Winter can be the season for seeking refuge in a package of cookies or savoring a bowl of vegetable soup. It can be a time for hibernating or for taking a refreshing walk in your coziest jacket. The choice is yours.
Bumps and itchiness and redness, oh my! Discovering a rash on your skin can be alarming. Learn what it could be, and how to find relief.
The holidays are full of joy and excitement, especially for children. But they are also a busy time for emergency departments. Take steps to make sure your family is home for the holidays, not at the hospital.
Infections of the middle ear, called otitis media, seem to be a common badge of childhood. Seventy-five percent of children experience at least one episode of otitis media by their birthday. How much do you know about this illness?
This calculator is for children with asthma. If you know your child's height, you can find his or her predicted peak flow.
Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women (other than skin cancer). The American Cancer Society reports the breast cancer death rate is declining, probably because of earlier detection and improved treatment. This short assessment will help you determine if you have major risk factors for breast cancer.
A pacemaker is a small device that helps the heart beat normally. See how it’s put in the chest, and how it uses electrical signals to keep the heart on track.
Two types of lung scans are available: ventilation scans and perfusion scans. Both use a tiny amount of a radioactive substance.