The handiwork of good health

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. More »

Lung cancer: Not just for smokers

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 certain medications. More »

Do you worry too much?

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. (Locked) More »