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'Clinical depression': What does that mean?
'Degenerative changes' in the spine: Is this arthritis?
'Herbal viagra': Is it safe?
Abnormal sperm morphology: What does it mean?
Abortion: Does it affect subsequent pregnancies?
Acai berries: Do they have health benefits?
Acetyl-L-carnitine: Can it relieve MS fatigue?
Acid reflux and GERD: The same thing?
Acne scars: What's the best treatment?
Acrylic nails: Can they harm natural nails?
Acupuncture for back pain?
Acute bronchitis: Is it contagious?
Acute sinusitis: Do over-the-counter treatments help?
ADHD diet: Do food additives cause hyperactivity?
Adrenal fatigue: What causes it?
Adult acne: Can natural hormone treatments help?
Adult bed-wetting: A concern?
Aerobic exercise: What's the best frequency for workouts?
After a flood, are food and medicine safe to use?
Air pollution and exercise: Is outdoor exercise risky?
Air travel during pregnancy: Is it safe?
Air travel with infant: Is it safe?
Albuterol side effects: What's normal?
Alcohol: Does it affect blood pressure?
Alkaline water: Better than plain water?
Allergy medications and pregnancy: What's safe?
Alzheimer's disease: Can exercise prevent memory loss?
Alzheimer's nose spray: New Alzheimer's treatment?
Alzheimer's prevention: Does it exist?
Alzheimer's test: Detection at the earliest stages
Alzheimer's: Can a head injury increase my risk?
Alzheimer's: Can a Mediterranean diet lower my risk?
Ambien: Is dependence a concern?
Ankle swelling during pregnancy: What helps?
Ankle weights for fitness walkers: Good idea?
Antibiotics and alcohol: Should I avoid mixing them?
Antibiotics and pregnancy: What's safe?
Antidepressant withdrawal: Is there such a thing?
Antidepressants and alcohol: What is the concern?
Antidepressants and weight gain: What causes it?
Antidepressants: Can they stop working?
Antidepressants: Which cause the fewest sexual side effects?
Anxiety: A cause of high blood pressure?
Aortic calcification: An early sign of heart valve problems?
Apple cider vinegar for weight loss: Effective?
Arcus senilis: A sign of high cholesterol?
Are probiotics and prebiotics important for health?
Aromatherapy: Is it worthwhile?
Arthritis pain medications: Do they raise blood pressure?
Artificial sweeteners: Any effect on blood sugar?
Artificial tears: How to select eyedrops for dry eyes
Aspirin allergy: What are the symptoms?
Aspirin during pregnancy: Is it safe?
Asthma and acid reflux: Are they linked?
Asthma diet: Does what you eat make a difference?
Asthma triggers: Are hard flooring surfaces better than carpet?
Asthma: Why are symptoms worse during my period?
Atypical cells: Are they cancer?
Autism treatment: Can chelation therapy help?
Autism treatment: Can special diets help?
Avandia and Actos safety concerns: What should I do?
Avulsion fracture: How is it treated?
Axona: Medical food to treat Alzheimer's
Baby brain: Does it exist?
Baby Einstein DVDs: Good for infant development?
Baby fat: When is it cause for concern?
Baby poop: What's normal?
Baby sign language: A good idea?
Baby sling: Is it safe?
Baby sunscreen: What's recommended?
Baby teeth: When do children start losing them?
Baby walkers: Are they safe?
Baby's sex: Can parents choose?
Back labor: Childbirth myth or reality?
Back pain relief: Ergonomic chair or fitness ball?
Bacterial vs. viral infections: How do they differ?
Bad breath: Could a tongue scraper help?
Barefoot running shoes: Better than traditional running shoes?
Barrel chest: What causes it?
Benefits of being bilingual: Delay Alzheimer's?
Beta blockers: Do they cause weight gain?
Beta blockers: How do they affect exercise?
Bezoars: What foods can cause this digestive problem?
Bioidentical hormones: Are they safer?
Bipolar disorder and alcoholism: Are they related?
Bipolar disorder in children: Is it possible?
Bipolar medications and weight gain
Bipolar treatment: Are bipolar I and bipolar II treated differently?
Birth control pills for acne?
Birth control pills: Harmful in early pregnancy?
