More stories about "Illnesses"

Here's What We Know About Bell's Palsy

What is Bell's palsy and its symptoms? And how do you get it? Here are some answers.

Painful Menstrual Periods Could Mean You Have a Serious Condition

If your menstrual pain is causing you to take a bed rest each time it happens, it's time to see the doctor.

On Being Sick: Virgina Woolf and Oliver Sacks

As flu season begins again, FN staff writer Jen shares two surprisingly interesting reads on the maladies of men.

Working the Night Shift for More Than 30 Years Linked to Higher Breast Cancer Risk

Hormonal imbalances caused by working and sleeping at odd hours may increase your chances of developing the disease.

10 Strange Medical Conditions

These bizarre disorders will make having the flu seem like a relatively nice thing.

Common Ailments Kids Get during Summer (Part 1)

Flu season may be gone, but a new batch of health conditions have come to take its place.

Bearing the Burn: 5 Things You Should Know about Hyperacidity

Riddled by stomach pain? That may be caused by dyspepsia, also known as hyperacidity. Read up for what to do.

Diabetes 101: 6 Common Questions about the Illness Answered

Diabetes is a major lifestyle risk factor. Practical steps can help you avoid becoming a statistic.

6 Questions about Anemia Answered

Get clued in on anemia. Here are 6 things you need to know about it.

Kids with Juvenile Arthritis Continue to Fight for a Cure

Young kids can have arthritis too; learn about one boy battling to overcome this condition and what he's doing to help others.

4 Tips on Coping with High Cholesterol

If your family is beset by high cholesterol problems, you have to be prepared to make a few lifestyle changes.

7 Things You Should Know about Viral Meningitis

Female Network consults an expert to get the low-down on this disease.