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5 Activities That Can Cause Back Pain During the Holidays

If you have a chronic back pain, it’s imperative that you avoid or modify these activities for a pain-free holiday season.
O Come, All Ye Painful?

Should You See a Voice Specialist?

A scratchy voice or tickling sensation in your throat could signal a more serious problem. Learn how a voice specialist can help.
Do you find yourself

Having Headaches for No Reason? Get Checked for Meningioma

Meningioma symptoms develop slowly but account for one-third of all brain tumors.
Slow-growing tumors called meningioma can be hard to detect because of their subtlety. They

How to Prevent Ear Infections When It’s Cold

It’s not just kids who get ear infections — adults can have them, too. Here’s how to reduce your risk.
If you feel pain or fullness

The Most Common Snowboarding and Skiing Injuries — and How to Prevent Them

Here’s how to stay safe and make it home in one happy, healthy piece after hitting the slopes this winter.
First the good news: Serious skiing

How Too Many Drinks During the Holidays Can Be Bad for Your Health

From your holiday office party to family gatherings, the holidays are reason for celebration — usually with alcohol.
It’s the most wonderful time of the year,

What Is a Slipped Disc?

Though it sounds like it results in a painful backache, some people can have a slipped disc without even knowing it. Read on to learn

Is There a Better Way to Treat Uterine Fibroids?

Uterine fibroid embolization is a minimally invasive procedure that is a new alternative to surgery — but is it right for you?
Uterine fibroids are extremely

Myth or Fact: The Spine Is Easily Injured

Designed to bend and twist with every movement, it’s easy to take the spine for granted.
The spine is, literally, the backbone of your body. Besides