Birth control pills: OK to take indefinitely?
Birth control: Can pre-ejaculation fluid cause pregnancy?
Bitter orange weight-loss supplements: Do they work?
Bladder infection in men
Bladder outlet obstruction: Causes in men?
Bleeding after hysterectomy: What's normal?
Bleeding after menopause: Is it normal?
Blighted ovum: What causes it?
Blood clots during menstruation: A concern?
Blood glucose monitors: What factors affect accuracy?
Blood poisoning: When to see a doctor
Blood pressure cuff: Does size matter?
Blood pressure medication: Still necessary if I lose weight?
Blood pressure medications: Can they raise my triglycerides?
Blood pressure readings: Why higher at home?
Blood pressure: Can it be higher in one arm?
Blood pressure: Does it have a daily pattern?
Blood pressure: Is it affected by cold weather?
Blood thinners: Can I still get blood clots?
Body fat analyzers: How accurate are they?
Body fat: What happens to lost fat?
Botox injections: Can they relieve arthritis pain?
Botox party: Is it safe?
Breakfast: How does it help weight control?
Breast cancer radiation: Can it cause dry skin?
Breast cysts: What role does caffeine play?
Breast implants and cancer: Any connection?
Breast implants: Do they interfere with mammograms?
Breast-feeding and alcohol: Is it OK to drink?
Breast-feeding strike: Why do babies refuse to nurse?
Breast-feeding while pregnant: Is it safe?
Brominated vegetable oil: Why is BVO in my drink?
Bronchiolitis obliterans with organizing pneumonia (BOOP)
Bump on the head: When is it a serious head injury?
Butter vs. margarine: Which is better for my heart?
Byetta, Victoza, Bydureon: Diabetes drugs and weight loss
CA 125 test: A screening test for ovarian cancer?
Cabbage soup diet: Can it help with weight loss?
Caffeine and depression: Is there a link?
Caffeine: Can it help me lose weight?
Caffeine: Does it affect blood sugar?
Caffeine: How does it affect blood pressure?
Caffeine: Is it dehydrating or not?
Calcium supplements: A risk factor for heart attack?
Calcium supplements: Do men need them too?
Calcium supplements: Do they interfere with blood pressure drugs?
Calcium supplements: When should they be taken?
Calories in sushi: What are the low-cal options?
Can I use yoga for weight loss?
Can vitamins help prevent a heart attack?
Can whole-grain foods lower blood pressure?
Can you recommend a diet after gallbladder removal?
Can you use honey for allergies?
Candida cleanse diet: What does it treat?
Canned pumpkin: Better than fresh?
Canola oil: Does it contain toxins?
Car sickness in children: Can I prevent it?
Cardiac asthma: What causes it?
Carpal tunnel exercises: Can they relieve symptoms?
Cataract surgery: Does the artificial lens deteriorate over time?
Celiac disease diet: How do I get enough grains?
Celiac disease: Can gluten be absorbed through the skin?
Cellphones and cancer: What's the risk?
Cellulitis infection: Is it contagious?
Cellulitis: How to prevent recurrent episodes
Cervical cysts: Can they be cancerous?
Cervical dysplasia: Is it cancer?
Cervical length: Why does it matter during pregnancy?
Chapped lips: What's the best remedy?
Chemotherapy and sex: Is sexual activity OK during treatment?
Chemotherapy side effects: A cause of heart disease?
Chickenpox and pregnancy: What are the concerns?
Child growth: Can you predict adult height?
Chocolate: Does it impair calcium absorption?
Cholesterol level: Can it be too low?
Cholesterol ratio: Is it important?
Cholesterol test kits: Are they accurate?
Choosing sunglasses: Is UV protection important?
Chronic bladder infection: Is there a cure?
Chronic diarrhea: A concern after gallbladder removal?
Chronic fatigue: Can a natural remedy boost my energy?
Chronic stress: Can it cause depression?
Cigar smoking: Safer than cigarette smoking?
Cochlear implants: Who are they for?
Coconut oil and weight loss: Does it work?
Coconut oil: Can it cure hypothyroidism?
Coenzyme Q10: Can it prevent statin side effects?
Coffee and health: What does the research say?
Coffee calories: Sabotaging your weight-loss goal?
Cold or allergy: Which is it?
