Our experts explain these changes, how to perform at-home exams, and why aggressive breast cancer may no longer be a death sentence.
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Peter Taub, a professor of pediatrics, says plagiocephaly ("flat head syndrome") isn’t a syndrome at all and doesn’t cause any neurologic symptoms.
Experts explain what the statistics point to as the underlying cause of mass violence.
Experts discuss this phenomenon and share tips on how to safely make it through the holidays.
Dr. Michael Stein explains the difference between healthcare and public health, arguing that we should pay more attention to preventing conditions before they occur.
The SAMHSA created a suicide and crisis hotline in 2005 to help those struggling. This year, the ten-digit number was changed to just three: 988.
Cancer treatments like radiation or chemotherapy elevate a patient’s risk of fatal heart disease, even decades after beating the cancer itself. Fortunately, a new medical discipline called cardio-oncology is working to reduce this heart damage in cancer patients.
Dr. Timothy Harrison, a deputy director at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, explains the still-persistent social stigma and how government entities are increasing access to HIV care.
A new questionnaire can determine the risk of car accidents in elderly drivers. Then, industrialization is bad for breast milk. Then, does spanking increase the likelihood of experiencing physical abuse? And finally, can scientists use plants to study psychiatric disorders?
A recent survey by Orlando Health finds that many men overestimate how healthy they are, prompting one-third of them to skip their annual health screening.
Public health agencies have issued safety recommendations, but with growing mistrust in these institutions, will anyone heed the advice? An expert discusses how the pandemic helped foster this rocky relationship.