Pour yourself a cup of Joe. That morning coffee could provide an unexpected health benefit.
Toxic chemicals called PFAS in your workout and outdoor gear can lead to serious health issues.
Find out all you can about prevention, as this disease is often diagnosed at an advanced stage.
Some drinkers swear these pills do the trick, but do they work? Are they safe?
Understanding what vaping does to your body is important, especially if you're pregnant.
Understanding what vaping does to your body is important, especially if you're pregnant.
Here's why having penetrative or oral sex after a boric acid suppository is a bad idea.
Here's why having penetrative or oral sex after a boric acid suppository is a bad idea.
Here's why having penetrative or oral sex after a boric acid suppository is a bad idea.
A widely available antibiotic may be a 'morning-after' pill for sexually transmitted infections.
A new study found adopting the eating plan reduced women's heart disease risk by 24 percent.
Learn about STI clinic services and confidentiality guidelines.
You can use scientific studies to become a better self-advocate for your health.
Experts in anti-aging offer strategies to help you live longer and enjoy better sexual health.
Experts in anti-aging offer strategies to help you live longer and enjoy better sexual health.
Start now on diabetes prevention. Its risk factors are modifiable with lifestyle adaptations.
The female reproductive system can't function without ovaries, learn how to keep them healthy.
Experts say more women at risk of gynecological cancers should consider it.
Urologists weigh in on whether it's safe—or smart—to tan your penis.
Urologists weigh in on whether it's safe—or smart—to tan your penis.
Circumcision may reduce STI risk in general, for men and their female partners.
Circumcision may reduce STI risk in general, for men and their female partners.
Females have special cardiac concerns, including postmenopausal hormone depletion.
Females have special cardiac concerns, including postmenopausal hormone depletion.
Even one infection may increase the risk of the disease, according to a new study.
Whether solo or with a partner, here's how to check 'the girls' for potential issues.
Whether solo or with a partner, here's how to check 'the girls' for potential issues.
Aside from the classic headache, there are five different types you need to learn about.
What is the coronavirus and what factors contributed to its spread? And could it happen again?
Public health nurses are successfully using dating apps to find people who may have STIs.
There are many ways to lose a pregnancy early, but you may be able to reduce your risk.
Adult porn industry stars have safety measures in place, just like any other professionals.
Adult porn industry stars have safety measures in place, just like any other professionals.
Adult porn industry stars have safety measures in place, just like any other professionals.
Mental and physical care are both critical to a man's libido and reproductive well-being.
Mental and physical care are both critical to a man's libido and reproductive well-being.
New guidance suggests opportunistic salpingectomy may be a better option than annual screening.
People who meet certain criteria may wait longer than 10 years between screenings, a study says.
Using your tongue for pleasure can put you at risk for syphilis, gonorrhea and hepatitis.
Research indicates that innovative dietary approaches could address the causes of autoimmunity.
Collection banks anticipate a shortage due to cold season, but if you're healthy, you can help.
Sacral nerve stimulation technology is highly effective in treating urinary issues.
Research finds more vegetables, fruit and whole grains may reduce incidence by 22 percent.
Chemicals found in everyday items could put your baby's health at risk.
To prevent serious problems from this STD, early treatment and frequent testing are essential.
Prioritize awareness and stop letting shame dictate your healthcare.
It may seem like checkups are for older patients, but they are important for people of all ages.
A new polymerase chain reaction test may detect the disease earlier.
Beyond smoking and COVID-19, many other factors can cause harm to your respiratory health.
Mothers may be able to lower their risk of cardiovascular disease later in life, research finds.
MS can take a toll on your mental, physical and sexual well-being.
A new study suggests doxycycline can reduce STI risk, but there are resistance concerns.
Research suggests frequent release can lower a man's chances of developing the disease.
Speculums and forceps haven't evolved much since the 1800s. Is it time they did?
No one will ever fight for your rights as much as you should for yourself. Here's how.
There's no cure for these disorders, but lifestyle changes may allow you to avoid them.
COVID-19 shutdowns have limited cancer patients' access to lifesaving screenings.
From early reports to a national health emergency, the virus is beginning to pick up momentum.
