Your child's dip in the water could create a health risk you can't see — ingesting water into her airways or lungs. That could lead to aspiration pneumonia.
As men age, they benefit most from having a relationship with a trusted primary care physician with expertise in preventive care and men’s special health concerns.
On their morning run, many people breathe in the sweet smell of spring in the air and smile, but for those who suffer from seasonal allergies and asthma, blooming flowers and higher pollen counts can be anything but stress reducing.
Nirav H. Shah, MD, Medical Director of Stroke at the Swedish Neuroscience Institute, explains how strokes are caused, how they are treated and how to prevent them from happening.
A recent study published in the journal Pediatrics showed that people who were encouraged by their parents to diet during their teen years were actually more likely in adulthood to be overweight or obese, and have lower body satisfaction. They also tended to pass these messages on to their own children.
Encouraging movement ensures healthy development and refines motor skills. Doing these exercises together with keep parents and toddlers healthy and fit.
The average American consumes far more than the recommended daily amount of sodium, increasing the risk of heart disease and stroke.
Obesity is a big problem in the U.S. today. Diets don’t work. Changing long-term eating habits that match your lifestyle work best, and keeping it simple is the key.
Make your New Year’s resolution to ease up on your joints by taking up cycling.
Your heart is the most important muscle in your body. Still not convinced to keep it healthy?