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A woman's age and previous pregnancy complications influence her odds of miscarriage, a new study says.
Ever had a bad spasm from bending down to pick up your child or tie your shoes?
Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries are nightmares for athletes. Depending on the severity of the tear, patients can expect surgery followed by more than a year of physical therapy.
Would you be able to recognize if you or someone close to you were having a stroke? A stroke is a 911 medical emergency and every second counts for survival.
Want a reason to get out of your comfy armchair? Even low levels of regular physical activity -- brisk walking, dancing or gardening -- can reduce your risk of premature death, a new study finds.
Rowing is often called the best aerobic exercise because it offers a total body workout and is low-impact.
From fruits and vegetables to chicken and pork, salmonella bacteria can make their way to a variety of foods. However, because contaminated foods often look and smell normal, detection can be difficult.
Overweight children may be more likely than normal-weight children to develop life-threatening blood clots as adults, a new Danish study suggests. The good news is, getting to a healthy weight by age 13 eliminated the extra risk.
Older women who started menstruating at an early age have an increased risk of high blood pressure, new research suggests.
As American kids pack on the pounds, the number of those with back pain is on the rise.