June 7, 2022

How Hospice Can Help People With Dementia During Their Final Days

Share on PinterestMany families are unaware that hospice is an available option for end-of-life dementia care. Catherine Falls Commercial/Getty Images A new study examined medical records […]
June 7, 2022

Latest Research on Cannabis as a Treatment for Chronic Pain Remains Unclear

Share on PinterestAccording to experts, the social, legal, and political aspects of cannabinoids complicate the ability to easily study their effects on chronic pain. Getty Images […]
June 5, 2022

Researchers Looking at CRISPR Gene-Splicing Technology to Help Treat Dementia, ALS

Share on PinterestResearchers are hoping the CRISPR gene-splicing technology can be used to treat dementia and ALS. Getty Images Researchers are looking at the CRISPR gene-splicing […]
June 4, 2022

Worried About Which COVID-19 Vaccine is Better? Study Finds Getting Three Doses is Key

Three doses of any combination of COVID-19 vaccines work similarly well at preventing infection and hospitalization, research shows. With the appearance of the Omicron variants, three […]
June 3, 2022

You’re Probably Not Using Sunblock as Well as You Think

Share on PinterestNew research finds that while many people say sun protection is important to them, misconceptions about tanning and sun exposure are still quite common. […]
June 3, 2022

Tracking the Latest COVID-19 Wave: Cases Down in New England, Great Lakes

Share on PinterestCOVID-19 testing in a healthcare setting can help slow the spread of the disease. Getty Images COVID-19 cases are on the decline in the […]
June 3, 2022

About 3 Grams a Day of Omega-3 Fatty Acids May Lower Blood Pressure

Share on PinterestFish oil capsules are a source of omega-3 fatty acids, but experts have some words of caution about supplementation. HUIZENG HU/Getty Images Researchers are […]
June 3, 2022

How Your Height Affects Your Risk of Disease

Share on PinterestResearchers say taller people have a higher risk of irregular heartbeat but a lower risk of high blood pressure. Carina König / EyeEm / […]
June 3, 2022

Hepatitis A Outbreak is Linked to Strawberries: How to Stay Safe

At least 17 people have been sickened in a multi-state hepatitis-A outbreak. Cases have been detected in California, Minnesota, and North Dakota. Hepatitis-A symptoms include jaundice, […]
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