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Here's the scoop on ice cream headache, also known as brain freeze--that sharp pain in your head when you take a big mouthful of cold food or drink. Doctors explain why it happens and what you can do.
Creating New Year’s resolutions is easy. Sticking to them beyond the month of January, however, is another story.
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Complementary and alternative medicine treatments, such as yoga, massage and acupuncture, can help ease the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease.
When you’re living with Parkinson’s disease, you’ll want to make some common-sense adaptations to your home environment to enhance safety and comfort.
Physical therapy can help Parkinson’s disease patients stay mobile and retain physical abilities as the disease progresses.
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21 million American adults suffer from a depressive illness during any one-year period. Learn what you can do to handle depression around the holidays.
More than 29 million Americans have diabetes, which puts them at risk of serious complications. See screening guidelines and prevention tips.
Today, Alzheimer’s disease is the most common cause of dementia, affecting 5.2 million people in the United States. Discover if you could be at risk.
Stay on your game no matter your sport. Learn how to prevent common sports injuries, and what to do if you get hurt.
Explore this infographic to learn important ways you can support your child’s health from preschool to graduation day.
A brain tumor diagnosis is scary, but not all tumors are malignant. Read these facts about meningioma, the most common brain tumor.
Voice experts Lee Akst, M.D., and Kristine Pietsch, M.A., explain how we use vocal fry and its effect on your vocal health.
If you’re fighting cancer, healthy living can improve your quality of life during and after lung cancer treatment.
At the first sign of cold symptoms, you may look to stock up on any number of remedies. But what actually works? Read more to find out.
A severe headache may make you wonder if you have a brain tumor. Here is some reassurance from a Johns Hopkins neurosurgeon and brain tumor expert.
Are you one of 45 million American suffering from allergies? You may find relief through the latest therapy offered by allergy expert Sandra Lin.
You quit smoking years ago, but perhaps you can’t help wondering if your old habits might have left you with a higher risk of lung cancer.
To help parents determine fact from fiction when it comes to information about scoliosis, pediatric orthopaedic surgeon Paul Sponseller provides five facts about the condition that every parent should know.
Parents have a natural tendency to fear the worst when it comes to their children and often opt for a “better safe than sorry” course of action -- but how should you decide whether to go to urgent care or the emergency room?
Going to the hospital can be nerve-wracking, but knowing what to do before, during and after your hospital stay can give you peace of mind and help you stay safe while getting the best care.
There are several easy ways to tell when a child’s anxiety is cause for concern, say psychology experts from the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center.
Tummy troubles are a common cause for a visit to the doctor’s office, but when you complain of stomach pain, do the causes actually originate in your stomach?
Your liver is often an unsung hero, fulfilling over 500 jobs without complaint -- follow these five tips to avoid liver disease and keep yours running at maximum efficiency.
Ever curious what bowel changes could signal about your health? Poop may be a gross topic that no one likes to talk about, but taking a quick peek before you flush may give you clues about your health.
Close to a million Americans are living with Parkinson's disease -- if you're one of them, there's a lot you can do to improve your quality of life.
If you have MS or care about someone who does, here are some tips that can make life easier for patients and caregivers alike.
If your plan to lose weight is to adopt a low glycemic diet to achieve your goal, you may want to think twice.