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  • Potatoes and Pregnancy: Risk for Diabetes?

    Potatoes and Pregnancy: Risk for Diabetes?

    Eating potatoes before getting pregnant may make it more likely for you to develop gestational diabetes. This form of diabetes occurs during pregnancy.

  • You Don’t Have to Live with a Leaky Bladder

    You Don’t Have to Live with a Leaky Bladder

    It might happen when you sneeze—or maybe when you exercise. It might happen so fast you aren’t able to make it to the bathroom. Living with a leaky bladder—or urinary incontinence—can be frustrating at the very least. The American College of Physicians (ACP) recently looked at some of the best ways—other than surgery—to help women with this condition.

  • Hip Replacement a Popular Choice

    Hip Replacement a Popular Choice

    Pain and stiffness in the hip can make everyday activities hard to do. So much so that some sufferers may choose a hip replacement. They often do so when other treatments fail to work. A recent study highlights just how popular this procedure has become in the U.S.

Wellness Center

Alcohol and Your Heart

Alcohol may have some health benefits, including lowering the risk for heart disease, but it may also lead to abusive drinking and other diseases.

Quizzes

Seasonal Affective Disorder Quiz

If you notice periods of depression that seem to accompany seasonal changes during the year, you may suffer from seasonal affective disorder (SAD).

Multimedia

Bursitis

Bursitis is an inflammation of a closed sac of fluid located near the joints called a bursa. When the bursa becomes inflamed, it causes joint pain and swelling. Learn about the causes and treatment of bursitis, as well as what you can do to help prevent its recurrence.

Symptom Checker
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