Don't be nervous. It's time to take a step toward independence and control of your body.
It's time to start thinking about precautions for your safety.
With virus cases on the rise, it's important expectant moms know how to keep themselves safe.
A healthy lifestyle can manage fat cells to prevent chronic disease and erectile dysfunction.
During the pandemic, one of the fatal complications was IPF. Make sure you know the signs.
Unlike chickenpox, people don't become immune to STDs after getting sick once.
DVT can lead to strokes, pulmonary embolisms and death—and it messes with your sex life, too.
You're strong and youthful now, but the choices you make in your 20s can affect you tomorrow.
Men are far less likely than women to see a doctor but can benefit just as much, starting young.
Can no treatment be a good treatment? Yes. And it works for people with certain diagnoses.
If Mom, Dad or Great-Aunt Betsy had it, does that mean I'm going to get it?
A diagnosis may sound demoralizing, but this condition doesn't have to lead to diabetes.
Pick a heart-healthy habit to incorporate into your lifestyle today. Future you will thank you.
Experts recommend preventive eye checkups—for more than just your vision.
Auditory loss is common in older adults, but knowing the signs and treatment options can help.
Life can get in the way, but there are some health checks you should prioritize if you can.
'Our time's the most important thing that we don't get back, so we need to use it wisely.'
For patients at risk, home health visits could be a game-changer.
Taking precautions is key, but relies on knowing the right facts first.
Older adults don't bounce back like they used to, meaning a minor fall could be a major problem.
No, but vulvar discomfort, the correct terminology, is very real.
Considering health and longevity, the old maxim isn't wrong: Prevention is better than cure.
A sleep test in a laboratory can be inconvenient, but it can accurately identify your disorder.
More research is needed, however, before doctors start prescribing the live bacteria.
Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the U.S. and the U.K. Know your own risk factors.
This syndrome can cause deep sadness, anxiety and anger when breasts are stimulated.
Less invasive than the traditional method, the screening procedure still has pros and cons.
Facial products absorb into the bloodstream, so it's crucial to ensure yours are newborn-safe.
Home visits and technology could help more people manage sexual wellness and mental health.
You don't need all the 'must-have' potions you see on social media.
Kidney stones that travel down the ureter can cause excruciating pain. What's the solution?
Billions of people worldwide have herpes simplex virus type 1. Do we have your attention now?
Getting appropriate amounts of this essential nutrient can improve your health in many ways.
It's not just a childbirth issue—menopause also causes problems—but prevention is possible.
What was once a marketing slogan remains in our cultural conscience, because breakfast matters.
There are some exceptions, however, so always talk to your doctor.
Dreaming is a natural part of your slumber cycle, but too much might indicate a disorder.
Losing an hour may seem inconsequential, but it can cause lasting circadian rhythm disturbances.
Spotting mid-menstrual cycle isn't typically cause for alarm, but here's what to keep in mind.
Postmenopausal women are at a higher risk of developing this bone-weakening disease.
The benefits and risks of time-restricted food consumption largely depend on the individual.
The link between cigarettes and human papillomavirus is more pronounced than you might think.
A study indicates a link between meeting online and potentially unsafe behavior—use your head.
If your partner has sleep apnea, prioritize their health over inconveniences in the bedroom.
You could take a supplement or a medication, but the best solution might be today's lunch.
A testicular rupture is a serious problem that requires immediate attention.
Screening guidelines have changed, and timing can make all the difference in detecting cancer.
Lichen sclerosus sticks around long term, so have a plan to manage the symptoms.
Your food has a long journey from being picked to being displayed on store shelves.
The FDA has provided general guidelines for women to go over with their doctor.
How will this new drug be implemented and who will it actually help most?
Your cure for sleepless nights may have been inside you the whole time.
Constipation may seem unrelated to sex…until pleasure turns to pain.
During your lifetime, emotional pain is inevitable—but it can become a physiological ailment.
Detection rates, treatment options and outcomes all vary depending on where you live.
Decreasing hormones during the menopausal transition contribute to this treatable condition.
Learning to breathe can enhance your own sexual experience and your partner's, too.
Though it's important to know about any dangerous side effects, this one is rare.
