Conditions

Not feeling well? Learn how to spot the signs of various health conditions, as well as the latest in prevention, treatment, and home remedies to jump start your recovery.

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Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines

Since so many types of cancers are now curable when found at early stages, having regular physical exams and screening...


A Pill to Prevent Breast Cancer?

Revolutionary drugs that block or stop estrogen are extending the lives of women with breast cancer.


The ABCs of Hand Washing

Roughly one-third of North Americans have forgotten one of the most basic lessons their mothers taught them: Wash your hands....


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The Defining Characteristics of Autism

There are no medical tests for autism.


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Fighting The Cold War

Follow these tips for beating the world's most common ailment.


Drop Sugar to Prevent Brain Decay

Could a serious soft drink habit or a cookie addiction be leading your brain down the path to slowdowns and...


What is Intelligence? From Smarts to Wisdom, How to Define Intelligence

A good working definition of intelligence is the ability to learn and to use what is learned to reach your...


25 Tricks for a Healthy Brain

The brain is a muscle that should always be exercised! Use these tips to keep your brain in top shape.

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The Transition from Natural to Processed

Manufacturers of processed foods pile on the salt to help create big, attractive flavours.


Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Symptoms and Treatment

Our hands were just not designed for the kind of repetitive work we do these days, especially the hours we...


How to Treat and Prevent Osteoarthritis

Most people will have some degree of osteoarthritis by the time they hit 70. What causes it? 


What is Parkinson’s Disease & Steps to Slow Progression

Perhaps no disease more clearly represents the terrible toll oxidation can take than Parkinson's disease.


How To Slow the Progression of Alzheimer’s Disease

Many people view aging like a game of Russian roulette-if you're unlucky enough to land on the chamber with the...


3 Types of Bladder Issues

Sometimes you've just got to go. And it seems that the older you get, the more often this happens -...


3 Steps to Treat Warts

The same family of viruses responsible for cervical cancer also causes warts. Luckily, warts are much less dangerous.


6 Steps to Treat a UTI

UTIs all come down to the same thing: an infection somewhere along the route that carries urine from the bladder...

How to Prevent Kidney Stones

Kidney stones are common, and 4 to 8 per cent of adults will suffer from kidney disease at some stage...


How to Get Rid of a Urinary Tract Infection

Modern science has proved what folk healers have long claimed: These bothersome and potentially serious infections, one of the most...


Kidney Stones Remedies

Like a little bullet that dams up your urinary tract, a kidney stone can stop you in your tracks and...


Home Remedies for Kidney Stones

Kidney stones can form anywhere along the urinary tract, generally for two reasons: because your urine becomes too saturated with...


Coping with Emotional Vulnerability

Life's already an emotional roller coaster without the added burden of diabetes, so you don't always need to hold your...

Type 2: A System Breakdown

Compared with type 1, type 2 is far more common, accounting for 90 to 95 percent of all cases of...


Essential Diabetes Testing Tools

This may sound odd, but there's never been a better time to have diabetes. One reason: There have never been...


Making Weight Loss Work

Knowing what your ideal diet should be is one thing. Putting it into practice-especially if you're trying to cut calories-is...


The Ins and Outs of Insulin Therapy

You can combine different types of insulin, just as you can mix other drugs to take advantage of their different...


Cutting Cardiovascular Risks

Cardiovascular disease and diabetes often appear together. It isn't entirely clear how the two diseases affect each other, but the...


Where to Get Support

You're in charge of managing your game plan from day to day (and hour to hour) because you're the one...