A better hearing aid?

An open-fit hearing aid, which leaves the ear canal open instead of covering the opening, helps eliminate distortion caused by sound waves, and may be more comfortable for wearers. (Locked) More »

Is fructose bad for you?

A diet heavy in high-fructose corn syrup may cause people to overeat, but the real problem is more likely the high amount of sugar that people consume in their everyday diets overall, rather than one specific kind of sugar. (Locked) More »

Tests for breast cancer

Digital mammography is poised to replace the standard version, but studies show them to be about equal in effectiveness at detecting cancers, depending on age and breast density. Ultrasound and MRI are also useful tools for detection in some women. (Locked) More »

By the way, doctor: Does asthma go away?

I was diagnosed with asthma five years ago, and my doctor prescribed an inhaler to use daily. I haven't had any symptoms for a year now, even though I stopped using my inhaler. Can asthma go away? (Locked) More »