October is National Down Syndrome Awareness Month. This genetic condition occurs in one in every 691 live births in the U.S. and is more common in children born to older mothers.
Many people with diabetes don't realize the condition can affect vision. Early detection is important - damage that can lead to blindness often goes unnoticed in its early stages.
The CDC now recommends testing for baby boomers because they are 5 times more likely to be infected with hepatitis C.
The best way to find breast cancer early and increase the odds of treating the disease successfully is to follow screening recommendations. Learn more.
Many of us don't get much time with our doctors—the average visit is 20 minutes or less. Here are some tips to get the care you need.
This diet is proven to lower blood pressure and reduce heart disease risk. Make the dash today!
Autumn's cooler weather means it's a great time to start exercising.
According to the CDC, everyone over the age of 6 months should get a flu vaccine every year.
Jeri Nieves, Ph.D.
Expert tips from Dr. Nieves, a health care professional affiliated with the National Osteoporosis Foundation and associate professor at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health in NYC.