Your family history can sometimes put you at a higher risk of developing the disease.
Some experts recommend yearly pelvic floor physical therapy (PFPT) for preventive care.
Doctors recommend MRI to avoid many biopsies and check the accuracy of the necessary ones.
These star-shaped scars on breasts are usually benign, but it's important to rule out cancer.
Getting tested five years earlier could make a difference in detection, treatment and survival.
Its symptoms can be nil, its effects not felt for years, but HPV should be top of mind.
Research analyzing more than 51,000 pregnant people finds 'solid evidence' of the benefits.
Researchers are investigating the technology that fights COVID-19 for further uses.
PFD interferes with quality of life and sexual enjoyment, but exercising correctly can help.
ACV has long been touted as a cure-all, but does it really deliver?
More than just relaxing, a professional massage can help with medical ailments, too.
Giddy talks to executive director Heather White about funding global access to resources.
This condition can lead to PID and infertility, so early intervention is crucial.
Don't sweat the small stuff, unless the small stuff is hyperhidrosis.
Pay less attention to catchy marketing and more attention to Mother Nature.
Knowing the origin of your food allows you to make educated choices for a healthy body and mind.
Not yet fully FDA authorized, the medications are not recommended for expectant mothers.
As you age, how you exercise can help protect, and even improve, your bone strength.
Your uterus is made up of more than you might know.
Dizziness comes and goes but could be a sign of a vestibular disorder.
Hormones keeping you up? There are ways to slumber again.
This excruciating and dangerous condition can lead to the loss of a testicle. Know what to do.
As if you didn't have enough on your plate—your skin may be acting up, too.
Without basic healthcare, women face higher mortality rates and other serious consequences.
So you have a lump. Your medical team will likely use diagnostic images to investigate.
Dizziness, abnormal heart rate and loss of balance can happen—but what if it's POTS?
MGen is an STD with symptoms similar to other known infections, so why don’t we talk about it?
NHL starts in white blood cells and is the seventh most common cancer among American adults.
Recent research shows promise for hormone treatments to reduce risk of recurrent pregnancy loss.
A new diagnosis can be overwhelming, but with practice, you can learn to control the disease.
Though rare, ILD represents a serious group of disorders you need to know about.
Meds often can't help with these period-specific headaches, but there are coping strategies.
Smart devices are in many homes, on our bodies and a part of countless daily routines.
Exercise, even of light intensity, can help the prostate gland and its connected systems.
Differentiating between typical and atypical dermatology can save your life.
The CDC advises expectant women to get another dose for additional protection.
What are they, who's in charge of them and how did they get into your food?
Get to know more about what you’re consuming—it’s all there, in black and white.
Only time and more trials will tell us if the controversial decision was the right one.
This former indicator of wealth has since become common in a much broader population.
Some 'healthy' foods aren't a great choice for men with diabetes. Avoid this elevated-GI fare.
Awareness campaigns largely targeted at women are leaving 1 percent of survivors behind.
Alterations on certain genes can predispose people of all sexes to a host of cancers.
High prostate-specific antigen levels often are indicative of less serious issues.
What does a straight mother of a gay son need to know about the HIV prevention pill?
Having your backside checked regularly might just save your life.
Research is uncovering just how important 'good' bacteria can be for your health.
What may seem like a small, single tick bite can affect your health in the future.
Put aside your hangups about solo sex—it’s for the greater good.
Without proper care, an infection that begins in your mouth may lead to coronary heart disease.
We had a relatively good year, but are we about to have a major comeback?
Introduce nature into your home and office to improve your mental health and well-being.
No matter how a product is advertised, check the ingredient and nutrition labels first.
Women with a higher genetic risk may want to avoid steroids, but more research is needed.
It can be intimidating to start from scratch, so we asked some family doctors to help out...
What to do the morning after when you've had one too many the night before.
Recommendations may vary, but starting screening earlier saves lives.
Americans ages 9 to 26 can be vaccinated against HPV—but what if you're older?
Be warned, you can't believe everything you read on a label.
Buckling your newborn in properly can be lifesaving. Luckily, there are resources available.
Don't just sit there—you could be working out and finishing the day feeling great.
