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Unity Consortium's survey found that almost all parents of teens know it's important to address health topics like drugs, STDs, and sleep, but less than 80% say getting vaccinated is important.
School-based health classes can have a huge impact on students' lives by providing them with knowledge and skills that are essential to a healthy future.
It’s important to understand the difference between spring and summer allergies so you can recognize your triggers and begin treatment. Spring allergies are often triggered by tree pollen; summer allergies are often caused by grasses and weeds.
Eighteen percent of people would rather wash dishes and 14% would rather clean toilets than floss. Water flossing offers a more palatable alternative for flossing-haters.
Physicians are finding and treating thousands of pseudo-cancers that would not have otherwise been found and don't need to be treated.
Most Americans don't realize how delicate eyesight is and that regular checkups with an eye doctor can help them avoid losing vision or going completely blind.
A stroke occurs every 40 seconds in the U.S. Fortunately, it is preventable if you know how to manage your risk.
Falls in the elderly are common and can result in injuries and fear of falling. Tai Chi may be helpful in preventing them.
A new screening technology for breast cancer, 3-D mammograms, improves early cancer detection and reduces false positives. However, many insurers are denying coverage for this test even though it is only slightly more expensive than traditional mammography.