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Writer Tracy Davenport shares the strategies she’s used to get a better night’s sleep with psoriatic arthritis.
03/21/2019
When You’re Struggling To Get Your Zzzs With PsA

Writer Tracy Davenport shares the strategies she’s used to get a better night’s sleep with psoriatic arthritis.

Is pain keeping you up at night with psoriatic disease? Writer Tracy Davenport shares the lifestyle changes and strategies she’s used to help get a better night’s sleep with psoriatic arthritis.

A review published in JAMA has linked dietary cholesterol in eggs to increased risk for cardiovascular disease and morta...
03/21/2019
Good Eggs vs. Bad Eggs: A New Skirmish in the War on Cholesterol

A review published in JAMA has linked dietary cholesterol in eggs to increased risk for cardiovascular disease and mortality... again.

A review published in JAMA has linked dietary cholesterol in eggs to increased risk for cardiovascular disease and mortality… again.

A review published in JAMA has linked dietary cholesterol in eggs to increased risk for cardiovascular disease and morta...
03/20/2019
Good Eggs vs. Bad Eggs: A New Skirmish in the War on Cholesterol

A review published in JAMA has linked dietary cholesterol in eggs to increased risk for cardiovascular disease and mortality... again.

A review published in JAMA has linked dietary cholesterol in eggs to increased risk for cardiovascular disease and mortality… again.

A study published in the International Journal of Cancer gets more detailed about exactly how hot tea has to be to incre...
03/20/2019
Love Really Hot Tea? You May Not After You Read This

A study published in the International Journal of Cancer gets more detailed about exactly how hot tea has to be to increase esophageal cancer risk.

Previous research has linked hot tea to increased risk for esophageal cancer, and now a study published in the International Journal of Cancer gets more detailed about exactly how hot tea has to be to

Aspirin therapy is no longer recommended to lower risk of heart attack and stroke in healthy older adults, according to ...
03/20/2019
An Aspirin a Day May Not Keep All Doctors Away

Aspirin therapy is no longer recommended to lower risk of heart attack and stroke in healthy older adults, according to new guidelines.

The American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association no longer recommend aspirin therapy to lower risk of heart attack and stroke in healthy older adults, according to new guidelines.

Cancer patients find buddies, exchange advice, and share encouragement with a community of fellow patients in the treatm...
03/20/2019
Friendships Are Forged In Cancer Treatment

Cancer patients find buddies, exchange advice, and share encouragement with a community of fellow patients in the treatment room.

Breast cancer can be lonely. Although family and friends may be helpful and sympathetic, sometimes you feel like you are all alone in a fight for your life. Making friends with a fellow patient in can

Aspirin therapy is no longer recommended to lower risk of heart attack and stroke in healthy older adults, according to ...
03/19/2019
An Aspirin a Day May Not Keep All Doctors Away

Aspirin therapy is no longer recommended to lower risk of heart attack and stroke in healthy older adults, according to new guidelines.

The American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association no longer recommend aspirin therapy to lower risk of heart attack and stroke in healthy older adults, according to new guidelines.

Updated guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics give parents the latest information on how to prevent and man...
03/19/2019
Food Allergy Prevention Tips for Parents

Updated guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics give parents the latest information on how to prevent and manage food allergies.

Updated guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics, published in Pediatrics, give worried parents the latest information on what works and what doesn’t to prevent and manage food allergies.

While the number on the scale is a key indicator of health, writer Tracy Davenport discusses other metrics you should co...
03/19/2019
How’s Your Health With PsA? Look Beyond the Scale

While the number on the scale is a key indicator of health, writer Tracy Davenport discusses other metrics you should consider that carry more weight for your long-term health with psoriatic arthritis.

Writer Tracy Davenport discusses other metrics and indicators you should consider that carry more weight for your long-term health with psoriatic arthritis and psoriatic disease.

People with chronic periodontitis that can lead to tooth loss have a 6 percent higher risk of dementia than people who d...
03/18/2019
From Your Mouth to Your Brain: The Gum Disease-Dementia Link

People with chronic periodontitis that can lead to tooth loss have a 6 percent higher risk of dementia than people who don’t have gum disease.

People with chronic, serious gum disease that can lead to tooth loss have a 6 percent higher risk of dementia than people who don’t have gum disease (also called periodontitis), finds a study publish

Until we can all bathe in that elusive fountain of youth, a new study has discovered an unexpected (and free!) way to ch...
03/16/2019
Study Finds Surprising New Way to Feel Young

Until we can all bathe in that elusive fountain of youth, a new study has discovered an unexpected (and free!) way to channel your younger self.

