3 Health Mistakes Women Make More Often Than Men
What you can do: Assess your risk before heart problems happen.
What you can do: Step on a scale. Once a week appears to be enough to keep weight in check, according to a 2014 study in PLOS One.
What you can do: Sometimes, the real problem is relying on a site with inaccurate or alarmist information. If you have a concern ahead of an appointment, start with websites run by the government (like nih.gov), universities or large academic health centers, since they're the most likely to be science-backed and evidence-based, says Shakuntala Kothari, MD, a primary care physician at Cleveland Clinic.