To encourage healthcare transparency, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has designed a new Medicare pricing tool website that allows patients to compare out-of-pocket costs for surgical and medical procedures at hospitals and freestanding surgery centers.

Colonoscopies tend to be the “butt” of so many jokes that it’s hard to separate fact from fiction. Myths about colonoscopies can be funny, and they often fuel excuses to avoid this essential preventive screening.

If you struggle with depression and acid reflux during the winter, increasing your physical activity level may help.

Many experts claim stress is a common heartburn trigger, but stress may contribute to acid reflux in a different way than you think.

Prevent heartburn by creating healthy habits that will reduce your risk of painful acid reflux.