Milestone Medical Tests in Your 50s
Learn the important medical tests to get in your 50s, including thyroid tests, colon and rectal exams, PSA and prostate tests, as well as blood pressure and cholesterol exams.
Generic Drugs: Answers to Common Questions
WebMD has the answers to common questions about generics: are they as safe as brand-name drugs, are there any differences between generics and brand-names, why are generics so much cheaper than brand-name drugs, and more.
Dos and Don'ts of Drug Safety
The more you know about the medicines you take, the likelier it is that you will use them safely. WebMD gives you tips for taking medication and for properly disposing of it when it has reached its expiration date.
The Facts on Omega-3 Fatty Acids
Omega-3 fatty acids are essential for good health. WebMD explains how to make sure they are part of your diet.
Patient Assistance Programs for Prescription Drugs
If you can't afford the prescription drugs you need, you may qualify for patient assistance programs offered by drug makers, state governments, or nonprofit groups.
Understanding Vision Problems -- Prevention
Read tips about the prevention of vision problems and eye strain.
Legal Issues of Caregiving
Being a caregiver also involves making legal preparations for your loved one's future. WebMD helps you understand some of the legal issues and how to plan for them.
Tips to Look After Yourself While Caregiving
Get tips on how to take care of your own health while you're a caregiver for a loved one.
Physical Demands of Caregiving: Time to Get Help?
This assessment can help caregivers evaluate the situation for them and their elderly loved one.
How to Avoid Caregiver Burnout
WebMD has tips to keep you from getting too much stress from taking care of your loved one.