Cold symptoms: Does drinking milk increase phlegm?
Colloidal silver: Is it safe or effective?
Colon cancer screening: At what age can you stop?
Colon cleansing: Is it helpful or harmful?
Concussion in children: What are the effects?
Conflicting mammogram results: What can I do?
Coping with anxiety: Can diet make a difference?
Coping with pain after breast surgery
Cord blood banking: What are the options?
Coronary artery disease: Angioplasty or bypass surgery?
Coronary artery spasm: Cause for concern?
CortiSlim: Do cortisol blockers aid weight loss?
Coughing after quitting smoking: What's the deal?
Couvade syndrome: Is sympathetic pregnancy real?
Coxsackievirus in children: How serious is it?
Craving and chewing ice: A sign of anemia?
Crohn's disease symptom: Is fatigue common?
CT scans: Are they safe?
Cupping therapy: Can it relieve fibromyalgia pain?
Curcumin: Can it slow cancer growth?
Demyelinating disease: What causes it?
Dental braces: When to start
Dental fillings: Should metal fillings be replaced with composite?
Dental floss vs. water pick: Which is better?
Denture care: How do I clean dentures?
Depression and anxiety: Can I have both?
Detox diets: Do they work?
Detox foot pads: Do they really work?
Diabetes and depression: Coping with the two conditions
Diabetes diet: Should I avoid sweet fruits?
Diabetes foods: Is honey a good substitute for sugar?
Diabetes management: Does aspirin therapy prevent heart problems?
Diabetes treatment: Can cinnamon lower blood sugar?
Diabetes: Are electric blankets off-limits?
Diabetes: Does alcohol and tobacco use increase my risk?
Diabetes: How do I help protect my liver?
Diastasis recti: How does pregnancy affect stomach muscles?
Diet soda: Is it bad for you?
Dieting? Beware of liquid calories
Digestion: How long does it take?
Discolored baby teeth: A cause for concern?
Discolored semen: What does it mean?
Disk replacement: An effective treatment for low back pain?
Diuretics and gout: What's the connection?
Diuretics: A cause of low potassium?
Diverticulitis diet: Can certain foods trigger an attack?
Diverticulitis diet: Should I avoid nuts and seeds?
Do infrared saunas have any health benefits?
Do the benefits of vitamin C include improved mood?
Do toning shoes really work?
Do weight-loss products such as Sensa work?
Does prickly pear cactus have health benefits?
Does sunscreen expire?
Doppler ultrasound: What is it used for?
Doula: Do you need a doula?
Dry mouth treatment: Tips for controlling dry mouth
E. coli: How can I tell if food is contaminated?
Ear candling: Is it safe?
Ear stapling for weight loss: Does it work?
Early HIV symptoms: What are they?
Early miscarriage: Is stress a factor?
Echinacea: Is it effective for the common cold?
Eczema bleach bath: Can it improve my symptoms?
Eggs: Are they good or bad for my cholesterol?
Ejection fraction: What does it measure?
Elder care for Alzheimer's: Choosing a provider
Electric toothbrush: Better than a manual toothbrush?
Electronic cigarettes: A safe way to light up?
Elliptical machines: Better than treadmills?
Emphysema: Does cold weather make it worse?
Endometriosis: Risk factor for ovarian cancer?
Energy drinks: Do they really boost energy?
Epidural steroid injections: Why limited dosing?
Exercise and illness: Work out with a cold?
Exercise during pregnancy: Is heart rate a concern?
Exercise: How much do I need every day?
Eye dilation: Necessary with every eye exam?
Eye exam: Is a laser retina scan worthwhile?
Eye vitamins: Can they prevent or treat glaucoma?
Fainting during urination (micturition syncope): What causes it?
Fallopian tubes: Is pregnancy possible with only one?
Fast weight loss: What's wrong with it?
Fasting diet: Can it improve my heart health?
Fat grams: How to track your dietary fat
Fear of public speaking: How can I overcome it?
Female orgasm: No climax during intercourse?
Fertility herbs: Do they enhance fertility?
Fiber supplements: Safe to take every day?
Fibrocystic breast changes: Linked to breast cancer?
Fibromyalgia treatment: Is Neurontin effective?
Fibromyalgia: Can acupuncture relieve symptoms?
