Health News

Gout Explained
Once called the "disease of kings," gout is marked by tenderness, redness and pain in joints — mainly in the big toe. Read on for some helpful tips to prevent gout flare-ups.
Sunscreen and Sun This Summer
Before you hit the beach or the lake this summer, follow these easy tips to keep yourself and your family sun-safe.
Summer Sun Safety
Do you ever wonder why your parents always nagged you about putting on sunscreen? This summer, take some time to learn more about sun safety.
Going on Vacation? Here's What You Need to Know
Traveling can expose you to a number of risks — from foodborne illnesses to sunburns. To keep that exciting summer trip fun and safe, keep these four tips in mind.
Understanding Scoliosis
Is your child at risk for scoliosis?
Mole or Melanoma?
Some adults can have up to 40 moles. But when should you start worrying about skin cancer?
Act F.A.S.T. to Spot a Stroke
Do you know the signs of a stroke? Knowing the signs and symptoms can make all the difference.
Back-to-School Illnesses: Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease
Going back to school means new teachers and friends. But it's also a time for back-to-school illnesses, such as hand, foot and mouth disease.
A Vaccine for Dengue Fever, for Some
Until recently, there was no vaccine for dengue fever in the United States.
First FDA-Approved Treatment for Pediatric Lupus
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new medication to treat lupus in children.