Many things can cause tonsillitis—from strep bacteria to Epstein-Barr. Effective treatment depends on the cause. Find out how to treat your sore throat.
Many children look forward to Halloween trick-or-treating. Make sure it's a safe one for your child and the children who visit your front door. Take this quiz on Halloween history and safety.
If a loved one needs ongoing medical care or can't do everyday self-care like bathing, dressing, or grocery shopping, long-term care may be needed. Experts estimate that about 10 million Americans need long-term care in any given year.
Artificial sweeteners are popular substitutes for sugar, but they may not be that good at helping you manage your weight.
Botulism is rare, but extremely dangerous. This quiz will help you learn how to make sure the food you eat is safe.
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.
Artificial hip joints have become quite common in recent years. Over time, however, some hip implants may loosen or otherwise need to be repaired. This video takes a look at hip revision surgery.
Detailed information on colonoscopy, including the reasons and preparation for the procedure, how the procedure is performed, after care, an anatomical illustration of the digestive system, and illustrations of colonoscopy and biopsy through colonoscopy.
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