Fish oil supplements: Can they treat depression?
Fitness ball exercises: Good for my abs?
Flat Belly Diet: Can it help you lose weight?
Flat stomach: Can girdles tighten abdominal muscles?
Flaxseed: Does it affect risk of prostate cancer?
Flu and pregnancy: Is antiviral medication safe?
Flu germs: How long can they live outside the body?
Flu mask: Should I wear one?
Flu shot in pregnancy: Is it safe?
Flu shot: Will it prevent the stomach flu?
Flu shots for kids: Does my child need a flu shot?
Flu symptoms: Should I see my doctor?
Flu vaccine: Safe for people with egg allergy?
Fluzone High-Dose: What distinguishes it from other flu vaccines?
Foamy urine: What does it mean?
Folic acid supplements: Can they slow cognitive decline?
Food allergy vs. food intolerance: What's the difference?
Food allergy: Can it develop later in life?
Food poisoning: How long can you safely keep leftovers?
Foods for healthy skin: Top picks
Foods that help you sleep
Foot swelling during air travel: A concern?
Fosamax and other bisphosphonates: Unusual risks?
Free blood pressure machines: Are they accurate?
Frequent sex: Does it protect against prostate cancer?
Fructose intolerance: Which foods should I avoid?
Fruit juice: Good or bad for kids?
Fundal height: An accurate sign of fetal growth?
Gallbladder cleanse: A 'natural' remedy for gallstones?
Gallbladder polyps: Can they be cancerous?
Gastric bypass surgery: What happens if I regain the weight?
Gene expression profiling for breast cancer: What is it?
Genital herpes: Can you get it from a toilet seat?
GERD: Can certain medications increase severity?
Ginger for nausea: Does it work?
Ginkgo biloba: Can it prevent memory loss?
Glucosamine: Can it worsen gout symptoms?
Glucosamine: Does it affect blood sugar?
Glucosamine: Does it protect cartilage in osteoarthritis?
Glycemic index diet: A helpful tool for diabetes?
Granuloma: What does it mean?
Grape juice: Same heart benefits as wine?
Grapefruit juice: Beware of dangerous medication interactions
Grass-fed beef: What are the heart-health benefits?
Graves' dermopathy: How is it treated?
Grieving process: Is crying required?
Ground flaxseed: Better than whole?
Hair dye and pregnancy: A concern?
Hand swelling during exercise: A concern?
Hangover prevention: Do lighter colored drinks help?
HCG diet: Is it safe and effective?
Head lice prevention: What works, what doesn't?
Headaches during pregnancy: What's the best treatment?
Healthy chocolate: Dream or reality?
Healthy heart for life: Avoiding heart disease
Heart attack prevention: Should I avoid secondhand smoke?
Heart cancer: Is there such a thing?
Heart disease prevention: Does oral health matter?
Heart rate: What's normal?
Heavy periods: Can folic acid help?
Heel spurs: Do they always cause pain?
Hemorrhoids during pregnancy: What's the best treatment?
Hepatitis C: How common is sexual transmission?
Hepatitis C: What happens in end-stage liver disease?
HER2-positive breast cancer: What is it?
Herbal treatment for anxiety: Is it effective?
Hernia exam: Why do I have to cough?
Hernia truss: Can it help an inguinal hernia?
Herniated disk vs. bulging disk: What's the difference?
High blood pressure and cold remedies: Which are safe?
High cholesterol in children: How is it treated?
High cholesterol treatment: Does cinnamon lower cholesterol?
High-dose vitamin C: Can it kill cancer cells?
High-frequency hearing loss: Can hearing aids help?
High-fructose corn syrup: Any health concerns?
High-protein diets: Are they safe?
Hip resurfacing: An alternative to conventional hip replacement?
Hodgkin's vs. non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
Honey: An effective cough remedy?
Hoodia: Does this dietary supplement help weight loss?
Hookah smoking: Is it safer than cigarettes?
Hormone replacement therapy: Cause of vaginal bleeding?
How is brown fat different from other fat?
How many hours of sleep are enough?
HPV infection: A cause of cancer in men?
HPV infection: How does it cause cervical cancer?
Huperzine A: Can it treat Alzheimer's?
