Health & Wellness

Fri, 22 Sep 2023 12:18:50 EST Psychedelics Scientist Roland Griffiths Faces the End and Finds … Joy

Psychedelics scientist Roland Griffiths discusses his cancer diagnosis with Manish Agrawal, MD, and a new Johns Hopkins endowment for psychedelics.

Fri, 22 Sep 2023 12:01:08 EST 'Beer Goggles' a Myth, but Alcohol’s Allure Real and Risky

A couple of drinks does not give you “beer goggles” that make other people look more desirable, a new study found. But being tipsy may make you more eager to approach an attractive stranger.

Thu, 21 Sep 2023 12:47:39 EST As U.S. Syphilis Cases Rise, Those at the Epicenter Scramble

It was just a routine checkup -- or so she thought. One woman’s syphilis scare mirrors thousands of others amid a syphilis outbreak in the U.S., with Houston at the epicenter.

Wed, 20 Sep 2023 16:19:48 EST Fitness for People in Wheelchairs

Exercise is important for the physical health and well-being of people with limited mobility. Learn more about fitness tips for people who use wheelchairs.

Wed, 20 Sep 2023 13:16:25 EST ADHD Med Errors Among Kids Have Surged in Last 2 Decades

Medication errors among children who take drugs to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) reported to U.S. poison control centers increased by nearly 300% over a 22-year period, a new study published in the journal Pediatrics has found.

Wed, 20 Sep 2023 12:09:10 EST Glaucoma: A Hidden Threat to Vision Health Rising Swiftly

It's predicted that by 2050, the number of people with glaucoma will surge by more than 200%, highlighting an urgent need for heightened awareness, early detection, and advanced treatment strategies.

Tue, 19 Sep 2023 13:36:40 EST Is Obesity Different in Asian Americans? Expert Q&A

Asian Americans have a lower obesity rate than other ethnic groups, but there are key differences to be aware of. Here’s what you need to know.

Tue, 19 Sep 2023 10:36:19 EST Q&A: Wait, How Do I Protect Myself, Others From COVID Again?

Amid an increasing number of COVID hospitalizations and deaths, WebMD reached out to several experts for their practical tips and guidance.

Mon, 18 Sep 2023 14:00:54 EST Obesity: A Holistic Approach

In this webinar, Octavia Pickett-Blakely, MD, MHS, explained what a holistic approach to weight management is.

Thu, 14 Sep 2023 13:06:20 EST Cost May Lead Many to Skip COVID Testing: Why That's a Problem

Amid a surge in cases and hospitalizations, there’s a concern we don’t know the true extent of the disease if people avoid testing because of the cost.

Thu, 14 Sep 2023 07:17:25 EST Atopic Dermatitis: The Importance of Treatment Adherence

Atopic dermatitis can be unpredictable, but it’s important to stick with treatment, even when your skin is clear. These five strategies can help with treatment adherence.

Wed, 13 Sep 2023 18:46:06 EST As Superfungi Spread, the CDC Raises Alarms

Climate change helps drive the spread of deadly new organisms.

Wed, 13 Sep 2023 18:30:15 EST Why So Many Doctors Are Joining Unions

A growing number see organized labor as a path to improved working conditions – and better care for their patients.

Wed, 13 Sep 2023 17:27:03 EST When and Why to Get Shots for COVID, RSV, and Flu This Fall

Who should be most concerned about these respiratory illnesses? What is the optimal time to get one or more of these shots? And how long should you wait to get the new booster if you had COVID this summer?

Wed, 13 Sep 2023 14:46:22 EST Diet Tips for Advanced Prostate Cancer

A healthy diet can help support your prostate cancer treatment and boost overall health. Find out what to eat and what to avoid.

Wed, 13 Sep 2023 14:42:17 EST How to Self-Advocate for Advanced Prostate Cancer

Learn how to take an active role in your advanced prostate cancer care.

Wed, 13 Sep 2023 14:39:38 EST Staying Active With Prostate Cancer

When you have prostate cancer, exercise can improve your strength, stamina and mood. Find out the benefits of exercise for men with prostate cancer.

Wed, 13 Sep 2023 10:01:21 EST Popular OTC Decongestants Don’t Really Work, FDA Says

Many products, including Sudafed PE, contain phenylephrine, which an FDA committee said is ineffective.

Tue, 12 Sep 2023 14:59:33 EST CDC Approves New COVID Vaccine; Shots Available This Week

CDC's director and a panel of experts agreed to recommend the new COVID-19 vaccine for all Americans age 6 and over.

Tue, 12 Sep 2023 13:59:05 EST Caring for Someone With RRMM

Learn more about relapsed/refractory multiple myeloma (RRMM) and how you can offer the best support possible for a loved one with RRMM.

Tue, 12 Sep 2023 12:37:14 EST Not All Fruits Play Well Together in Your Morning Smoothie

Mixing fruits like bananas -- which brown quickly -- with things like berries may limit the nutritional benefit of those berries.

Tue, 12 Sep 2023 08:47:59 EST Will CBD Show Up on a Drug Test?

Cannabidiol (CBD) isn’t intoxicating. But you could still test positive for marijuana if you use certain CBD products. Get the facts.

Tue, 12 Sep 2023 08:46:12 EST Can CBD Help My Cat?

CBD could help your cat with pain and anxiety. But confusing laws may make it hard for you and your vet to make decisions. Find out how to help your pet.

Mon, 11 Sep 2023 17:18:37 EST What Happens When You Contact 988 About Suicide?

If you or someone you know is thinking about suicide, 988 is a new way to call, text, or chat the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. Find out what to expect.

