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.
Leukemia is a cancer of the bone marrow and blood. It is characterized by the uncontrolled production of blood cells.
The more active you are, the more calories you burn. Running or jogging, for instance, burns more calories than bowling.
Most adults who drink alcohol are moderate drinkers and are at low risk
for alcohol dependence. If you're concerned about drinking use this tool to find out if you have a problem.
Pelvic inflammatory disease is a bacterial infection of the pelvic organs. It may affect only the fallopian tubes, or it may include all the pelvic organs, the uterus, ovaries, and fallopian tubes. This video explains how this common disease occurs and what steps you can take to prevent it.
A bone biopsy is a procedure in which bone samples are removed with a special biopsy needle or during surgery to determine if cancer or other abnormal cells are present.
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