Q. My feet always swell when I fly on a plane. Is that dangerous? A. Usually not. But if it persists for more than a few hours after landing, especially if it’s accompanied by calf pain, call your doctor right away, because it could indicate a potentially dangerous blood clot.
The hour of sleep you'll lose Sunday morning, March 9, after your clock springs ahead might do more than just make you cranky.
There’s a good reason sedans are the most popular choice among car buyers. They provide the best combination of performance, fuel economy, comfort, practicality, and affordability.
Q. My dentist told me to stop flossing—that it’s better to use something called an interdental brush.
If you're feeling anxious about your hair loss, you could buy a wig. And guess what? If a psychiatrist prescribes it, it's tax deductible.
Statin medications lower cholesterol levels in your blood. This can reduce the chance of a heart attack, stroke, and premature death in people who have an elevated risk of developing heart disease or who already have it.
Q. My doctor recently suggested that I get screened for hepatitis C and HIV. Why—and should I? A. Sounds like your doctor is following the latest recommendations from the U.S.
If you’re reluctant to take someone’s personal check for fear that it’s no good, don’t assume that a cashier’s or bank check is any safer.
When money is tight, you might be tempted to buy used tires instead of new ones. They can be much cheaper and might even look practically new.
For car buyers who want to get the most for their money, used cars are often better values than a new model.
Worried about the salt, sugar, and other possible additives in commercial baby food, more and more parents are making their own at home.
When a doctor comes at me with the stethoscope, I usually start shivering, just thinking about how cold it will be when it hits my chest.
These people-movers are just the thing for many families on the go. Today’s wagons are few and far between, but they combine the cargo-carrying flexibility of a small or midsized SUV with the ride comfort, fuel economy, handling, and performance of a sedan.
To flash or not to flash? That's a question we should ask more often when shooting photos. Many of us simply choose Auto mode and let the camera decide whether to pop up the flash or not.
When I’m in the grocery store I’m always pulled two ways. I want to load up on organics but I balk at the cost.
The recent suffocation deaths of a sister and brother in a cedar chest has prompted the Consumer Product Safety Commission to renew a search for cedar chests that automatically lock when the lids are closed.
Looking ahead to old age, I think I’d like to take my cue from some relatives of my husband’s who handled life’s final passage with forethought and grace.
Pickups are like blue jeans: They’re durable, rugged, and versatile. Full-sized trucks make towing and carrying heavy cargo a breeze.
Have you been thinking of getting your child her very own tablet? As a parent, you'll want to make sure she isn't able to visit the more unsavory parts of the Web.
Refrigerators manufactured after Jan. 1, 2014, will be more energy efficient than older models, thanks to newly enacted federal energy standards.