Until we can all bathe in that elusive fountain of youth, a new study has discovered an unexpected (and free!) way to channel your younger self.

Until we can all bathe in that elusive fountain of youth, a new study has discovered an unexpected (and free!) way to ch...
03/15/2019
Study Finds Surprising New Way to Feel Young

Until we can all bathe in that elusive fountain of youth, a new study has discovered an unexpected (and free!) way to channel your younger self.

Until we can all bathe in that elusive fountain of youth, a new study has discovered an unexpected (and free!) way to channel your younger self.

In a study, researchers say they’ve developed a simple urine test to quickly diagnose preeclampsia, a dangerous pregna...
03/14/2019
This Simple Test Could Diagnose Preeclampsia in Minutes

In a study, researchers say they’ve developed a simple urine test to quickly diagnose preeclampsia, a dangerous pregnancy complication.

In a study published in the Lancet’s E-Clinical Medicine, researchers at The Ohio State University say they’ve developed a simple urine test to quickly diagnose preeclampsia, a dangerous pregnancy com

A recent study provides new information about how exposure to the industrial metal manganese can contribute to Parkinson...
03/14/2019
Heavy Metal: Manganese Exposure Raises Parkinson's Risk

A recent study provides new information about how exposure to the industrial metal manganese can contribute to Parkinson’s-like symptoms.

A study published in Science Signaling provides new information about how exposure to the industrial metal manganese can contribute to Parkinson’s-like symptoms. This link has been suspected since the

Have you noticed that supermarkets these days are overrun with a wide choice of kombucha? What is it and can it help you...
03/13/2019
Kombucha: Power Drink for Blood Sugar and Diabetes

Have you noticed that supermarkets these days are overrun with a wide choice of kombucha? What is it and can it help you manage type 2 diabetes?

Kombucha may have type 2 diabetes health benefits due to the probiotic bacteria that it contains. Learn more about the nutritional value of fermented tea.

You may think that type 2 diabetes only affects older people. But more people are being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes b...
03/13/2019
Type 2 Diabetes and Mental Health Before Age 40

You may think that type 2 diabetes only affects older people. But more people are being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes before the age 40.

New diagnoses of young-adult diabetes is expected to grow in the coming years, which means more young adults with diabetes will develop depression and anxiety.

So, what kind of “work” are people having these days? A new report shows a rise in cosmetic procedures like fat redu...
03/12/2019
Enlarge Your Breasts? Get a Nose Job? Millions Are Doing It

So, what kind of “work” are people having these days? A new report shows a rise in cosmetic procedures like fat reduction, breast augmentation, and liposuction.

So, what kind of “work” are people having these days? A new report from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons shows a rise in body-shaping cosmetic procedures, with spikes in non-invasive fat reduc

Babies who are easiest to soothe between 2 and 6 months of age are at twice the risk of early childhood obesity, suggest...
03/12/2019
‘Easy’ Baby, Fat Kid: The Gestational Diabetes Link

Babies who are easiest to soothe between 2 and 6 months of age are at twice the risk of early childhood obesity, suggests a study in JAMA Pediatrics.

Babies who are easiest to soothe between 2 and 6 months of age are at double the risk of developing early childhood obesity, suggests a study published in JAMA Pediatrics.

If you smoke, are overweight, or have hypertension or diabetes, your brain health may be in jeopardy, according to a new...
03/12/2019
Smoke Gets in Your Brain

If you smoke, are overweight, or have hypertension or diabetes, your brain health may be in jeopardy, according to a new study in the European Heart Journal.

If you smoke, are overweight, or have hypertension or diabetes, your brain health may also be in jeopardy, according to a new study published in the European Heart Journal.

Pregnancy is are known to lessen breast cancer risk, but until now, it wasn’t known whether this lower risk applied to...
03/11/2019
More Pregnancies, Less Breast Cancer Risk in Women With BRCA Genes

Pregnancy is are known to lessen breast cancer risk, but until now, it wasn’t known whether this lower risk applied to women with BRCA genes.

Pregnancy and breastfeeding are known to lessen breast cancer risk, but until now, it wasn’t known whether this risk reduction applied to women at higher risk because of their genes. According to rese

If you smoke, are overweight, or have hypertension or diabetes, your brain health may be in jeopardy, according to a new...
03/11/2019
Smoke Gets in Your Brain

If you smoke, are overweight, or have hypertension or diabetes, your brain health may be in jeopardy, according to a new study in the European Heart Journal.

If you smoke, are overweight, or have hypertension or diabetes, your brain health may also be in jeopardy, according to a new study published in the European Heart Journal.

