While bad breath can be entertaining and comical, it is also important to discuss bad breath with your kids as well as teach them to be conscious of it.
The vast array of cardio machines is dizzying. But when it comes to getting results, boosting your fitness and shrinking your waistline, the best cardio machine is the one that burns the most calories.
"Natural," "Nontoxic" or even "Eco-Safe" on the label of your shampoo, deodorant or makeup, makes you think it'd be made with healthy, safety-tested ingredients, right? Well, not always.
The spiritual element in yoga is difficult to capture in large groups, but with researchers like the group in Seattle thinking about these problems, going forward we are likely to find answers.
Even though I have the label "terminally ill," I know my chances and my time is what I make it. Medical knowledge has been doubling every ten years and maybe, just maybe, I'll be here when my cure comes.
There's something delightful and dangerous about sliding a thin blade of cold steel across your face.
Would you take the risk of signing up for a marathon when you've never come close to running 26.2 miles before? Intimidating proposition for anyone, but imagine making this decision after losing much of your sight.
As you take your last swing of the season and bury your set of clubs deep within the garage, there are some things that you might consider during the winter months to improve your game.
I am living the "high life" in several aspects of my life. I am coming off two weeks of successful racing. I train to race. When you race well, and win, it feels good. You feel validated, you feel -- well, you feel high.
Poor economic conditions have been known to increase the risk of disease. But only recently have diseases of poverty, mostly associated with countries outside the U.S., been recognized as a problem here at home.
Complementary and alternative treatments all have the potential to significantly reduce stress levels, and some can relieve pain and certain side effects of cancer treatment such as nausea.
Why do most of our health check-ups still focus mainly on breast exams and pap smears, when we're a dozen times more likely to drop dead clutching our chests or hacking up a lung?
A recent study indicates that the herbal supplement valerian is an effective treatment for women with post-menopausal insomnia.
My final word to you is this: If you're one in eight women who will be diagnosed with breast cancer, don't despair and don't hesitate to start treatment.
Diabetes can wreak havoc on the foot, resulting in infection. While every patient with diabetes has a theoretical risk, it's the presence of more advanced diabetes that makes the foot susceptible to a catastrophic event.
Pancreatic cancer need not rob us of loved ones, need not to be a scourge on our children's generation. There is reason to be optimistic. There is also far to go.
Men should be empowered to make the best decision about PSA testing for them, and the answer isn't a dictum -- it's information and education.
Vegans are always ready to fight for their ideals. We are activists; we call on our government to do better by animals and us; we work for the world to be a better, cleaner, saner, more compassionate place.
When you are in pain, does it ever seem like nothing else matters except you and your pain? Well, you may not be alone in this feeling.
The argument that CFS is not related to the immune system may now be less stridently asserted. That would be real progress.