Archive for 2017
At one time there was hope that omega-3 supplements in the form of fish oil capsules might prevent heart disease, but 15 years of research has found this belief to be untrue, and taking fish oil could even be harmful to some people.
Measuring heart rate variability provides a way to see the impact of stress, which can be a motivator to make healthier lifestyle choices that can help counteract it.
Stomachaches are common in children, and most are not serious, but there are certain signs parents should watch for — especially when other symptoms accompany a stomachache.
Understanding all the details of your health insurance plan’s coverage can help prevent unexpected charges for out-of-network visits, particularly when away from your local coverage area.
There’s been plenty of talk about the new blood pressure guidelines, but most people just want to know what the new categories mean, and what they should be doing to improve their blood pressure so they don’t find themselves needing to take medication.
It’s crucial to take care of ourselves physically and mentally, especially when others depend on us. Here are four ways you can incorporate taking better care of yourself into your everyday routine.
Treatment of substance use disorders starts with the clinicians who see patients directly, but the ongoing search for more effective treatment options that will help the widest range of people begins with brain science.
A new app from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provides parents with a new resource to help them keep track of their child’s development milestones.
If you are planning to get a flu shot but have not yet done so, it may be worth waiting a little longer, as data on patients from four recent flu seasons found that protection against the virus declined over the course of the winter.
Even with comprehensive insurance, people with chronic conditions must shoulder the costs of many treatment-related expenses that are not covered because they are considered complementary or alternative therapies.