Take the “Burn” out of Heartburn

Heartburn occurs when acid from your stomach backs up into your throat. You may feel pain or burning in the stomach, chest, or throat. Heartburn often happens at night or after a big meal. What can I do to Prevent Heartburn? Sometimes there are easy things you can do...

How to Shake Restless Legs Syndrome

What does restless legs syndrome (RLS) feel like? Restless legs syndrome is a common movement disorder. It is usually worse when you are less active or resting (e.g., early morning, nighttime, long car or plane ride). You may feel fidgety and have a strong urge to...

Aging Women: Ways to Stay Healthier

Like a surprise visit from your least favorite relative, aging can bring more than you’d bargained for: a few more wrinkles, a little less stamina, floppy arms, baggy kneecaps…. Sound familiar? Worse, though, are the big health changes that may accompany aging. Many...

Five Tips to Help Save Your Vision

Eight out of 10 people living with vision loss worldwide could have saved their sight through prevention or treatment.1 Pretty amazing, isn’t it? Of course, seeing your doctor for eye exams and treatment is key. Here are a few other things you can do help ensure your...

Tips for Correct Use of Inhalers

Inhalers send medicine directly to your lungs. This is different from most pills or shots, which send medicine to the whole body. Instructions are not the same for all of the different types of inhalers. Be sure you understand how to use each of your inhalers. How can...

How Can I Prevent A Kidney Stone

What is a kidney stone? A main job of the kidney is filtering wastes from the blood. The wastes are passed into the urine. The wastes often come from the food we eat. In some people, certain wastes can form a stone in the kidney. There are different types of kidney...