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.
Answer this one: Which part of the body is affected the most by Reye syndrome? Learn about Reye syndrome by taking this quiz.
When you are trying to have a baby, fertile times are an important factor. Use this information about your cycles to help to predict your more fertile times and when you will ovulate.
This questionnaire can help you find out how likely you are to have depression.
The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) of the knee can be injured during sporting activities, particularly when an athlete pivots suddenly. The ACL is one of four knee ligaments that stabilize the knee. This video discusses how the knee works and what you should do if you sustain an ACL injury.
An ICD monitors the heart's electrical activity and responds with either anti-tachycardia pacing or shock therapy to prevent sudden cardiac arrest.
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