Preventing and treating illness

How can chronic stress affect your heart?

A recent study has found a link between chronic stress and heart problems. This highlights the importance of effectively managing stress to maintain good heart health.

How can chronic stress affect your heart?

A recent study has found a link between chronic stress and heart problems. This highlights the importance of effectively managing stress to maintain good heart health.

  • January 30, 2014

    How to reduce your risk for gingivitis and gum disease

    Gingivitis and even periodontal disease can be stopped before you lose a tooth, with proper dental hygiene and a little help from your dentist.

  • January 17, 2014

    Could you save a life?

    I am lucky to be alive. Chalk it up to the stars aligning, someone watching over me, pure chance – and the fact that someone close to me knows CPR.

  • December 05, 2013

    Can you stop hair loss?

    Losing your hair can be a challenge at any time in your life. But new tactics for treating the condition can restore your hair — and your confidence.

  • September 26, 2013

    Preventing sports injuries

    To help prevent sports injuries, keep your ambition in check, take it slow at the beginning and allow enough recovery time between workouts.

  • July 09, 2013

    Is laser eye surgery right for you?

    Laser eye surgery has come a long way. Get an update on the latest techniques to help you make an informed decision.

  • March 05, 2013

    Men get osteoporosis, too

    20% of men will break a bone due to osteoporosis in their lifetime. Yet 95% of them don’t know they have osteoporosis.

  • February 21, 2013

    Warding off teen drug abuse

    Substance abuse can derail an adolescent’s life. Here’s what to watch for and how to help prevent or address a drug problem.