Pregnancy is are known to lessen breast cancer risk, but until now, it wasn’t known whether this lower risk applied to...
03/11/2019
More Pregnancies, Less Breast Cancer Risk in Women With BRCA Genes

Pregnancy is are known to lessen breast cancer risk, but until now, it wasn’t known whether this lower risk applied to women with BRCA genes.

Pregnancy and breastfeeding are known to lessen breast cancer risk, but until now, it wasn’t known whether this risk reduction applied to women at higher risk because of their genes. According to rese

The number of ER visits involving opioid poisoning or dependence more than tripled in Americans over 65 between 2006 and...
03/09/2019
The Opioid Epidemic: It's Not Just About Young People

The number of ER visits involving opioid poisoning or dependence more than tripled in Americans over 65 between 2006 and 2014, according to a new study.

According to a new study published in Innovation in Aging, a journal of the Gerontological Society of America, the number of ER visits involving opioid poisoning or dependence more than tripled in Ame

A study shows that early-onset menstruation — periods that begin before age 11 — is associated with greater risk for...
03/08/2019
What Does Your Period Have to Do With Your Blood Pressure?

A study shows that early-onset menstruation — periods that begin before age 11 — is associated with greater risk for high blood pressure later in life.

A study in Hypertension Research shows that early-onset menstruation — periods that begin before age 11 — is associated with greater risk for high blood pressure later in life.

Diabetes that develops during pregnancy is a potentially serious complication, but what does gestational diabetes mean f...
03/08/2019
Hidden Risks of Diabetes During Pregnancy

Diabetes that develops during pregnancy is a potentially serious complication, but what does gestational diabetes mean for a woman’s health down the road?

About half of women with gestational diabetes later develop type 2 diabetes, but a new analysis published online in Diabetologia suggests that these women also have twice the risk of having cardiovasc

Need to find an affordable way to get to your frequent medical appointments? A mix of national and local resources can h...
03/08/2019
Free Rides For Metastatic Breast Cancer Care

Need to find an affordable way to get to your frequent medical appointments? A mix of national and local resources can help.

If you have metastatic breast cancer, you may need to travel far from home for regular chemotherapy or radiation treatments. Even getting to a doctor's appointment in your own neighborhood can be a ch

Even with careful meal planning, serving healthy meals to a family of four costs about $25 a day, which for many low-inc...
03/07/2019
Can You Feed Your Family on $25 Per Day?

Even with careful meal planning, serving healthy meals to a family of four costs about $25 a day, which for many low-income U.S. families is not affordable.

Even with careful meal planning and buying in bulk, serving healthy meals to a family of four costs about $25 a day, which for many low-income U.S. families is not affordable, finds a study published

Chemical contaminants could be playing a key role in soaring, worldwide male infertility rates. Even dogs are more infer...
03/07/2019
Fertility Risk at Home for Men — and Their Dogs

Chemical contaminants could be playing a key role in soaring, worldwide male infertility rates. Even dogs are more infertile than before.

Chemical contaminants could be playing a key role in soaring, worldwide male infertility rates, with some studies showing a 50 percent reduction in sperm quality over the past 80 years. Even dogs are

If you think stroke is for your parents age, well, we’ve got news for you — you are the "parent's age" now. Stroke i...
03/07/2019
Luke Perry's Death By Stroke Is a Wakeup Call For Gen X

If you think stroke is for your parents age, well, we’ve got news for you — you are the "parent's age" now. Stroke in your 50s is not uncommon, but it is preventable.

If you think Luke Perry dying from stroke at age 52 is shocking, you’re not alone, but you should know that it's more common than you think. Another shocker: that 80 percent of strokes can be prevente

If you have prediabetes, take steps to reduce your type 2 diabetes risk. But what kind of exercise best? Resistance trai...
03/06/2019
Resist Type 2 Diabetes With Lunges, Sit-Ups, and Push-Ups

If you have prediabetes, take steps to reduce your type 2 diabetes risk. But what kind of exercise best? Resistance training seems to be the way to go.

