Cannabidiol, widely known as CBD, is a cannabinoid derived from the cannabis plant. CBD doesn’t contain any THC, meaning that it’s unlikely you’ll feel “high” when taking it. While research is still being carried out to determine the potential effects … Continue reading The 5 Best CBD Oils to Help with Stress in 2021
Have a fever? Take an antibiotic. High cholesterol? Use a statin. In pain? Pop an opioid. Feeling blue? Try an antidepressant. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), 74 percent of doctor’s visits end with a scribbled prescription. It’s … Continue reading Common Drugs That Steal Your Body’s Nutrients
There are several general guiding principles that lay the foundation for the ethical standards further detailed in the statement. These guiding principles include: Protecting Patient Health In line with the Hippocratic Oath, espousing the belief to “First, do no harm” … Continue reading What Are the Principles of the Declaration of Helsinki?
Tretinoin has been used as an anti-acne agent for almost 50 years. As a type of retinol, it’s able to combat several dermatological conditions. Skin is the largest organ in the body, and we continuously try new ingredients to make … Continue reading Tretinoin for Acne: Benefits, Uses, Dosage and Side Effects
If you’ve just cut your finger off in a table saw, it’s pretty clear that the emergency room should be your next stop. But not all emergencies are quite that clear-cut. Emergency rooms are the most expensive places to receive … Continue reading When Insurers Deny Emergency Department Claims
Psychological trauma is a response to an event that a person finds highly stressful. Examples include being in a war zone, a natural disaster, or an accident. Trauma can cause a wide range of physical and emotional symptoms. Not everyone … Continue reading What is Trauma? Types, Symptoms and Treatments
Tics are irregular, uncontrollable, unwanted, and repetitive movements of muscles that can occur in any part of the body. Movements of the limbs and other body parts are known as motor tics. Involuntary repetitive sounds, such as grunting, sniffing, or … Continue reading Tic Disorders: Causes, Types and Diagnosis
Overview A sore throat refers to pain, itchiness, or irritation of the throat. Throat pain is the primary symptom of a sore throat. It may get worse when you try to swallow, and you may have difficulty swallowing food and … Continue reading 12 Natural Remedies for Sore Throats
Overview You’ve probably heard someone say, “Eat your carrots, they’re good for your eyes.” You may have also seen advertisements for nutritional supplements for eye health. Can vitamins and minerals benefit your eye health and vision? Keep reading to learn … Continue reading Eye Health and Supplements: What You Should Know
Back pain is a common reason for absence from work and for seeking medical treatment. It can be uncomfortable and debilitating. It can result from injury, activity and some medical conditions. Back pain can affect people of any age, for … Continue reading Back Pain: Causes, Symptoms and Treatments
Never heard of fenugreek? Don’t worry — you’re not alone — but that doesn’t mean you should continue to be in the dark on this medicinal herb. In fact, I recommend using it on a regular basis. Why? Because fenugreek … Continue reading Fenugreek: Benefits i.e. Pregnancy, Uses and Side Effects
Sales of face masks are spiking in China and around the world amid a coronavirus outbreak. For the average person, wearing a mask is not as effective as everyday measures like hand-washing and avoiding close contact with anyone who might … Continue reading Why Face Masks Probably Won’t Protect You From Coronavirus
Any doctor will tell you that every guy needs a primary-care provider—a trusted physician who knows you, knows that your dad had a heart attack at age 40, helps you figure out how to tweak your life according to your … Continue reading Urgent Care, Telemedicine – Ways Going to the Doctor Is Changing
The majority of Americans have health insurance that includes coverage for prescription drugs. But unfortunately that doesn’t ensure that they can afford the specific drugs their doctors prescribe for them. In fact, many Americans report that their insurance plans sometimes … Continue reading When Insurers Don’t Cover Drugs, Prescriptions Often Go Unfilled
Bills of any variety are typically greeted with groans, but unexpected medical bills are particularly unwelcome. Often, they hit your mailbox weeks, even months, after your doctor visit or the date of a procedure. And while these bills may be … Continue reading 7 Ways To Avoid Scary, Unexpected Health Bills
If you’re like most people, you at least occasionally deal with acne breakouts, skin dryness, redness and signs of uneven skin tone. If so, you probably wonder about possible underlying causes of these skin conditions in hopes of finding a … Continue reading Face Mapping: What Science Says & How It Works
Growing up, I had the stereotypical image of what a seizure was. A person has to collapse, convulse, and practically lose all consciousness, right? Wrong. I started experiencing odd sensations in my mid-teens. For a few minutes, I wouldn’t be able to … Continue reading Doctors Told Me I Only Had PMS—but It Turned Out to Be Brain Cancer
Any time you take a medication, weighing the risks and benefits of the drug is a must. And now we must ask ourselves, “Is this one of the drugs linked to dementia and memory loss?” Emerging research is finding disturbing connections … Continue reading Popular Prescription Drugs Linked to Dementia
As consumers turn to supplements to improve their gut health, the probiotics industry is exploding Some people believe probiotics can help with everything from mental health to weight loss, but experts say the science is too new. That said, research has … Continue reading Do Probiotic Supplements Really Work?
I met Luke at a professional conference. I’m a public health and behavioral science expert; Luke’s a statistician for a hospital system in New York City. I thought he was brilliant — two Ivy League degrees, decades of experience working … Continue reading Fake News About Health You Need to Stop Believing
No one ever expects to get cancer, but as a healthy 29-year-old working in the fitness world, I really didn’t see it happening to me. Of course, looking back now, it’s easy for me to see the palm-sized tumor poking … Continue reading Thyroid Cancer Story: ‘I Had Thyroid Cancer For Five Years Without Knowing It’
People with a depressed immune system or nutrient deficiencies may be more prone to catching the flu or a cold. Stress, lack of sleep and exposure to toxins can worsen flu symptoms. According to a report published by the Centers … Continue reading Flu Natural Remedies: 12 Ways to Relieve Flu Symptoms
Almost everyone has suffered from heartburn at some point in their life, so it’s easy to write that painful burning sensation you get in the middle of your chest after a long run or housing a garlicky bowl of pasta … Continue reading Could Your Heartburn Turn Into Esophageal Cancer?
Coughing is one of the most recognizable symptoms of illness. It can also be one of the most annoying. Continue reading Most Effective Cough Medicines