Dr. Izabella Wentz, a thyroid expert, explains the lifestyle changes you can make to fix your hormone imbalance.
Science is learning a thing or two from nature. A stressful day may look different depending on your gender. Everything we know about love may be wrong.
Are masks affecting how our brains function? Getting a tattoo may be good for your health. Can our genes predict the future? Plus…it's time to take your Sunday morning crossword seriously.
Studies show that law enforcement is the most sleep deprived of all professions, with potentially damaging and even fatal consequences for decision-making and reaction time, as well as long-term health damage. Experts discuss the unique challenges in having a poorly rested police force and in fixing it.
Medicine in intensive care units has become so technically focused that many doctors believe they’ve lost their connection with the humanity of patients, and a high degree of patients are experiencing post intensive care syndrome.
A new analysis in the journal JAMA Network Open finds that most insurance companies are no longer waiving co-pays and deductibles for Covid hospitalization. Plus, a study finds depression rates are even higher now than they were in 2020. 17% of four and five year-olds get put on medication when diagnosed with ADHD. And finally, teenage girls have been …
With the Delta variant of Covid-19 spreading, far more Americans are worried about getting infected. American children and adolescents now get two-thirds of their calories from ultra processed foods. And finally... it’s good to be productive but if you think leisure is a waste of time, you’re likely to be unhappy overall.
A new CDC report shows that suicide among veterinarians is much higher than in the general population. Experts discuss the unique stresses that affect these professionals, including financial, compassion fatigue, euthanasia, and online harassment. They also discuss measures being taken to prevent mental health struggles and suicide.
A large new study shows people are in more pain than ever before. Then, One of the hallmarks of diseases like Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and ALS is a misfolding of proteins. now researchers say those folded proteins may be linked to gut bacteria. Then, here’s another way to cut your cancer risk—eat more mushrooms. And finally, a study showing that air …
The stress of the pandemic on healthcare workers has been enormous, but a new study shows critical care nurses were already burning out in large numbers even before it hit. Then, more than half of all cases of cervical cancer in the United States occur in women who’ve never had a pap smear or HPV test. Plus, a study finds cocoa powder may reduce liver …
Studies show that as many as a third of people who were very ill with Covid-19 later develop PTSD. Caregivers and health care workers may be afflicted as well. An expert discusses how this develops and what people can do to get better.
Doctors are preparing for the possibility of Covid-19 variants that vaccines don’t prevent. Then, a new drug that shows promise against pancreatic and triple-negative breast cancers. And finally… mindfulness and meditation apps are good for reducing stress and anxiety, but they can also make you selfish.