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Regular hand washing is solid germ-fighting practice when done
properly. Alcohol-based sanitizing rubs are more convenient, and
are also reasonably effective if enough of the product is used.
A small but significant percentage of lung cancer deaths occur in
nonsmokers. Research suggests that they may get a different form
of the disease than do smokers, one that may respond better to
Excessive worrying can have negative effects on both physical and
mental health. Sometimes medications can help, but in some cases
behavioral therapy is more effective.
I'm having pains on the side of my face, and my doctor says that
it's postherpetic neuralgia. But I am puzzled because I had a
rash on the inside of my arm, but not on my face. Should I be?
Two of my friends suffer from kidney stones. Each was advised to
give up tea. I drink a lot of tea. Am I in danger of getting
The emotional aspects of Alzheimer's disease are as important as
the cognitive difficulties experienced by sufferers.