Whether you love or hate heat and humidity, it’s important to take precautions in the summer to protect yourself from heat-related illnesses.
You packed your clothes, bathing suit, camera, and shoes. If you’re traveling this summer, there are some other essentials you should bring along to help you stay healthy and safe.
Taking a few minutes to sort through and safely dispose of medicine that’s expired or no longer needed is important for your health and the safety of others.
Radon is a gas that you can't see or smell, but is present in nearly all the air around us. Everyone breathes in radon every day, usually at low levels. People who inhale high levels of radon are at increased risk for developing lung cancer. Radon is a problem in homes in which higher concentrations collect. Find out more about radon by taking this quiz.
BMI, or body mass index, uses weight and height to calculate weight status for adults. BMI for children and teens also takes into account gender and age because healthy body fatness differs between boys and girls and changes as they grow. This BMI calculator will help you determine if your child is at a healthy weight.
This assessment is valid for women between the ages of 21 and 69 who have had sexual intercourse at least once and who have not had a hysterectomy with removal of the cervix.
Ultrasound imaging is a test that uses sound waves to make detailed pictures of your organs. There are three different kinds of ultrasound imaging: abdominal, pelvic, and Doppler ultrasound. Each of these imaging tests can help your healthcare provider assess pain or other symptoms in different parts of your body. Ultrasound does not involve any radiation, and is generally a very safe procedure. Still, you should discuss any concerns with your healthcare provider.
LEEP allows your doctor to clearly see and treat abnormal tissue deep inside your cervix.