If you're wondering why your pediatrician is suggesting your child be vaccinated against HPV, experts say the answer is simple: cancer prevention.
NBC News medical contributor Dr. Natalie Azar stopped by TODAY to highlight how to clean out your medicine cabinet.
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If you're experiencing the first signs of a heart attack, will you or your doctor dismiss it as just the flu?
When taking a prescription medication, how carefully do you read the warning labels? Some foods may weaken your medication's effectiveness.
Each year, nearly 1 million Americans experience the uncomfortable rash.
The best home remedies for when you feel queasy.
Nosebleeds can be scary for kids, but when do they warrant a trip to the doctor?
A marathon is 26.219 miles — and it's a tough feat, both physically and mentally.
Early detection is incredibly crucial when it comes to breast cancer.
Meningitis is a serious inflammation of the membranes that cover the brain and the spinal cord, and in some cases, it can be deadly.
The annual pelvic exam is not a test women look forward to — it's an uncomfortable and invasive procedure. For healthy women without sy
Pink eye, the bane of schoolkids and adults alike, is a common — and often misunderstood — condition.
One in 10 of us will have a kidney stone at some point in our lives.
If you've seen one of the many posts touting the benefits of squat toilets, you may be wondering if you've been missing out all your life.
A phlegmy cough with chest pain when your breathe. Fever and chills.
Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the U.S.
With the summer months just ahead, it's time to start taking early precautions to ward off harmful ticks carrying Lyme disease.
If you've experienced a heart attack, survival depends on how soon you're treated and every minute matters.
Selena Gomez suffers from an autoimmune disease that 1.5 million Americans also have.
Researchers are looking into whether the acne-like skin condition has links to other medical illnesses.
Dr. Natalie Azar explains findings of a recent study which claims that acupuncture may help lower the pain of fibromyalgia patients.
After Adele's confession of growing a beard while pregnant, we asked an OBGYN why this and other strange symptoms occur during pregnancy.
Social media can help spread attention-getting health claims. But are they true? Dr. Natalie Azar looks into headlines getting buzz online.
You may think acne is due to dirty skin and lack of cleanliness.
Most women have fibroids with no symptoms. But what are the risks when you're pregnant?
Some people may confuse anxiety and depression, but they are two different medical conditions.
Imagine waking up at night with a swollen big toe so sensitive that even the weight of your sheets is painful. What could it be?
According to the American Heart Association, heart disease kills about one woman every minute in the U.S.
New guidelines suggest sharp cutback on antibiotic prescriptions for respiratory infections.
NBC News Medical Contributor Dr. Natalie Azar explains the basics of Celiac disease in this episode of "Ask a Dr."
Find out what doctors recommend when it comes to pregnancy and exercise.
Not sure exactly what those two blood pressure numbers mean? NBC's Dr. Natalie Azar explains.
A few simple tweaks will help your skin look and feel great this winter!
Like many people, Carmen Electra made a change for the New Year and this one transformed her body overnight.
For years we've heard an annual pelvic exam is a necessary part of a women's wellness evaluation. Is that true for every woman?
When a health problem pops up, should you speed to an emergency room, seek help from a nearby urgent care clinic, or call your doctor?