Eustachian Tube. The upper end of the eustachian tube is narrow and surrounded by bone, but as it nears the pharynx it becomes wider and cartilaginous.
Promotes Good Vision. Vitamin A supplements are not recommended because it is toxic in high doses.
Facial Peel. Facial Peels can either be performed at home with peels and creams or by a doctor, using stronger creams and lasers.
The American Red Cross. The chance of contracting the virus that causes AIDS through a blood transfusion is 1 in 1.5 million.
Breast Cancer. Approximately 1,400 women die each day from breast cancer, averaging one death per minute globally.
Cornea. The cornea is the transparent part of the eye, covering the pupil, iris and interior chamber.
Face Lift. A face lift involves removing excess facial skin from the patient and spreading the remaining skin over the face and neck.
Conjunctivitis. Pinkeye is a viral infection of the eyelids.
ATP. Adenosine 5'-triphosphate (ATP) was discovered in 1929 by Karl Lohmann.
Hypotension. Fainting caused by insufficient oxygen in the brain is most commonly caused by low blood pressure.
Butterfly Wings. A butterfly rash occurs in many but not all cases of lupus.
1 Billion. The tobacco epidemic is one of the biggest public health threats the world has ever faced, killing more than 7 million people a year.
Kneecaps. The patella, or knee cap, is the largest tendon-embedded bone in the human body.
A Fixation With Healthy Food. The term orthorexia nervosa was coined by Dr. Steven Bratman, a Colorado specialist.
Agrimony. Agrimony is used to treat diarrhea.
Hamstrings. The Smith Good-morning exercise is done by lifting a set of weights on the back of the neck.
63.1 Years. The gap between life expectancy and healthy life expectancy represents years lost to illness and disability that a newborn could expect to experience.
Tibia. The Femur bone is the biggest (upper leg) bone in the body.
Kidneys. Adrenal literally means at (or by) the kidneys.
Lips. The medical name for the upper lip is Labium superius, while the lower is the Labium inferius.