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.
Stress is a fact of life for most of us. Too much stress can have harmful effects on the body, mind, and emotions. Learn more about stress and its effects by taking this quiz.
It is important to know your estimated due date in order to help plan for the baby's birth.
Sometimes, people who abuse drugs aren't aware they have a problem. This assessment is for people who regularly use drugs and wonder if they have issues with
abuse or addiction.
Breastfeeding is the best way to help your baby get a healthy start. But sometime it’s not easy. Learn about some of the common problems women have with breastfeeding and how you can overcome them.
A myelogram is used to evaluate abnormalities of the spinal canal, including the spinal cord, nerve roots, and other tissues.
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