Hydrated skin: Does drinking water help?
Hygiene hypothesis: Early germ exposure prevents asthma?
Hyperbaric oxygen therapy: Can it reduce stroke damage?
Hyperextended knee: Cause of serious injury?
Hyperinflated lungs: What does it mean?
Hyperinsulinemia: Is it diabetes?
Hypertensive crisis: What are the symptoms?
Hypnobirthing: How does it work?
Hypothyroidism and infertility: Any connection?
Hypothyroidism diet: Can certain foods increase thyroid function?
Hypothyroidism symptoms: Can hypothyroidism cause eye problems?
Hypothyroidism: Can calcium supplements interfere with treatment?
Hypothyroidism: Can it cause peripheral neuropathy?
Hypothyroidism: Does it cause joint pain?
Hypothyroidism: Should I take iodine supplements?
Immunization: Are you immune to a disease?
Implantation bleeding: Normal in early pregnancy?
Induced lactation: Can I breast-feed my adopted baby?
Infant botulism: Can it be prevented?
Infant constipation: How is it treated?
Infant formula: Is tap or bottled water better?
Infant growth: What's normal?
Infant swimming: Do indoor pools increase asthma risk?
Insomnia: How do I stay asleep?
Inversion therapy: Can it relieve back pain?
Is a home sperm test useful?
Is fibromyalgia hereditary?
Is it safe to store food in takeout containers?
Isolated systolic hypertension: A health concern?
Isometric exercises: Good for strength training?
Joint hypermobility: What causes 'loose joints'?
Juicing: What are the health benefits?
Junk food blues: Are depression and diet related?
Karo syrup for constipation: OK for babies?
Kidney dialysis: When is it time to stop?
Kidney donation: Are there long-term risks?
Kids and exercise: How much activity do they need?
Kombucha tea: Does it have health benefits?
L-arginine: Does it lower blood pressure?
LABAs for asthma — Should I stop taking them?
Lack of sleep: Can it make you sick?
Lactation suppression: Can medication help?
Laryngospasm: What causes it?
Late-day exercise: Can it cause insomnia?
Late-night eating: OK if you have diabetes?
Latent autoimmune diabetes in adults (LADA): What is it?
Latisse: The answer for longer, thicker eyelashes?
Leg cramps during pregnancy: Preventable?
Leg pain after prolonged standing or sitting: A concern?
Lentils: How do I cook with them?
Lexapro side effects: Is breast tenderness common?
Liposuction alternatives: Do fat-reduction devices work?
Lipovarin: An effective weight-loss supplement?
Livedo reticularis: When is it a concern?
Liver cysts: A cause of abdominal pain?
Loss of sex drive in men: Natural with aging?
Loss of taste and smell: Natural with aging?
Low amniotic fluid: How is it treated?
Low blood sodium in older adults: A concern?
Low milk supply: What causes it?
Low-phosphorus diet: Best for kidney disease?
Lower back tattoo: OK to have an epidural?
Lung nodules: Can they be cancerous?
Lupus: Can it cause hair loss?
Lupus: Can it cause hives?
Lupus: How does it affect the kidneys?
Macrocytosis: What causes it?
Magic mouthwash: Effective for chemotherapy mouth sores?
Male masturbation: Does frequency affect male fertility?
Male yeast infection: Can I get it from my girlfriend?
Mammogram guidelines: What are they?
Mammogram: Can it find cancer in dense breasts?
Managing diabetes: Looking beyond carbs
Mangosteen juice: Can it relieve arthritis pain?
MAOIs and diet: Is it necessary to restrict tyramine?
Marijuana and depression: What's the link?
Melatonin side effects: What are the risks?
Menopause and high blood pressure: What's the connection?
Menstrual cup: Good alternative to tampons?
Metabolism and weight
Migraine medications and antidepressants: A risky mix?
Migraine treatment: Can antidepressants help?
Migraines and gastrointestinal problems: Is there a link?
Migraines: Are they triggered by weather changes?
Mild depression: Are antidepressants effective?
Milnacipran (Savella) for fibromyalgia: What makes it different?
Ministroke vs. regular stroke: What's the difference?
Mitral valve prolapse: Can it thicken the aorta?
Moldy cheese: Is it OK to eat?
