August 22-31, 2015 - Original Health Articles

The Best Sex Positions for Men and Woman With Back Pain

Back pain is one of the most common medical problems, affecting some 8 out of 10 people at some point in their lives according to the National Institutes of Health. If youíre familiar with back pain, you may have found that it makes sex uncomfortable and unenjoyable.

Tips for Summer Swim Safety

Drowning results in more deaths among children ages 1 to 4 than any other cause except birth defects, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Most of those drownings occur in home swimming pools. "There are far too many water-related injuries and deaths, which is tragic, considering most can be prevented," says Ashanti Woods, MD, FAAP, attending pediatrician at Mercy Medical Center, Family Health Centers of Baltimore.

4 Summer Health Threats to Watch Out For

Summerís here and the kids are outdoors. But while theyíre having fun, parents and caregivers should be on the lookout for these four summer health threats: 1. The Sun After a long, cold winter the sunís rays feel great, but too much sun can cause painful sunburns.

What is Alcohol Use Disorder?

The term Alcohol Use Disorder is a relatively new one, explains Lewis Nelson, MD, of NYU Langone Medical Center in New York City. Listed in the recently updated Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (known as the DSM-V), published in May, 2013 by the American Psychiatric Association, the term brings together several forms of problematic alcohol use.

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