angioedema is a skin condition very similar to hives. In hives, raised, red, itchy, irregular bumps appear on the skin. In angioedema, the same thing happens beneath the skin. Instead of being itchy, angioedema is tender or painful. This video offers more details about this condition and how it develops.
During a hysterectomy, the surgeon removes part or all of the uterus.
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