Mononucleosis and Epstein-Barr: What's the connection?
Mononucleosis: Can it recur?
Monosodium glutamate (MSG): Is it harmful?
MRI: Is gadolinium safe for people with kidney problems?
MSM for arthritis pain: Is it safe?
Mucus in stool: Is it a concern?
MUFAs: Why should my diet include these fats?
Multigrain vs. whole grain: Which is healthier?
Multiple sclerosis: Can it cause seizures?
Multivitamins: Do young children need them?
Music and Alzheimer's: Can it help?
Myofascial release therapy: Can it relieve back pain?
Nail biting: Does it cause long-term damage?
Nail ridges: Cause for concern?
Narrow stools: Should I be concerned?
Nasal spray addiction: Is it real?
Natural acne treatment: What's most effective?
Natural aphrodisiacs: Do they work?
Natural breast enhancement: Does it work?
Natural remedies for depression: Are they effective?
Nausea during pregnancy: A good thing?
Negative-calorie foods: Diet gimmick or weight-loss aid?
Nervous breakdown: What does it mean?
Nervous stomach: Is there such a thing?
Neti pot solution: Can I make my own?
Neti pot: Can it clear your nose?
Neurontin side effects: How do I manage them?
Newborn sleep: Should I wake my baby for feedings?
Niacin overdose: What are the symptoms?
Nighttime headaches: How can I get relief?
Nocturnal panic attacks: What causes them?
Normal stress or adjustment disorder?
Normal weight obesity: A hidden health risk?
Occipital nerve stimulation: Effective migraine treatment?
Ocular migraine: When to seek help
Oil of oregano: Can it treat sinusitis?
Olive oil: What are the health benefits?
Omega-6 fatty acids: Can they cause heart disease?
Oophorectomy (ovary removal): A risk factor for dementia?
Opioids: Safe for older people?
Oral cancer screening: What tests are recommended?
OraVerse: Reversing dental numbness
Organic baby food: Better for baby?
Osteopathic medicine: What kind of doctor is a D.O.?
Osteoporosis and long-term prednisone: What is the risk?
Osteoporosis medications: Must bisphosphonates be taken indefinitely?
Ovarian cancer vaccine: Can it prevent recurrence?
Ovarian cancer: Still possible after hysterectomy?
Ovarian cysts and fertility: Is there a connection?
Ovulation signs: When is conception most likely?
Ozone air purifiers: Can they improve asthma symptoms?
Pain and depression: Is there a link?
Palindromic rheumatism: Does it cause joint pain?
Palliative care: Who is it for?
Pancreatic cancer treatment: Why is it so challenging?
Pap smear: Can it detect ovarian cancer?
Pap smear: Do I need one if I'm a virgin?
Pap smear: Still needed after hysterectomy?
Parkinsonism: Causes and coping strategies
Passive-aggressive behavior: What are the red flags?
Paternal age: How does it affect a baby?
Penis fracture: Is it possible?
Percent Daily Value: What does it mean?
Pet allergy: Are there hypoallergenic dog breeds?
Petroleum jelly: Safe for a dry nose?
Phantosmia: What causes olfactory hallucinations?
Phentermine for weight loss: Can it help?
Phenylalanine in diet soda: Is it harmful?
Phosphatidylserine supplements: Can they improve memory?
Photodynamic therapy: An effective treatment for lung cancer?
Pink eye treatment: What if I wear contact lenses?
Pink eye: How long is it contagious?
Plugged ears: What is the remedy?
Poinsettia plants: Are they poisonous?
Polymyositis: Can a gluten-free diet reduce symptoms?
Polypill: Does it treat heart disease?
Pomegranate juice: A cure for prostate cancer?
Pomegranate juice: Can it lower cholesterol?
Post-traumatic stress: How can you help your loved one?
Prednisone withdrawal: Why taper down slowly?
Pregnancy acne: What's the best treatment?
Pregnancy after gastric bypass: Is it safe?
Pregnancy and hot tubs: What's the risk?
Pregnancy constipation: Are stool softeners safe?
Pregorexia: A legitimate problem during pregnancy?
Premenstrual dysphoric disorder: Different from PMS?
Prenatal vitamins: OK for women who aren't pregnant?
Presbyopia: A cause of blurred distance vision?
