Health & Wellness

Mon, 19 Apr 2021 10:27:10 EST Obesity Raises Odds for Breast Cancer's Return

A new study found that breast cancer survivors who are overweight have a statistically significant increased risk of developing a second primary cancer – one not connected to their previous cancer.

Mon, 19 Apr 2021 10:19:08 EST Drop in Resting Heart Rate in Youth 'Not a Good Thing'

Children who have a sudden lowering of their resting heart rate as they move into young adulthood may be at increased risk for heart disease later in life, researchers report.

Fri, 16 Apr 2021 16:56:01 EST How to Stop Feeling Lonely in a Relationship

Even if you’re part of a couple, you may still feel lonely from time to time. Here’s how to spot the signs of trouble and what to do.

Fri, 16 Apr 2021 15:50:13 EST Doctor Surrenders License After Ohio Sex Abuse Scandal

Ted W. Grace, MD, a doctor implicated in the Ohio State University sex abuse scandal dating back decades, has surrendered his license to practice medicine and surgery in the state of Ohio.

Fri, 16 Apr 2021 14:48:23 EST Dealing With Anxiety at Work

Having anxiety at work can interfere with your career. Learn about the signs and causes of workplace anxiety, and try some of these doctor-recommended tips.

Fri, 16 Apr 2021 14:00:11 EST Scientists Create Monkey-Human Embryos

The human/monkey chimeras -- organisms that contain cells from two or more species -- survived for up to 20 days in petri dishes, a team of Chinese and U.S. researchers reported.

Fri, 16 Apr 2021 11:13:55 EST Why Three Families Entered Kids in a COVID Vaccine Trial

Before signing up, parents should ask about the time commitment, trial leaders say, including the number of visits, the follow-up period, and other details. Parents will be expected to record detailed information, such as whether children have side effects such as fevers.

Fri, 16 Apr 2021 10:32:41 EST Things Parents of Kids With ADHD Wish You Knew

Millions of children have ADHD, but faulty ideas about the disorder are widespread. Here’s what some parents of kids with ADHD want you to know.

Fri, 16 Apr 2021 10:31:02 EST Dogs Get Jealous, Too, Even for Hidden Rivals

The researchers found that dogs will go so far as to show jealousy even when they can only imagine their owners are interacting with a potential rival.

Thu, 15 Apr 2021 16:48:10 EST Exploring the Natural Benefits of Ecotherapy

Nature therapy (or ecotherapy) pairs people with natural environments to encourage healing. Learn about the benefits nature therapy has to offer.

Thu, 15 Apr 2021 16:20:27 EST Feeling Stressed Out? Learn How to Relax.

Stress isn’t all bad, but too much and for too long can cause health troubles. Learn how to relax with proven techniques.

Thu, 15 Apr 2021 15:06:03 EST How to Deal With Toxic Parents

Not every parent-child relationship is healthy. If you have a toxic parent it can be hard to shed the child role and look after yourself. Learn how to spot toxic parental behavior, lose guilt, set boundaries, and practice self-care.

Thu, 15 Apr 2021 12:13:25 EST Stress Not Always a Trigger for Relapse in Eating Disorders

Findings challenge a common theory that's never been directly tested in patients, according to the study authors.

Thu, 15 Apr 2021 11:27:33 EST How to Handle Emotional Vampires

Sometimes people drain your energy. Learn how to spot -- and what to do about -- these emotional vampires.

Thu, 15 Apr 2021 11:27:16 EST Lower COVID Rates in States That Mandated Masks

States that required people to mask up last year had lower rates of COVID-19 than those with no mask requirements, a new study finds.

Thu, 15 Apr 2021 11:08:45 EST ADHD in Children: Focus on the Positives

Can your child use certain ADHD traits to their advantage? Find out how focusing on the positives can help kids with ADHD build confidence and overcome obstacles.

Thu, 15 Apr 2021 08:54:23 EST Nurses Are Dying From Suicide at Higher Rates

The pandemic "has added enormous strain to health care workers, particularly nurses who provide the vast majority of bedside care."

Wed, 14 Apr 2021 16:38:53 EST Toxic Family Members: How to Deal With Them

Not every family fits the happy, loving ideal. For some, family dynamics are downright unhealthy, or even dangerous. Learn how to spot toxic behavior, shed guilt, put up boundaries, and keep distance to safeguard your own well-being.

Wed, 14 Apr 2021 15:01:45 EST Is Your Workplace ‘Toxic’?

Is your workplace making you sick, causing anxiety? Maybe your job is a toxic workplace. Find out what that means and what you can do to improve your workplace.

Wed, 14 Apr 2021 11:09:46 EST Many Kids Who Develop Severe MIS-C Have Neurologic Symptoms

Research finds that these young patients often develop neurologic symptoms along with the respiratory issues they might face.

Tue, 13 Apr 2021 15:58:20 EST What to Know About the J&J COVID Vaccine Pause

The chances of developing one of these blood clots are about 1 in a million, based on the six reports out of 6.8 million doses given.

Tue, 13 Apr 2021 15:09:42 EST Neurodiversity: What Is It?

There’s a growing push to focus on our brain differences, not deficits. This wider view of "normal" is a big part of something called neurodiversity.

Tue, 13 Apr 2021 13:51:40 EST White House to Lift Restrictions on Abortion Pill Access

The American College of Obstetrics and Gynecologists has said the in-person requirement is medically unnecessary and puts patients and medical staff at risk during the pandemic.

Tue, 13 Apr 2021 13:44:57 EST Ground Turkey Linked to Salmonella Outbreak

Two people have been hospitalized, but no deaths have been reported.

