People in America today can expect to live longer than they ever have before, so old age is inevitable for most. If you make it to 65, data from the Center for Disease Control suggests that, on average, you can live for another 19.3 years. Anyone who reaches this age and beyond can expect to spend considerable time and energy in managing chronic medical conditions to stay healthy and maintain a good quality of life.
Most people don’t think about their cholesterol levels until a doctor orders a lipid panel for them. There are no symptoms of having high ..
You’re out living life. All of a sudden, your heart starts to speed up. It feels like it wants to re-enact that scene from the movie “Alie..
The staples of being heart healthy are not a mystery: eat better, exercise, don’t smoke, don’t drink too much. But, of course, that’s no..
Is alcohol good for you, really? Really?! There have been studies that suggest it’s possible. How many of us have heard a glass of red win..
Unlike our other quizzes, there’s so much information out there about cholesterol. This quiz should probably be easy-peasy. We expect to..
We don’t necessarily know what’s in the new health care bill yet, but the following is a list of diseases that are reported to be cons..
Men don’t like going to the doctor. It’s really that simple. The reasons men don’t get medical tests range from “I don’t have insurance” t..
You’ve heard the stories about couples who die within weeks, days or even hours of each other. The idea that someone could die just from e..
The “Widowmaker” is the rather grisly name of a heart attack that typically targets men – hence the “widow” part, but also affects wom..