Clean, safe drinking water is important for good health. The EPA sets quality and safety standards for drinking water. Learn more about these standards and how you can be sure your water is safe.
Ferret out the facts on this condition that most commonly develops during the early teen years.
As the school years go by, the backpacks get heavier. Follow these tips to make sure your student packs safely.
Dark chocolate, fiber-rich foods, and coffee: All may help you live a healthier life when paired with a nutritious diet.
True or false: There's no way of predicting if or when someone will have a stroke.
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.
Recognizing the symptoms of stress in your life is one step toward managing it. This assessment will help you learn your particular stress symptoms.
Bursitis is an inflammation of a closed sac of fluid located near the joints called a bursa. When the bursa becomes inflamed, it causes joint pain and swelling. Learn about the causes and treatment of bursitis, as well as what you can do to help prevent its recurrence.
For the oximetry test, a clip-like probe is placed on one of your fingers or on an ear lobe to measure the amount of blood that's saturated with oxygen. Your health care provider uses this test to find out if you need supplemental oxygen.
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