Tue, 13 Apr 2021 13:41:40 EST Meow Mix Cat Food Recalled Due to Salmonella Fears

Along with affecting cats who eat it, salmonella-contaminated cat food can cause illness in people who handle the product, or touch surfaces or cats that have been in contact with the product.

Tue, 13 Apr 2021 13:36:09 EST Regeneron Antibody Cocktail Offers COVID Protection

In its statement, Regeneron said it would ask the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to expand the drug's emergency authorization use -- for high-risk people who already have COVID-19 but are not hospitalized.

Tue, 13 Apr 2021 11:28:10 EST Newborns Won't Get COVID Through Infected Mom's Breast Milk

A new study offers more reassurance that mothers infected with SARS-CoV-2 can safely breastfeed their babies.

Tue, 13 Apr 2021 11:22:18 EST Americans Are Eating Less Healthily, Except at School

A new dietary analysis finds that no matter where people get their food, bad nutrition rules the day, with one key exception: schools.

Tue, 13 Apr 2021 07:31:53 EST FDA, CDC Urges Pause of J&J COVID Vaccine

FDA said 6.8 million doses of the J&J vaccine have been administered and the agency is investigating six reported cases of a rare and severe blood clot occurring in patients who received the vaccine.

Mon, 12 Apr 2021 14:49:28 EST Taking Aim at Coach, Doctor Sex Abuse on Campuses

Universities have agreed to pay more than $1.6 billion to victims of sexual abuse at the hands of doctors and coaches. It's a problem that needs answers, experts say.

Mon, 12 Apr 2021 14:33:53 EST Widely Used BP Meds May Raise Skin Cancer Risk

Certain blood pressure drugs can increase sensitivity to the sun's harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays.

Mon, 12 Apr 2021 10:38:20 EST How Meditation Can Help Manage OCD

If you have OCD tendencies, you may want to try meditation. Learn more about how this holistic therapy works to curb compulsions and obsessive thoughts.

Fri, 09 Apr 2021 14:58:16 EST My Spouse Is Depressed: Tips on How to Help and Cope

Is your spouse depressed? If your loved one withdraws from activities or sex, spends more time alone, or drinks more alcohol than they once did, they may have depression. Find out what to do if your partner refuses to get therapy and get tips to protect your own mental health.

Fri, 09 Apr 2021 14:37:37 EST Strategies That Help

There’s no cure for dementia-related psychosis. But there are steps you can take to help you and your loved one live with the disease and its symptoms.

Fri, 09 Apr 2021 14:31:46 EST The Caregiver's Role

Caregivers for people with dementia-related psychosis can play a big role in a loved one’s care plan and can help provide a better quality of life for as long as possible.

Fri, 09 Apr 2021 14:23:40 EST Recognizing the Symptoms, From Hallucinations to Delusions

Seeing signs of psychosis in a person with dementia may be harder than it seems. The first step: Asking questions of everyone involved.

Fri, 09 Apr 2021 14:21:54 EST What Is Dementia-Related Psychosis?

Psychotic episodes -- like hallucinations or delusions -- related to dementia can be scary for all involved. But there are ways to diagnose and treat the condition.

Fri, 09 Apr 2021 13:56:38 EST What You Can Do When Someone You Love Has PTSD

If someone you love has PTSD, you’re living with it too. Learn how you can help them and yourself.

Fri, 09 Apr 2021 13:53:25 EST 12 Ways to Beat Loneliness

Feeling lonely these days -- maybe more than normal? Take these steps to help you get through it.

Fri, 09 Apr 2021 11:32:56 EST Sunnier Areas Have Lower COVID-19 Death Rates

New research suggests the sun's UV rays might somehow provide some protection against the disease.

Fri, 09 Apr 2021 11:23:58 EST You Have Fungi in Your Lungs, and That's OK

People can breathe easy knowing these species are for the most part harmless, scientists say.

Thu, 08 Apr 2021 12:28:32 EST NIH Looking Into Rare Allergic Reactions to COVID Vaccines

Researchers will look at the biological mechanism causing the reactions and whether there is a way to predict who is at most risk.

Thu, 08 Apr 2021 12:19:20 EST Living With Relapsing-Remitting MS

Here is one man's journey from diagnosis and treatment to living life to the fullest with multiple sclerosis.

Thu, 08 Apr 2021 11:13:56 EST Dealing With the Loss of a Parent

Even as an adult, the death of a parent is devastating. These strategies can help you learn about and manage your grief.

Thu, 08 Apr 2021 11:10:20 EST How Is COVID-19 Affecting Our Sleep?

Slumber in the age of COVID-19: There's some good news.

Thu, 08 Apr 2021 11:04:42 EST 'Heart-in-a-Box' Can Be Lifesaver From Distant Donors

The portable device mimics how the heart would act within the human body.

Thu, 08 Apr 2021 10:53:30 EST Women More Prone to Concussion's Long-Term Harms

After a concussion, women may be at heightened risk of lasting physical and mental symptoms, a new study finds.

Thu, 08 Apr 2021 10:48:40 EST Black Women Dying of COVID at Higher Rates Than White Men

COVID death rates among Black men are far higher than for any other sex and racial group.

Wed, 07 Apr 2021 18:19:31 EST Meditation and Managing PTSD

If you’ve been struggling with PTSD, this simple daily practice you can do anywhere may be able to help. Learn how meditation can lower your stress levels.

Wed, 07 Apr 2021 18:05:13 EST Big Emotions After an Adult ADHD Diagnosis

From confusion to grief to relief, three women with ADHD talk about how they felt when they got diagnosed, and they share how they took charge of their lives.


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