Could Popular Heartburn Drugs Upset Your ‘Good’ Gut Bugs?

Heartburn drugs such as Prilosec and Nexium may disrupt the makeup of bacteria in the digestive system, potentially boosting the risk of infections and other problems, a small new study suggests.

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New Device May Make Mammograms More Comfortable

Dutch researchers have developed a device that may reduce the discomfort many women feel during a mammogram while preserving the quality of the image.

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Why Your Boobs Hurt and What to Do About It

Why do your breasts ache nonstop?

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5 Ways to Keep Your High Heels From Ruining Your Feet

You’ll never guess the state with the highest average heel height in the nation. Where does your state stand?

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Suspect a Painkiller Overdose? How to Save a Life

Here’s what you should do if you think a friend or family member has overdosed on prescription painkillers.

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3 Questions to Ask Before You Take an Rx Pain Pill

America has a painkiller problem. The overprescription of highly addictive opioid pain pills like Oxycontin and Percocet is leading to widespread abuse of the drugs. Don’t accept a script for a painkiller without getting the following questions answered.

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3 Foam Roller Moves to Help You Recover After a Run

You may already have a post-run recovery routine, but there’s another thing you can do to help reduce muscle soreness: Try a foam roller.

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Women Can Get an Epidural Any Time During Labor, Analysis Says

When it comes to pain relief during labor and delivery, mom probably knows best, new research suggests.

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5 Weird Reasons Your Teeth Hurt

Pain in your mouth doesn’t always mean a cavity. Learn other possible causes of your toothache.

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Are Your Clothes Killing You?

Here’s the thing: Some clothes can have repercussions that extend far beyond sore tootsies and a boisterous belly. Here, some styles that may actually be hazardous to your heath.

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