Health Topics

Woman jogging outdoors carrying a water bottle. August 21, 2019

Q&A: How can PCOS weight loss surgery help restore fertility in women?

How bariatric surgery can help correct this hormonal disorder.

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Pregnancy Weight Management Women's Health

Group of people sitting around a table of food. A man in foreground fills a woman's water glass. August 19, 2019

Young drinkers beware: Binge drinking may cause stroke, heart risks

Young adults who binge drink often are risking higher blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar.

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Aging Well Heart & Vascular Prevention

Daughter taking care of mother with Parkinson's disease. August 7, 2019

Making progress: Treating movement disorders with deep brain stimulation

Though not a cure, deep brain stimulation, or DBS, offers an innovative approach to managing Parkinson's.

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Brain & Memory Breakthroughs

Woman exercising and managing cardiovascular health. July 31, 2019

The My Southern Health Guide to Cardiovascular Health

Follow this advice to get on the path to cardiac wellness.

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Heart & Vascular Prevention

Know the symptoms of head and neck cancer July 29, 2019

Know the symptoms of head and neck cancer

Be aware of these symptoms of head and neck cancer, and know when to seek medical attention.

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Cancer Prevention

Woman on international travel while pregnant. July 24, 2019

Tips for international travel while pregnant

Know when it's safe, and not, to travel outside the U.S. during pregnancy.

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Pregnancy Prevention Women's Health

Woman enjoying time outdoors and taking steps to prevent skin cancer. July 17, 2019

How to prevent skin cancer

We all know we should be wearing sunscreen. But what else can be done to lower the risk?

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Cancer Prevention

Using Tums for quick heartburn relief. July 10, 2019

Ask an expert: How can I find quick relief for heartburn?

A surgeon answers your most pressing questions about acid reflux

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Digestive

A woman sits on an overlook with the view below of a large city she has traveled to. July 10, 2019

How to avoid diarrhea when traveling

The best ways to prevent digestive distress when traveling.

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Digestive Prevention