Mon, 11 Sep 2023 14:24:18 EST FDA Authorizes New COVID-19 Vaccine

The FDA today authorized the newest COVID-19 vaccine, the first not to target the initial or “ancestral” strain of the virus. We’re that far into the pandemic now.

Fri, 08 Sep 2023 12:09:09 EST DIY Wellness Retreat: A Treat for Your Mind and Body at Home

Experts share their best tips for creating a meaningful self-care experience at home.

Thu, 07 Sep 2023 11:34:48 EST 3D-Printed Meds Customize the Exact Dose for Sick Children

Researchers hope to enhance pediatric care by printing tablets in child-friendly doses, shapes, and flavors.

Wed, 06 Sep 2023 15:33:00 EST New AI-Enhanced Bandages Poised to Transform Wound Treatment

Doctors, engineers, and AI experts are teaming up to develop “smart bandages” capable of treating chronic wounds, battlefield injuries, or even minor cuts and scrapes.

Wed, 06 Sep 2023 13:21:53 EST Buyer Beware: Delta-8 is the 'Russian Roulette' of Cannabis

Delta-8 products have spread into vape shops, gas stations and other retailers, but are these products safe for use?

Tue, 05 Sep 2023 17:44:47 EST What to Know About the Rare Cancer That Killed Jimmy Buffett

The passing of popular singer and song writer Jimmy Buffett, who died Friday at age 76 from Merkel cell carcinoma, has thrust this form of skin cancer into the spotlight. But what exactly is it?

Tue, 05 Sep 2023 14:50:34 EST Multiple Myeloma: How Do Disparities Affect Outcomes?

Multiple myeloma and race: Find out how disparities can affect diagnosis, treatment, and outcomes.

Tue, 05 Sep 2023 12:38:46 EST Fall Vaccines: What to Know about Flu, COVID, RSV Shots

Find answers to your questions about coming vaccines for COVID-19, the flu, and RSV.

Mon, 04 Sep 2023 22:29:53 EST Make Healthy 'Me Time' a Priority

Making time for yourself and your health should be a priority. Learn about the importance of “me time.”

Mon, 04 Sep 2023 14:23:48 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.

Fri, 01 Sep 2023 13:55:15 EST How Your Smartwatch Could Help Unlock Secrets of Disease

Popular smartwatches and other wearable devices are giving research an upgrade.

Fri, 01 Sep 2023 11:55:16 EST Under-prescribed Menopause Relief: Women Suffer Needlessly

An alarming gap bedevils menopause care in the United States – thanks to enduring myths about hormone replacement therapy and flaws in how new doctors are trained.

Fri, 01 Sep 2023 07:43:31 EST Managing Menstrual Migraine

Menstrual migraine is when you get a headache during your period. Learn why this happens and how to manage it.

Fri, 01 Sep 2023 06:35:39 EST Finding Support for Geographic Atrophy

Family, friends, and support groups can help you adapt to life with geographic atrophy (GA). Find out where to find the best sources of support for you.

Fri, 01 Sep 2023 06:32:33 EST Accepting a Geographic Atrophy Diagnosis

If you’re having trouble accepting a geographic atrophy (GA) diagnosis, there are support groups and resources that can help you lead a full life.

Thu, 31 Aug 2023 14:25:11 EST Geographic Atrophy: The Future of Treatment

Learn what’s on the horizon to help manage your geographic atrophy.

Thu, 31 Aug 2023 12:30:41 EST Why Explosive Anger Isn't Just a 'Bad Attitude,' But a Symptom

Raging drivers, violent airline passengers, irate customers – we dismiss them as jerks, but experts say a little-known psychological disorder could be at play.

Thu, 31 Aug 2023 11:18:14 EST Q&A: What to Know About the New BA 2.86 COVID Variant

Only a few dozen cases of the new variant have been reported around the globe, but experts are keeping a close eye on the variant dubbed Pirola.

Wed, 30 Aug 2023 16:00:56 EST What People With Ovarian Cancer Wish You Knew

Here’s what people with ovarian cancer want you to know about this condition.

Wed, 30 Aug 2023 15:59:19 EST Living With Ovarian Cancer

Learning to live with ovarian cancer can feel overwhelming. But there are ways to ease the transition.

Wed, 30 Aug 2023 15:57:38 EST Ovarian Cancer: Why a Diagnosis Often Comes Late

Here’s what two doctors who treat gynecologic cancers want you to know about spotting ovarian cancer as early as possible.

Wed, 30 Aug 2023 15:55:07 EST Complementary and Alternative Treatment for Ovarian Cancer

When used under a doctor’s supervision, complementary therapies can make it easier to get through treatment for ovarian cancer. Here’s what you should know.

Wed, 30 Aug 2023 13:04:02 EST The Surprising Way to Fight Asthma Symptoms

Yes, exercise can trigger an asthma attack, but more and more research shows it can also boost lung function and ease the symptoms of asthma. Learn how to get the benefits while staying safe.

Wed, 30 Aug 2023 10:45:56 EST 5 Questions for COVID Experts: How Concerned Should We Be?

WebMD turned to the experts for their take on the current circulating virus, asking them to predict if we’ll be masking up again anytime soon, and what this fall and winter might look like, especially now that testing and vaccinations are no longer free of charge.

Tue, 29 Aug 2023 16:49:30 EST DNA Ancestry Tests and Other Family History Genealogy Tips

Get information on DNA ancestry tests and other genealogy tips.

Tue, 29 Aug 2023 14:23:25 EST Are Prime Energy Drinks Safe for Kids?

While federal regulators investigate the safety of Prime Energy drinks, which have become quite the rage among children at home and school, parents want to know: Are these beverages OK for my kid to drink? Here's what to know.


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