Being outdoors when you’re young seems to offer some protection against myopia. Could it be the sun’s ultraviolet B rays?
Missing out on just an hour or two of sleep at night may make a car crash almost twice as likely the next day. Missing even more sleep is on par with driving drunk.
People who are optimistic may have a lower risk for death from stroke, respiratory disease, infection, and cancer.
You have your kneepads and your helmet. Or your faceguard and your gloves. Before you walk onto the playing field, don’t forget to protect your eyes.
This calculator is for children with asthma. If you know your child's height, you can find his or her predicted peak flow.
Osteoporosis is a disease that slowly weakens bones until they break easily. People who have a broken bone related to osteoporosis often experience a downward turn in their overall health.
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.
Plastic surgery is becoming more popular, with the most common procedure now breast augmentation, or enlargement. Contrary to what you may think, women with breast implants aren't immune to breast cancer.
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