Prolotherapy: Solution to low back pain?
Prostate cancer brachytherapy: Can I pass radiation to others?
Prostate cancer metastasis: Where does prostate cancer spread?
Prostate cancer treatment: Does initial treatment preclude others later?
Prostate cancer: Does PSA level affect prognosis?
Prostatitis: Can sexual activity make it worse?
Protein shakes: Good for weight loss?
PSA levels: Can they rise after prostate removal?
Pseudoaneurysm: What causes it?
Pseudoclaudication: Is it related to claudication?
Psoriasis diet: Can changing your diet treat psoriasis?
Psoriasis treatment: Can fish oil supplements reduce symptoms?
Pulse pressure: An indicator of heart health?
Quit smoking, gain weight: Is it inevitable?
Rapidly progressing Alzheimer's: Something else?
Reactive airway disease: Is it asthma?
Reactive hypoglycemia: What can I do?
Recurrent prostate infection: What are the treatment options?
Recurring strep throat: When is tonsillectomy useful?
Renal diet for vegetarians: Which protein sources are best?
Repeat C-sections: Is there a limit?
Resperate: Can it help reduce blood pressure?
Rhabdomyolysis from statins: What's the risk?
Rheumatoid arthritis diet: Do certain foods reduce symptoms?
Rheumatoid arthritis: Can it affect the eyes?
Rheumatoid arthritis: Can it affect the lungs?
ROP treatment: What's the latest approach?
Rosacea treatment: Can light therapy reduce symptoms?
Runner's diarrhea: How can I prevent it?
Sagging breasts: Inevitable after breast-feeding?
Salt craving: A symptom of Addison's disease?
Scalp psoriasis vs. seborrheic dermatitis: What's the difference?
Sea salt vs. table salt: What's the difference?
Seasonale: Is breakthrough bleeding more common?
Secondary infertility: Why does it happen?
Self-care for the flu
Semen allergy: A cause of infertility?
Sensitive teeth: What treatments are available?
Sex after years of abstinence: OK to resume?
Sex during vaginal infection: Is it harmful?
Shaving hair: Does shaved hair grow back thicker?
Shift work: Improving daytime sleep
Shingles treatment: Does alcohol use affect therapy?
Shingles vaccine: Can I transmit the vaccine virus to others?
Shingles vaccine: Should I get it?
Silent heart attack: What are the risks?
Silicone breast implants: What happens if they rupture?
Sinus infection and toothache: Any connection?
Sitting risks: How harmful is too much sitting?
Sjogren's syndrome: Can it cause recurrent UTIs?
Sleep aids: Could antihistamines help me sleep?
Sleep and weight gain: What's the connection?
Sleep apnea and caffeine: Any connection?
Sleep deprivation: A cause of high blood pressure?
Slow metabolism: Is it to blame for weight gain?
Small cell, large cell cancer: What this means
Smoking: Does it cause wrinkles?
Sodium nitrate in meat: Heart disease risk factor?
Soy: Does it reduce cholesterol?
Soy: Does it worsen hypothyroidism?
Spastic colon: What does it mean?
Sperm: How long do they live after ejaculation?
Spider veins: How are they removed?
Split fingernails: Can they be prevented?
Splitting doses: A good strategy for colonoscopy preparation?
Starting solids: When is the right time?
Statins: Do they cause ALS?
Stevia: Can it help with weight control?
Stomach flu: How long am I contagious?
Stomach noise: What makes my stomach growl?
Stool color: When to worry
Stop multitasking and learn how to focus
Strength training sets: How many for best results?
Strep throat in infants: A common diagnosis?
Stress and hair loss: Are they related?
Stress and weight gain
Sulfa allergy: Which medications should I avoid?
Sun rash: Causes and prevention
Sunburn treatment: Do I need medical attention?
Sundowning: Late-day confusion
Superslow strength training: Does it work?
Swallowing gum: Is it harmful?
Tailbone pain: How can I relieve it?
Tanning beds: Safer than the sun?
Tanning: Does a 'base tan' prevent sunburn?
Tap water or bottled water: Which is better?
Tarlov cysts: A cause of low back pain?
Tattoo removal cream: Does it work?
Taurine in energy drinks: What is it?
Tendinitis pain: Should I apply ice or heat?
