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Taking Aim at Coach, Doctor Sex Abuse on Campuses

Lun, 12/04/2021 - 21:49

Universities have agreed to pay more than $1.6 billion to victims of sexual abuse at the hands of doctors and coaches. It's a problem that needs answers, experts say.

Widely Used BP Meds May Raise Skin Cancer Risk

Lun, 12/04/2021 - 21:33

Certain blood pressure drugs can increase sensitivity to the sun's harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays.

How Meditation Can Help Manage OCD

Lun, 12/04/2021 - 17:38

If you have OCD tendencies, you may want to try meditation. Learn more about how this holistic therapy works to curb compulsions and obsessive thoughts.

My Spouse Is Depressed: Tips on How to Help and Cope

Ven, 09/04/2021 - 21:58

Is your spouse depressed? If your loved one withdraws from activities or sex, spends more time alone, or drinks more alcohol than they once did, they may have depression. Find out what to do if your partner refuses to get therapy and get tips to protect your own mental health.

Strategies That Help

Ven, 09/04/2021 - 21:37

There’s no cure for dementia-related psychosis. But there are steps you can take to help you and your loved one live with the disease and its symptoms.

The Caregiver's Role

Ven, 09/04/2021 - 21:31

Caregivers for people with dementia-related psychosis can play a big role in a loved one’s care plan and can help provide a better quality of life for as long as possible.

Recognizing the Symptoms, From Hallucinations to Delusions

Ven, 09/04/2021 - 21:23

Seeing signs of psychosis in a person with dementia may be harder than it seems. The first step: Asking questions of everyone involved.

What Is Dementia-Related Psychosis?

Ven, 09/04/2021 - 21:21

Psychotic episodes -- like hallucinations or delusions -- related to dementia can be scary for all involved. But there are ways to diagnose and treat the condition.

What You Can Do When Someone You Love Has PTSD

Ven, 09/04/2021 - 20:56

If someone you love has PTSD, you’re living with it too. Learn how you can help them and yourself.

12 Ways to Beat Loneliness

Ven, 09/04/2021 - 20:53

Feeling lonely these days -- maybe more than normal? Take these steps to help you get through it.

Sunnier Areas Have Lower COVID-19 Death Rates

Ven, 09/04/2021 - 18:32

New research suggests the sun's UV rays might somehow provide some protection against the disease.

You Have Fungi in Your Lungs, and That's OK

Ven, 09/04/2021 - 18:23

People can breathe easy knowing these species are for the most part harmless, scientists say.

NIH Looking Into Rare Allergic Reactions to COVID Vaccines

Gio, 08/04/2021 - 19:28

Researchers will look at the biological mechanism causing the reactions and whether there is a way to predict who is at most risk.

Living With Relapsing-Remitting MS

Gio, 08/04/2021 - 19:19

Here is one man's journey from diagnosis and treatment to living life to the fullest with multiple sclerosis.

How Is COVID-19 Affecting Our Sleep?

Gio, 08/04/2021 - 18:10

Slumber in the age of COVID-19: There's some good news.

'Heart-in-a-Box' Can Be Lifesaver From Distant Donors

Gio, 08/04/2021 - 18:04

The portable device mimics how the heart would act within the human body.

Women More Prone to Concussion's Long-Term Harms

Gio, 08/04/2021 - 17:53

After a concussion, women may be at heightened risk of lasting physical and mental symptoms, a new study finds.

Black Women Dying of COVID at Higher Rates Than White Men

Gio, 08/04/2021 - 17:48

COVID death rates among Black men are far higher than for any other sex and racial group.

Meditation and Managing PTSD

Gio, 08/04/2021 - 01:19

If you’ve been struggling with PTSD, this simple daily practice you can do anywhere may be able to help. Learn how meditation can lower your stress levels.

Big Emotions After an Adult ADHD Diagnosis

Gio, 08/04/2021 - 01:05

From confusion to grief to relief, three women with ADHD talk about how they felt when they got diagnosed, and they share how they took charge of their lives.