Harvard Health Blog
Trying new ways to connect with others can help you forge links to a wider community and feel less lonely. These easy tips can help you feel more connected.
Many people have expressed concern about potential harm to the eyes from blue light emitted by the screens of our electronic devices. Risks to the eyes from exposure to this light are negligible, but blue light may have other effects on our health.
The harm that lead can cause young children has been known for decades, but there is growing evidence that lead in the blood may raise the risk of heart disease in adults.
If you feel ready to stop taking an antidepressant, tapering off slowly with advice from your doctor may help you avoid uncomfortable symptoms called discontinuation syndrome.
While there is growing awareness of the complex nature of obesity, many people still experience implicit or overt bias from their doctors and other health care providers. Understanding how this affects the health of people with obesity is a step toward eliminating it.
One challenge for people with fertility issues is navigating other people’s pregnancies. Support and coping strategies can help maintain relationships.
Many women feel uncomfortable talking about health issues or concerns relating to the vulva or vagina. This brief primer on vulvar health can help.
Though only a small percentage of the population has gout, that number is on the rise. While dietary choices have long been believed to be a major cause of gout, a new study found that genetic factors matter much more.
Millions of Americans have elective surgeries like knee or hip replacements. When choosing a surgeon or procedure, follow these steps to make surgery safer.
A recent study suggests that having migraine headaches may be connected to a lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes, though the specific reason for this connection remains unknown.