genetics

Macular degeneration can only be diagnosed with a dilated eye examination. (Photo: zoran/Getty Images)

Eye Health

Are You at Risk for Macular Degeneration? Many people accept deteriorating eyesight as an inevitable part of getting older, but blurry or distorted vision – such as when straight lines appear wavy – could be signs of age-related macular degeneration. The condition is the most
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Dematologists recommend you wash your face each morning and evening, as well as after exercising. (Photo: Bubend)

Control Oily Skin

10 Do’s and Don’ts from Dermatologists Although oily skin can clog pores and lead to increased acne breakouts, dermatologists say oily skin also has many benefits. Oil helps preserve the skin, and people with oily skin tend to have thicker skin and fewer wrinkles. The key,
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Alcohol has been shown to increase other types of cancer as well. (Photo: Thinkstock)

Breast Cancer & Alcohol

Alcohol and Breast Cancer: What to Know Can as little as one alcoholic drink a day raise your breast cancer risk? Studies say yes. But does that mean you should steer clear of alcohol completely? And what about that glass of wine that is supposed to be good for you? Alcoholic
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