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Antibiotics can weaken your immune system's ability to fight off infection, and are widely overprescribed and often unnecessary. Here's why.
Ventilators can assist with lung function for those with severe respiratory infections, and it's often necessary in the ICU. Here's why.
Respirators, like the N95 face masks, help prevent the spread of infectious particles — and are most necessary for health care workers.
Don't toss your bottle of hand sanitizer just because it doesn't kill 100% of germs. Here's how sanitizer compares to soap and when best to use it.
A low residue diet is meant to help you recover from diarrhea and other digestive issues. Here's what you can and cannot eat on it.
To sleep with a stuffy nose, you should lie on your back with an extra pillow, use a humidifier for moist air, and consider taking medication.
A common cold virus lasts about 7 to 10 days, and you generally won't need to see a doctor. Here's what you need to know about the cold.
Sponges carry a number of germs. Some of the best methods of disinfection are using a microwave or putting the sponge in the dishwasher.
Colloidal silver is not safe and has no proven health benefits as a dietary supplement or beauty product. Here's what you need to know.
Telehealth encompasses a number of digital medical care applications. It can allow patients to have live video conferences with their doctor.