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What about the relationship between cholesterol and Alzheimer’s dementia?
There are steps we could be making right now that would make a big difference.
An overall healthy diet has been linked to a lower risk of hip fractures.
According to a report in the journal Pediatrics, the childhood obesity rate has risen in the United States between 2014 and 2016 by almost five percent.
It was called “The Way Back Project” and it used a mobile device to re-create the queen’s coronation in 1953.
A study in the Journal Neurology took a look at adolescent survivors of a mass shooting at a Norwegian summer camp that left 69 dead and 33 wounded.
Getting school children to eat healthy foods might not be as hard as we think.
In medicine, we call it non-compliance. That’s just another big medical word that gets in the way of communicating information.
According to the World Health Organization, poor nutrition contributes to more than 50% of deaths worldwide.
I have an important warning for women who are of childbearing age.
Cancer is evil and it is not politically correct. In other words, it discriminates one race against another.
Heart disease is on the rise in women and there are several things we can clearly associate with this problem.
There is a new study in the journal of the American Medical Association Psychiatry Edition that takes a look at something that makes a great deal of sense.
There is yet another study talking about the importance of gastric bypass surgery in helping reduce the rate of diabetes in those were obese.
The Canadian legislation is looking at prohibiting energy drinks from being marketed to children.
Our fascination with celebrities allows physician educators to use these unfortunate incidents to help others.
The Journal of Midwifery and Women’s Health is a major source of information for nurse midwives here in United States.
There is no doubt that our teens and young adults are under greater pressure now than perhaps they have been in decades.
Atrial fibrillation is a very serious cardiac issue.
Don’t look now, but doctors are beginning to realize the ways they can build their online reputation.
The more we study obesity and health issues, the more we are learning that where you live can have a direct impact on how you look at how you feel.
If you want to avoid joint problems as you get older, it might make sense to exercise more when you’re younger.
There is no doubt that Medicare provides tremendous benefits to the elderly.
It is a sad reality that many hospitals have to prepare for potential shootings which could be directed at physician’s nurses and patients.
There have been many studies about toddlers and learning over the years and some of the most interesting has been from Vanderbilt University.
Each year the FDA gets about 100 new drug applications, and there are usually about 100 new drugs or expanded usages for them.
It appears that the message to avoid sugar-sweetened beverages may be getting through.
Some of the greatest advances in the past 10 years have to do with genetic research.
Diabetic retinopathy can have a dramatic impact on people’s vision.