See how diabetes, heart disease, osteoporosis, and more health problems are related to gum disease and oral health.
Are you considering weight loss (bariatic) surgery? WebMD helps you know what makes you a good candidate and the pros and cons of the different operations.
What is Salmonella? What are the best treatments for Salmonella, and what are its symptoms? From food poisoning to typhoid fever, learn about this common pathogen. Discover how to prepare food without Salmonella risk, and what to do if you get a Salmon…
Find medical relief for menstrual cramps and menstrual pain symptoms. Learn how women’s daily habits can relieve the discomfort of period cramps, including bloating, chronic inflammation, and diarrhea. Fight dysmenorrhea with anti-inflammatory drug pai…
If coconut oil isn’t the miracle food it has been touted to be, then what is the best oil to use?
A heatwave is on its way and there’s more to it than ice lollies, paddling pools and parasols.
Perimenopause occurs before menopause as estrogen levels begin to change. This can cause menopause like symptoms such as hot flashes, night sweats, heavy bleeding, weight gain, vaginal dryness, and changes to libido. Pregnancy is still possibly during …
Anemia is a disease marked by low numbers of red blood cells. Low iron or underlying disease, like cancer, may be to blame. Treatment can resolve anemia.
Summer is the perfect time to get outside and into nature—but watch out for tiny hitchhikers. Unfortunately, as we go out to enjoy the summer sun, so do ticks.
A campfire needs to have its space to keep those enjoying it from getting hurt.
Kids are running through sprinklers, teens are hanging out in front of the slushy shack, and the smell of barbeques is in the air. Summer is here, and Fourth of July celebrations complete with fireworks are on the way.
What is a health screening? Why is it important to know your blood pressure? How long will your health screening take? Learn about wellness screenings for women for breast cancer, HIV, diabetes, osteoporosis, skin cancer, and more.
Some women refer to their periods as “the curse.” Now, a small group of raw vegan bloggers and YouTube stars are taking that sentiment quite literally, claiming that periods are a sign of toxicity in the body and can (and should) be stopped by changing eating habits.
The challenge involves closely spraying aerosol deodorant on bare skin for as long as the person can stand it. It hurts in the moment, and can have lasting impacts as well.
A new study shows your efforts to read to even your very young baby are not in vain: Being read to as an infant is associated with better literacy later in childhood.
Postpartum depression is a treatable medical illness which affects women after giving birth. Learn about the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment for postpartum depression and anxiety.
John A. Moran Eye Center ophthalmologist, Amy Lin, MD, doesn’t think whitening drops are such a great thing, at least not all the time.
The FDA just issued a warning about the possibly dangerous side effects of codeine and tramadol, two opioid ingredients found in some pain and cough medicines.
An NIH study found that couples in which both partners are considered obese may experience more difficulty conceiving than those in which only one is considered obese.