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  • Latex Allergy

    Latex Allergy

    Just as the body becomes more sensitive to bee venom after multiple stings, sensitivity to latex can build with repeated exposures. For this reason, rubber industry workers and health-care professionals who frequently use latex gloves or other medical products containing latex are especially vulnerable.

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  • Leg Cramps During Pregnancy

    Leg Cramps During Pregnancy

    Why do I get leg cramps? Leg cramps are a common discomfort during pregnancy. It’s unclear exactly what causes these bothersome muscle spasms,

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  • Lifestyle and Fertility

    Lifestyle and Fertility

    Humans are closely tuned to their surroundings – especially when it comes to making babies. Just as bears and elk wait for the

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  • Lice

    Lice

    If your child scratches a lot, especially around the back of the head or the ears, check for lice immediately.

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  • Lyme Disease in Children

    What is Lyme disease? Lyme disease is an infection that your child can get if he’s bitten by a tick carrying certain bacteria.

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  • Lupus

    Lupus

    What is lupus? Lupusmore technically known as lupus erythematosusis a systemic autoimmune disease. In other words, it’s a disease that happens when a

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  • Licorice

    Licorice

    What is licorice? First of all, if you’re looking for the kind of licorice that serves as an herbal medicine, forget about the

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  • Lyme Disease

    Lyme Disease

    The vast majority of tick bites don’t end up causing Lyme disease — or any other illness. But with so many ticks out there, the danger is significant.

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  • Listeria

    Listeria

    What is listeria? Up to 10 percent of the people in the world have an unwelcome guest in their intestinal tract: a bacteria

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  • Lactose Intolerance FAQ

    Lactose Intolerance FAQ

    What is lactose intolerance? You’re lactose intolerant when your intestines lack a certain enzyme, called lactase, needed to digest lactose, the sugar in

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