Clean, safe drinking water is important for good health. The EPA sets quality and safety standards for drinking water. Learn more about these standards and how you can be sure your water is safe.
Ferret out the facts on this condition that most commonly develops during the early teen years.
As the school years go by, the backpacks get heavier. Follow these tips to make sure your student packs safely.
Dark chocolate, fiber-rich foods, and coffee: All may help you live a healthier life when paired with a nutritious diet.
Substance-use disorder is also called drug addiction. It can break apart families, ruin personal relationships, and make it difficult to keep a job.
The more active you are, the more calories you burn. Running or jogging, for instance, burns more calories than bowling.
Most adults who drink alcohol are moderate drinkers and are at low risk
for alcohol dependence. If you're concerned about drinking use this tool to find out if you have a problem.
An exercise imaging stress test shows how well blood flows inside your heart and how well your heart pumps blood. It gives your healthcare provider more information than a non-imaging stress test.
Peak flow measurement is a procedure that records the amount of air flowing out of your lungs. Peak flow can be measured with either a spirometer or a peak flow meter.
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