STDs on the rise - chlamydia, syphilis, gonorrhea - can cause tragedies. What's the cause? Who's at risk? Should you get tested? Infectious disease expert Patrick Jackson, MD, explains.
You could improve your brain health just by improving your diet. To help slow memory loss, add these foods to your diet to give your brain a boost.
Holiday meals can be challenging to get through if you have diabetes. These easy alternatives can make your holiday meal diabetic-friendly for the whole family.
Do you really need to get the flu vaccine every year? Get the answer to this question and more from a local UVA pediatrician, Susan Werner, MD.
Most of us don't want to think about whether we'll get cancer, but it's an important discussion to have with your provider. Inherited gene mutations cause many breast, ovarian and endometrial cancers.
Genetic mutations can give some women a greater than 70% chance of developing breast cancer. Learn why some women, including Angelina Jolie choose to have a double mastectomy to reduce that chance.
When Brenda Lawson found a bat in her bedroom, she didn't think it was a big deal. But later she realized she was at risk for rabies, a fatal disease. Read her story.
Traditional tailgating foods taste great, but they can wreak havoc on your health. Enjoy game-day fare with these healthier options.
One major risk factor for heart disease is high cholesterol. Can you determine what’s good and what’s bad when it comes to your dietary cholesterol?
Don't be one of the 3,000 people who die each year from food poisoning. Check out these simple safety steps to prevent food poisoning.