Frigid temperatures can discourage even the most motivated exercisers. Without motivation, it's easy to pack away your workout gear for the winter. But you don't have to let cold weather spell the end of your fitness routine. Try these tips for exercising during cold weather to stay fit, motivated and warm.

A vaginal yeast infection is a fungal infection that causes irritation, discharge and intense itchiness of the vagina and the vulva — the tissues at the vaginal opening. It's a type of vaginitis, or inflammation of the vagina. Vaginal yeast infection (also called vaginal candidiasis) affects up to 3 out of 4 women at some point in their lifetimes. Many women experience at least two episodes.

If you've heard of or read about mindfulness - a form of meditation - you might be curious about how to practice it. Find out how to do mindfulness exercises and how they might benefit you.

The mainstay of treatment for lymphedema is conservative therapy that doesn’t involve surgery. Lymphedema treatment usually starts with wraps and compression. If that doesn’t work, other nonsurgical options are available. If there’s no improvement after thorough use of conservative treatment, then it may be necessary to consider surgery.

Shigella infection (shigellosis) is an intestinal disease caused by a family of bacteria known as shigella. The main sign of shigella infection is diarrhea, which often is bloody.

More than 200 new cases of cholera have been reported in Haiti following the deadly impact of Hurricane Matthew. Cholera has been a problem in Haiti for more than six years. The World Health Organization says more than 790,000 cases of cholera with more than 9,300 deaths have been reported in Haiti since October 2010. Mayo Clinic internal medicine specialist Dr. Vandana Bhide says, "Cholera usually grows in water especially infected water and is spread from feces." Poor sanitation, especially following a hurricane, adds to the problem of infection and disease.