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If you believe you've fractured a bone in your foot, it's important to see a doctor as quickly as possible.
Millions of Americans have a condition called peripheral artery disease (PAD), which is caused by hardening of the arteries in the legs and feet.
Your mouth may be loaded with bacteria just waiting to feast on sugar. And many sodas and juices contain added sugar, which can lead to tooth decay.
The "Why me?" reaction that can come after a cancer diagnosis may have no easy answer, with new research showing that most tumors are caused by random genetic "mistakes."
The wrong habits in the kitchen could mean putting you and your family at greater risk for food-borne illness.
Older mothers are less likely to scold or punish their young children, and those children tend to have fewer behavioral, social and emotional problems, a new study suggests.
Loss of smell even in your 40s and 50s is linked to an earlier death -- and dementia isn't the culprit, a new study suggests.
Fungal nail infections, though unsightly, are generally painless and can often be prevented, a skin and nail specialist says.
If you've got a family history of colon or rectal cancers, you probably need to start screening for these conditions before you turn 50, a cancer expert says.
Whether it's a child, a strange noise plain or insomnia that wakes you up at night, it can be difficult to get back to sleep.