This is Save Your Vision Month. A cataract is a clouding of the lens in your eye, something that can happen as you get older. Learn what to expect if you develop a cataract, and what treatments are available for this common condition.
Follow these tips for using and cleaning your contact lenses.
Do you know what medicines you take? Do you know what side effects to watch for? Do you read the patient information that comes with your prescriptions? Learn how to stay on top of your medicines and be a savvy consumer.
You hear a lot about fiber and why you need it. But what is it? Learn more about this important part of your diet by taking this quiz.
BMI, or body mass index, uses weight and height to calculate weight status for adults. BMI for children and teens also takes into account gender and age because healthy body fatness differs between boys and girls and changes as they grow. This BMI calculator will help you determine if your child is at a healthy weight.
This assessment is valid for women between the ages of 21 and 69 who have had sexual intercourse at least once and who have not had a hysterectomy with removal of the cervix.
Febrile seizures, or seizures that occur during a fever, are one of the most common neurologic disorders of childhood. They typically appear between 6 months and 3 years of age. This video looks at the possible causes, typical symptoms, and what you should do as a parent.
Detailed information on kidney biopsy, including the reasons and preparation for the procedure, how the procedure is performed, after care, and an anatomical illustration of the kidney.
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