Article - 1 Minute Read
March 13, 2017
Replace your toothbrush every 3 to 4 months or as soon as the bristles become frayed. Learn more about how old toothbrushes can harm your health.
Medically Reviewed by UPMC
Categorized as: Living and Wellness
Tagged with: American Dental Association, diabetes, gum disease, heart disease, infections
August 31, 2016
The chills are typically a sign of a bacterial or viral infection, and sometimes go hand-in-hand with fever. Learn more.
Categorized as: Cold and Flu, Family Health
Tagged with: chills, cold and flu, fever, home remedies, illness, infections
November 14, 2015
Does alcohol keep you warm? The short answer is no. The drug actually makes you colder and has a profound effect on your body--especially your blood.
Categorized as: Heart and Vascular Health
Tagged with: cirrhosis, heart attack, hematological stroke, infections, occlusive stroke, shock
Article - 3 Minute Read
July 24, 2014
Learn about the health benefits of probiotics, living microrganisms such as yeast or bacteria. Discover easy ways to add probiotics to your daily diet.
Medically Reviewed by Digestive Disorders
Categorized as: Nutrition
Tagged with: allergies, Bifidobacterium bifidum, cfus, colony-forming units, dental disease, eczema, infections, irritable bowel syndrome, Lactobacillus acidophilus, Lactobacillus casei, liver disease, Probiotics, stomach ulcers, Streptococcus thermophiles, UPMC Digestive Disorders Center