Dear diary, I noticed a lump in my armpit last Monday and today it started itching...
Test costs can be a barrier to care for women with dense breasts and other risk factors.
Gonorrhea is evolving so fast that it's outsmarting our ability to cure it.
Approved in 1946, this vaccine has saved lives for 75 years. Make sure to get one.
Urinary tract infections can lead to a life-threatening condition. Here are the warning signs.
A plant-based diet can help reduce your risk of erectile dysfunction, a new study concludes.
Experts say good dental hygiene can have positive effects on both the mind and the body.
It's possible to prevent the passing on of these serious conditions.
The right treatment plan can help you manage seizures.
Everybody has bowel movements, but no one talks about it. Maybe we should.
HPV causes more than 60 percent of cases—and most sexually active people have had it.
Tylenol has long been recommended for pain relief during pregnancy, but now caution is advised.
In a catchy awareness campaign, the fashion designer reminds the Netflix characters to TTT.
Thyroid function is essential for getting pregnant and maintaining a healthy pregnancy.
BBT can help you be more in tune with your cycle but won't work as contraception for all women.
Don't put it off any longer. It's time for a complete physical and other tests.
Despite the findings, doctors' recommendations remain the same.
The actress shares how she rebuilt her life after sexual abuse and assault.
These hidden building blocks of immunity protect babies in their first months of life.
Using talcum products on your genitals may slightly increase your risk.
The causes of ED often differ between older and younger guys, but the effects are the same.
That skin irritation could be a sign of an STI.
Who knew? It turns out the fountain of youth may be found in our blood.
While this disease is uncommon, it's also dangerous, so early detection is key to beating it.
Experts explain six simple practices that can help you feel less anxious every day.
Giddy talks with Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance about promising scientific advancements.
An analysis of nearly 200,000 men could lead to improvements in screening and prevention.
How TV host Barbarie balances work and parenting after a cancer diagnosis and double mastectomy.
Want to stunt with shades on? Turns out this is more than a style choice.
An underactive thyroid is a lifelong condition, but it's highly manageable with early detection.
The ultimate guide to healing so you can get on with your life.
The virus can cause cervical cancer, but is there any reason that boys should get vaccinated?
A positive pregnancy test for non-fertile women is rare but could signal a serious condition.
Whether you work from home or at an office, here's how to keep in good shape at your desk.
We've all skipped regular tests over the past year or so, but now it's time to catch up.
Studies indicate an indirect but important relationship between gum disease and ED.
Cancer isn't the only form of prostate disease, and women can help their partner spot problems.
Don't believe every piece of nutrition advice that gets posted on social media.
Future prostate cancer screenings—all cancer screenings, really—will be more accurate.
Almost 10,000 Americans are diagnosed with a form of skin cancer each day—don't let one be you.
Before COVID, a virus had already infected the globe. We might fix it the same way.
For some men, genetics can help guide treatment options—and predict risk for family members.
Guidelines among medical bodies vary, but testicular self-exams play a role in cancer detection.
Changing your diet and introducing exercise to your regimen may up your odds of stopping cancer
Everyone's on edge these days, but did you know that how you breathe can help ground you?
You can't turn back time, but these lifestyle changes may help you look and feel younger.
It's fallen off the virus radar, but protecting yourself is key to enjoying your summer outside.
Research indicates a direct link between what we eat and how we feel.
Have you ever woken up and been briefly unable to move at all? Hint: It's not the sandman.
Healthy blood pressure equals healthy blood flow, which equals healthy erectile function.
One of the most underrated fitness skills that'll benefit you in old age.
Try this step-by-step process to identify what's really going on.
No cardiologist, urologist or primary care doc can read minds. They can only help if they know.
Let's look at the evidence on whether your favorite pick-me-up puts you at risk for cancer.
The average age at diagnosis is just 33, but the reasons are mostly theoretical at this point.
Doctors still don't know exactly what causes GD, but the condition can impact you and your baby.
If you're skeptical about the benefits and safety of fasting, here's what you should know.
To avoid transmitting an infection, you first have to know you have it.
Does 'Hot Vax Summer' mean a coinciding return to in-person health appointments? It should.