If you have prediabetes, take steps to reduce your risk of developing type 2 diabetes. But what kind of physical activity is best? Resistance training seems to be the way to go, especially if more vig

An alarming number of people taking a blood thinner like warfarin also take aspirin without being directed to do so by t...
03/06/2019
Aspirin and Blood Thinners: A Dangerous Combo

An alarming number of people taking a blood thinner like warfarin also take aspirin without being directed to do so by their health care provider

An alarming number of people taking a blood thinner like warfarin to reduce their risk of blood clots or treat a heart condition like atrial fibrillation also take aspirin or an over-the-counter heart

An alarming number of people taking a blood thinner like warfarin also take aspirin without being directed to do so by t...
03/06/2019
Aspirin and Blood Thinners: A Dangerous Combo

An alarming number of people taking a blood thinner like warfarin also take aspirin without being directed to do so by their health care provider

An alarming number of people taking a blood thinner like warfarin to reduce their risk of blood clots or treat a heart condition like atrial fibrillation also take aspirin or an over-the-counter heart

Despite the loud clamor that continues from the “antivaxxer” community, another study confirms that vaccines don’t...
03/06/2019
Why Your Kids Should Absolutely Get The Measles Vaccine

Despite the loud clamor that continues from the “antivaxxer” community, another study confirms that vaccines don’t cause autism and don't trigger autism.

Despite the loud clamor that continues from the “antivaxxer” community, another study confirms that vaccines don’t cause autism. The measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine does not cause autism, does not

Women are more likely to call 911 when their husband, father, or brother experiences heart attack symptoms than if they ...
03/04/2019
The Surprising New Reason Heart Attacks Can Be Deadly For Women

Women are more likely to call 911 when their husband, father, or brother experiences heart attack symptoms than if they are experiencing symptoms themselves.

Women are much more likely to call an ambulance when their husband, father, or brother experiences heart attack symptoms than if they are experiencing symptoms themselves, per a new study from the Pol

Time’s Up has set its sights on the health-care industry on the heels of a statement from the NIH about the harassment...
03/04/2019
Sexual Harassment of Female Med Students Endangers All Women’s Health

Time’s Up has set its sights on the health-care industry on the heels of a statement from the NIH about the harassment of women in science and medicine.

Time’s Up has been taking down sexual predators in entertainment, tech, and advertising… and now, the nonprofit has its sights set on the health-care industry on the heels of a statement from the NIH

The FDA has issued a warning about robotically-assisted surgical devices for cancer surgeries, including mastectomy for ...
03/01/2019
Robotic Surgery for Cancer: Do You Know the Risks?

The FDA has issued a warning about robotically-assisted surgical devices for cancer surgeries, including mastectomy for breast cancer and other procedures.

The FDA has issued a warning to patients and medical professionals about the use of robotically-assisted surgical devices for cancer surgeries, including mastectomy for breast cancer and other procedu

Could a recent study published in BMJ suggesting antibiotics prescribed in the U.K. often exceed recommended guidelines ...
02/28/2019
Is Your Doc Overprescribing Antibiotics?

Could a recent study published in BMJ suggesting antibiotics prescribed in the U.K. often exceed recommended guidelines raise a red flag in the U.S. too?

Could a recent study published in BMJ suggesting antibiotics prescribed in the United Kingdom often exceed recommended guidelines raise a red flag in the United States too?

02/28/2019
High-Intensity Exercise Can Aid in the Fight Against Colon Cancer

High-intensity interval training — cardio workouts that include short bursts of maximum effort and recovery periods — may slow the growth of colon cancer.

A study published in The Journal of Physiology suggests high-intensity interval training, or HIIT — cardio workouts that include short bursts at maximum effort followed by less intense recovery period

High Rx costs are no new thing. But pharmaceutical execs actually copping to it? It happened yesterday. In a hearing in ...
02/27/2019
Drug Prices “Work Against Patients,” Pharma Exec Admits

High Rx costs are no new thing. But pharmaceutical execs actually copping to it? It happened yesterday. In a hearing in D.C., senators grilled top executives from pharma companies about list prices of medications, some of which can be life-saving for patients.

High Rx costs are no new thing. But pharmaceutical execs actually copping to it? It happened yesterday. In a hearing in D.C., senators grilled top executives from pharma companies about list prices of

A new study published in the journal Health Education & Behavior shows that people with chronic pain are turning to Pint...
02/27/2019
Chronic Pain? Get On Pinterest

A new study published in the journal Health Education & Behavior shows that people with chronic pain are turning to Pinterest for help coping.

A new study published in the journal Health Education & Behavior shows that people with chronic pain are turning to Pinterest for help coping — and they’re finding it.

A taboo still exists for women who experience endometriosis, which causes chronic pelvic issues, painful periods and sex...
02/26/2019
How Stigma Is Preventing Women From Seeking Endometriosis Help

A taboo still exists for women who experience endometriosis, which causes chronic pelvic issues, painful periods and sex, infertility, and intestinal problems.

A taboo still exists for women who experience endometriosis — a condition that causes chronic pelvic issues (including painful periods and sex), infertility, and intestinal problems.

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