Feeling the burn? Antacids can provide some relief

Over-the-counter antacids may be effective at managing occasional bouts of heartburn. But persistent heartburn should be checked out by a doctor, who may want to prescribe medication or look for underlying medical causes. (Locked) More »

Needling your way to healthier skin

Microneedling uses tiny needles to trick the body into thinking the skin has been injured. This causes it to produce new collagen and elastin, which can improve skin texture and appearance. This procedure has a short recovery time, is suitable for most skin types, and produces mild to moderate improvements. (Locked) More »

Should you be taking an omega-3 supplement?

Certain people, including those who don’t eat fish and those who are at high risk for cardiovascular events may benefit from omega-3 supplements. But for the average person it’s better to focus on eating a diet that includes fatty fish. Aim for at least two servings a week. More »

Can you boost your memory by walking backward?

A study found that walking backward may improve short-term memory. It’s not clear why this is the case, but people may associate reverse motion with a return to the past, which may trigger a memory response. More research is needed to determine if walking backward should be used as a memory aid. More »