Well done or rare, too much red meat might make for fewer erections.
Are antibiotic-resistant 'superbugs' real, or just good headlines for social media?
Travelers beware: The virus is still a cause for concern in many countries.
An OB-GYN weighs in on the connection between birth control pills and your gallbladder.
We all know activity is good for you, but what is it that makes you feel so mentally refreshed?
Focus on what’s gained as you age, instead of what’s lost, and watch what happens.
As estrogen levels drop, we’re more prone to certain diseases— simple steps offer protection.
Though advances in HIV treatment have raised survival rates, a higher cancer risk still exists.
Just because it no longer dominates the news doesn't mean the risk of Zika is gone.
Regular investigation can be an important part of preventative care.
It's more likely to develop in the left breast, and it might not always be a lump.
Here’s how to get your mind and body ready to make it to the finish line of your first 5K.
With infections on the rise, everyone should take precautions and know the risks.
Whether T2 is a new or old challenge in your life, these refresher FAQs can help.
When body chemicals get out of whack, it can affect every aspect of your life.
Just like other parts of the body, your genitals can benefit from antioxidant-rich foods.
Yes, you can wear a bra to bed.
Whether this skincare secret really works isn't cut and dried.
Scabies is an easily treated parasitic infection that carries a damaging social stigma.
Creating a supportive lifestyle is one of the best investments you can make in yourself.
Do successful coronavirus vaccines mean hope for vaccination against HIV/AIDS?
UTIs are always a nuisance, but if they're happening with regularity, it's time to see a doctor.
Find out what genes and family history have to say when it comes to testicular cancer.
After pandemic life and escalations in racial violence, coping becomes a survival strategy.
When medical care is inaccessible—or not trustworthy—self-diagnosis can be empowering.
Alcohol has long been used for oral hygiene, but some dentists recommend safer alternatives.
Simple changes might help keep your sexual prowess potent.
Are you just a homebody or is it becoming a full-blown phobia?
Try these top 5 ways to manage endometriosis from the comfort of your own home.
Learn how to set up a successful quit-smoking plan that includes the appropriate use of NRT.
With heavily restricted diets picking up in popularity, here's how they can affect your body.
Here's what might be causing your bad breath and how you can get rid of it.
The global perspective challenges Western assumptions on breast cancer care.
Your oral health can tell you more about your overall health than you think.
What you eat can profoundly impact hormone levels and overall health.
It's a fast solution for unwanted smells. Here's how it works and why you should avoid overuse.
Aging takes a toll on the body, but a healthy lifestyle can keep you robust through the years.
The signs often mimic other health conditions—here's what to look for.
Here's what happens to your body after inhaling a puff from your vaporizer.
Circumstances keep changing now that we have vaccinations, so where do you begin?
Aging means some inevitable memory issues, but you can decelerate the process.
You don't need to be on thin ice to benefit from it.
A watchful eye and intentional choices can reduce the suffering caused by PTSD.
Alzheimer's disease is becoming more prevalent, but you can slow its development.
The challenges of menopause require a special focus on exercise.
Summertime brings more sun exposure, but smart strategizing can save your skin.
There's nothing embarrassing about undergoing effective and important diagnostic test.
Symptom mitigation is key to living with benign prostatic hyperplasia, which can affect any man.
Examining your testes regularly may help you detect abnormalities, including testicular cancer.
Some products could be problematic for your penis.
How and why ovarian health isn’t just about having children.
Enjoy your veggies but don't want to give up meat entirely? Try flexitarianism.
A herpes diagnosis doesn't have to mean the end of sex for either of you.
Both positive and negative effects are associated with these plant-based compounds we all eat.
An Italian study indicates getting COVID-19 could mean erectile issues for younger guys.
The more readily we all accept the validity of this vaccine, the more lives we will save.
Moving about the office or home a little at a time will make your body and brain thank you.
All women—and some men—should get this routine check for cancerous cells.
Gain a better understanding of emergency contraception.
Here's how you can get yeast infections after oral sex.
Depression can affect your body as much as your brain, so treat all aspects of the disorder.
With patience and positivity, you can be the secret weapon in a friend's battle against tobacco.