TENS therapy: An option for fibromyalgia treatment?
Terrible twos: Why are 2-year-olds so difficult?
Test anxiety: Can it be treated?
Testicular microlithiasis: Is it associated with testicular cancer?
Testosterone therapy in women: Does it boost sex drive?
Tetanus shots: Is it risky to receive 'extra' boosters?
Thanksgiving turkey: Can you cook it frozen?
The dawn phenomenon: What can you do?
The Special K diet: Helpful for weight loss?
Thin skin? Added protection helps
Thirdhand smoke: What are the dangers to nonsmokers?
Thyroid disease: Can it affect a person's mood?
Thyroid guard: Do I need one during a mammogram?
Thyroid peroxidase antibody test: What is it?
Tilted uterus: Can it lead to infertility?
Tinnitus causes: Could my antidepressant be the culprit?
Toddler speech development: Are 2-year-olds understandable?
Too much vitamin C: Harmful?
Trampoline jumping: Safe for kids?
Triclosan: Is it safe?
Trouble breathing: Could it be asthma?
Tummy time: How much does your baby need?
Tumor vs. cyst: What's the difference?
Uncircumcised penis: Is special care needed?
Underweight? See how to add pounds healthfully
Undigested food in stool: What does it mean?
Universal blood donor type: Is there such a thing?
Vaccination schedule: Why so many so fast?
Vaccines during pregnancy: Are they safe?
Valerian: A safe and effective herbal sleep aid?
Vasectomy: Does it increase my risk of prostate cancer?
Vegetable juice: As good as whole vegetables?
Vegetarian diet: Can it help me control my diabetes?
Vegetarian diet: Will it help me lose weight?
Viagra for women: Why doesn't it exist?
Vicks VapoRub: An effective nasal decongestant?
Vitamin B-12 and depression: Are they related?
Vitamin B-12 injections for weight loss: Do they work?
Vitamin B-12: Can it improve memory in Alzheimer's?
Vitamin D and MS: Is there any connection?
Vitamin D deficiency
Vitamin D deficiency: Can it cause high blood pressure?
Vitamin D for babies: Are supplements needed?
Vitamin D toxicity: What if you get too much?
Vitamin water: Better than plain water?
VLDL cholesterol: Is it harmful?
Vocal cord dysfunction: Is it a type of asthma?
Walking pneumonia: What does it mean?
Walking poles: Good for brisk walking?
Walking: Is it enough for weight loss?
Warfarin diet: What foods should I avoid?
Warfarin: Any harm in long-term use?
Warm-mist vs. cool-mist humidifier: Which is better for a cold?
Water after meals: Does it disturb digestion?
Water exercise: Does pool temperature matter?
Water retention: Are there any natural diuretics?
Water softeners: How much sodium do they add?
Weight loss: Better to cut calories or exercise more?
Weight training: Free weights vs. machine weights
Weight-loss hypnosis: Does it work?
Weighted hula hoops: Hoopla or good exercise?
Weightlifting belt: Do I need one?
Weightlifting: Bad for your blood pressure?
Weightlifting: Best before or after an aerobic workout?
What are functional foods?
What is BPA? Should I be worried about it?
What is compassionate use of experimental drugs?
What is hot yoga?
What is reflexology?
What is wheatgrass — And why is it in my drink?
What is Zumba?
What's the difference between H1N1 flu and influenza A?
Wheezing in children: Could it be asthma?
When the heat is on, which oil should you use?
When to brush your teeth
White patch on skin: A cause for concern?
White stool: Should I be concerned?
White whole-wheat bread: Is it nutritious?
White-coat hypertension: When blood pressure rises at the doctor's office
Whitening toothpaste: Does it whiten teeth?
Whole body vibration: An effective workout?
Will an air purifier eliminate cigarette smoke?
Will my child outgrow asthma?
Wilson's syndrome: An accepted medical diagnosis?
Wisdom teeth removal: When is it necessary?
Wrist blood pressure monitors: Are they accurate?
X-ray during pregnancy: Is it safe?
Yeast infection during pregnancy: Are over-the-counter treatments OK?
Yerba mate: Is it safe to drink?
Yucca: Can it relieve arthritis pain?
Zinc for colds: The final word?
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