Ticks, mosquitoes and other organisms spread an increasing number of illnesses. These are called vector-borne diseases, and you can take steps to protect yourself.
West Nile virus causes a mosquito-borne infection that is usually mild and goes away on its own. About one out of 150 people with this infection develop a serious illness that can be life-threatening.
Ultraviolet rays from the sun cause skin cancer and other skin damage every season of the year. Sun-safety techniques can protect your skin.
Taking medications incorrectly can lead to severe health problems. Understanding what leads to medication non-adherence can help patients avoid severe health problems
Help prevents fires in your home and keep your family safe by following these seven tips.
Lahey Hospital & Medical Center provides a variety of resources for people with diabetes. This list also includes services from other organizations.
Physical therapists at Lahey’s Golf Fitness Assessment Program are certified by the Titleist Performance Institute. They analyze every aspect of your golf swing and design a plan to help you play comfortably.
Heart disease is the cause of death for one in four people in the United States. Bruce Campbell, MD, from Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, explains four steps that can lower your risk for heart disease.
Women’s hearts are different from men’s, especially when it comes to heart attack symptoms. Knowing what to expect can save your life.
This guide from Michael T. Muldoon, MS, PT, Rehabilitation Site Manager at Addison Gilbert and Beverly Hospital, includes some of the important steps you should take to make sure your body is ready come race day.
Creating an advance directive and appointing a health care proxy can ensure you receive only the care you want when you can’t speak for yourself.
Mammograms can find breast cancer early, when it’s easier to treat. Preparing for a mammogram includes understanding what happens during the process.