If your healthcare provider says that your high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol level is too low, take heart. There are steps you can take to improve this “good” cholesterol—and boost your cardiovascular health. Here’s some information you can use to begin discussing a plan with your provider.
Some research suggests that by engaging in certain physical and mental activities, you may be able to lower your risk for cognitive decline.
Snoring sometimes serves as the punchline of jokes. But snores often signify a serious disorder: obstructive sleep apnea.
Bonding with pets does much more than make us happy—it can also have positive effects on our physical and mental well-beings.
Germs: We find them everywhere— or they find us. It seems we can't avoid them. We spend a lot of time worrying about picking them up, sharing them, and losing them. But what do we really know about germs? Take this quiz to find out.
Chronic pancreatitis is a persistent inflammation of the pancreas, the gland that secretes digestive enzymes and the hormones insulin and glucagon. Alcohol abuse is the most common cause of this condition. This video discusses how this condition develops and what treatment your doctor may recommend.
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