Bone Up on Your Knowledge of Paget Disease
Paget disease is a chronic bone disorder that causes bone to rebuild at an accelerated rate. The new bone has an abnormal structure and is often soft, weak, and may be much larger than normal.
Breathe Easier with This Information About COPD
If you recently found out that you have COPD, you probably have lots of questions about treating it. Different treatments work for different people, so discuss with your doctor which ones may be best for you.
Making “Cents” of High Blood Pressure
A new study found that people with high blood pressure rack up about $2,000 more in yearly health care expenses compared with those without the condition.
Love, Marriage, and Diabetes Risk
Married couples share more than just a fight for the covers. One study shows that they also share a risk of developing type 2 diabetes.
5 Ways to Lower Your A1c
It’s important to know how well your blood sugar is controlled over time. In the long term, high blood sugar can harm your heart, blood vessels, kidneys, feet, and eyes.
Buteyko Breathing for Asthma: Help or Hype?
The Buteyko breathing method is gaining traction as a natural treatment for asthma. Some fans of the method claim that it can reduce asthma symptoms by teaching people a more efficient pattern of breathing.
Help Older Drivers Stay Safe on the Road
Being able to drive helps older adults maintain their sense of independence. But you may worry about your loved one every time he or she gets behind the wheel. Did you know you can make small changes to an older person’s car that can enhance his or her safety?
Tai Chi May Work Well for Knee Arthritis
Knee pain and stiffness are common when you have osteoarthritis of the knee. Physical therapy and medicines can help ease those symptoms—as can the martial art tai chi.