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With the new year under way, it's a good time to review your expenses and set a budget. Find ways to cut back if needed.
Hypothyroidism happens when the thyroid doesn't make enough thyroid hormone. The condition may be caused by birth defects, viruses, or autoimmune diseases. Hypothyroidism can also cause depression-like symptoms.
What can a woman do to help ensure that her developing baby is healthy? Find out by taking this quiz.
Living with diabetes can be a challenge. Here are 3 strategies to help you self-manage your condition.
Each year, more than a million Americans die of heart attacks and other forms of heart disease. Low-dose aspirin therapy is one weapon in the arsenal against heart disease that also includes healthy dieting, adequate exercise, and not smoking. Learn more about aspirin's role in combating heart disease by taking this quiz
Experts are increasingly urging people to know their BMI, a figure that takes into account not just weight but also height to indicate body fat.
Most people get an occasional bout of heartburn—that burning feeling in the chest about a half-hour after eating. But if you get it often, you may have GERD.
Your body needs cholesterol to make hormones and to keep your cells healthy. Cholesterol comes from two sources: your liver and your diet. However, if your diet exceeds the body’s need for cholesterol or saturated fats, your cholesterol level in your blood will increase. This video discusses treatments and lifestyle changes that may be prescribed by your doctor.
Rotating shift work is becoming more common, but new research says that it may increase the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. And the longer you work a rotating shift, the greater your risk.