Simple lifestyle changes can have a positive impact on prostate health.
Most people will have HPV in their lifetime, so does telling anyone help?
The list of possible dangers is long, but avoiding risky items may enable you to bear a child.
Could that peeling skin on your hands be the second stage of an STD?
The most common STI in the world could give you cancer, or it could simply disappear.
Keeping blood sugar in check by watching your diet can also help with erectile function.
Stories about syphilis have been around for more than 500 years. What's real and what's myth?
Disadvantages in dark-field microscopy have led to its replacement in syphilis detection.
HPV symptoms are rarely obvious, so caution and monitoring are crucial to minimize cancer risk.
The key to safer sex is regular testing and communication.
Reduce your understandable anxiety by knowing what to expect before, on and after biopsy day.
Some STIs and STDs don't have symptoms. Here's what you can do to protect your health.
An infection from HPV often clears up on its own, but here's what you can do if it doesn't.
Feeling anxiety over a cervical biopsy? Knowing what to expect can help assuage your worries.
Most cervical cancers can be prevented with help from your doctor and a healthy immune system.
Cervical cancer is aggressive, but survival rates have improved thanks to regular Pap smears.
The disease affects 2,650 men each year, but 'macho behavior' keeps many from seeking help.
It may feel awkward but it’s not painful. A Pap smear should top your list of essential tests.
This isn't just your grandfather's disease—prevention can begin no matter how young you are.
We all know masturbation is normal, yes, but it might have more benefits than just having fun.
Eating for two comes with crucial responsibilities, some of which you may not expect.
Studies give newfound cancer-fighting status to popular foods, including a loved pizza topping.
A sudden panic attack can be daunting, but you have ways to cope.
If you need to boost, lower or maintain your estrogen level, pay attention to these 10 foods.
The food you eat can help you avoid a yeast infection or play a role in causing one.
Thankfully, it's true love, because it takes some of that when one partner has a bowel disease.
While you manage arthritis, you can still have a comfortable, even robust, lifestyle.
From medical checkups to lifestyle choices, you balls will thank you for making an effort.
HPV is the most common STI, and it's linked to cancer, so diagnosis and treatment are critical.
There's no stopping your changing body, but you don't have to lose all the aspects you love.
Certain lifestyle habits, including unprotected sex, may be to blame. Find out the facts.
Lack of restful sleep due to sleep apnea can pack a harder punch than you think.
A health scare leads a teacher to become an advocate for men's health.
Keep certain considerations in mind before you opt for a glimpse at your genetic code.
Arm yourself with the facts, dispel the myths and work with a doctor to avoid cancer.
Go for that cup of Joe. A study says your body just might thank you for it.
Feeling yourself up is more likely to cause anxiety than deliver a breast cancer diagnosis.
Condoms have been a 'no-brainer' method of birth control since the 1980s—what happened?
A vital cancer-screening tool, Pap smears should be a routine part of your health regimen.
Know how to conduct a regular breast self-exam the right way.
Are injectables the future of viral load suppression therapy?
When it comes to colorectal cancer, separating fact from fiction could save your life.
If you know you’re at high risk for developing breast cancer, learn your options.
New guidelines say adults up to 45 years old can get the HPV vaccine. But is it worth it?
More men than women get HPV, but their risk of cancers is less. It’s far from harmless, though.
You love your partner and want the best for them, but be wary of sending the wrong message.
Your cup of morning mud might perk up not just your mind but also your sex life as you age.
Eat, exercise, love and even laugh your way to better health when you produce ‘happy’ hormones.
Taking a few minutes to conduct a self-exam of your testicles could be a lifesaving decision.
Focus on foods that enhance your diet, sexual performance and overall health—at the same time!
If you want to get fit at home, you don’t need to spend a fortune on fancy exercise machines.
Pap smear results can affect the next steps for your health and well-being. Know what they mean.
To help prevent cancer, prostate exams are necessary, especially for men in at-risk categories.
Know what you’re putting in your body, and what to do to make it most effective.
There’s no surefire way to avoid prostate cancer, but preventive measures may lower the risk.
It’s possible to reduce your chances of prostate cancer with minor lifestyle changes.