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What causes childhood obesity? Childhood obesity is the result of eating too many calories and not getting enough physical activity.
Overweight and obesity are both labels for ranges of weight that are greater than what is generally considered healthy for a given height.
High cholesterol increases your risk for heart disease. People at any age can take steps to keep cholesterol levels normal.
Many factors can affect the cholesterol levels in your blood. You can control some factors, but not others.
Attend Virginia Gay Hospital’s Diabetes Support Group on Tuesday, June 18, 2013 in the VGH Cafeteria (Lower Level of the hospital) from 4:30–5:30 PM “Diabetes & My Feet-Why Should I Care?” with Guest Speaker: Dr.
Cholesterol is a waxy, fat-like substance found in your body and many foods. Your body needs it to work properly and makes all that you need.
Using a tanning bed, booth, or sunlamp to get tan is called "indoor tanning." Indoor tanning has been linked with skin cancers including melanoma (the deadliest type of skin cancer), squamous cell carcinoma, and cancers of the eye (ocul...
When you're told that you have skin cancer, it's natural to wonder what may have caused the disease.
Can I do that at home? Virginia Gay Hospital’s Home Health Agency strives to bring exceptional care to you, at home, because there is no place like home! The Home Health Agency, a certified Medicare service provider since 1975, offers a ...
Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States. The two most common types are basal cell cancer and squamous cell cancer.