We know we should eat more of what’s good for us and less of what’s not. But most Americans get too many calories and not enough nutrition in their daily diet. Here’s a simple three-step plan to help.
If you’re caring for aging parents, there’s a good chance one or both of them has a chronic condition. That can be stressful for everyone. Here are some ideas for helping your parents manage their conditions.
Water workouts are easier on joints because of water's buoyancy. By how much does water reduce the body's weight?
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.
Your heart rate, breathing or respiratory rate, blood pressure, and temperature are known as your vital signs. Measuring your vital signs helps your healthcare provider assess your basic bodily functions.
In valvuloplasty, a catheter is placed in a heart valve, and a large balloon at the tip of the catheter is inflated until the flaps of the valve are opened.