High Cholesterol in Younger People

SOURCES: Brandon Wilson, FH advocate, Florida. Peter Gaskin, MD, pediatric cardiologist, University of Maryland Children’s Hospital; assistant professor, pediatrics, University of Maryland, Baltimore. Mary P. McGowan, MD, chief medical officer, The FH Foundation; cardiologist, Dartmouth Hitchcock, Lebanon, NH. National Heart,...

8 Tips for Choosing a CPAP Machine

Sampat says a sleep technician, sleep technologist, or respiratory technologist can work with you directly to fit you to the right mask. 3. Consider comfort. Size is only one part of fit. You also want to think about the type...

Psoriasis and Body Image

Joni Kazantzis was 15 years old when she woke up one morning covered with red, scaly spots that looked a lot like chickenpox. It happened overnight, so her mother thought it may have been an allergic reaction. But within the...

Newly Diagnosed With Sleep Apnea: What to Know

If you just found out you have sleep apnea, you may wonder what to do next. The first step is to talk to your doctor about the lifestyle changes and treatments you can use to manage it and improve your...

‘MIND’ Diet May Help Preserve Brain in People With MS

By Cara MurezHealthDay ReporterFRIDAY, June 18, 2021 (HealthDay News) – A diet designed to boost brain health appears to benefit people with multiple sclerosis (MS), new research suggests.For the study, a team from Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai...

Fish Oil Supplements May Help Fight Depression

By Robert Preidt               HealthDay ReporterFRIDAY, June 18, 2021 (HealthDay News) -- Fish oil supplements are often touted as good for your heart health, but a new study finds they may also help fight depression."Using...

Race, Health Care, Pandemic: Hope in a Year of Challenges

Kaiser Family Foundation: “Latest Data on COVID-19 Vaccinations by Race/Ethnicity.” Mayo Clinic: “Coronavirus infection by race: What's behind the health disparities?” Jenay Powell, MD, executive director, White Coats Black Doctors Foundation. Lutricia Harrison, doctor of nursing practice (DNP), advanced nurse...

Hospitals: One Reason COVID Is More Lethal for Black Americans

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, June 18, 2021 (HealthDay News) -- Black COVID-19 patients in the United States are more likely to die than white patients, but there would be 10% fewer deaths among Black patients if they could...

These Are The Most Common Long-Haul COVID-19 Symptoms

So much of the COVID-19 news coming out of the United States lately has been positive. Cases are falling, hospitalizations are down, and the vaccines are holding up well against emerging coronavirus variants. But that good news can sometimes obscure...

20 Things That Might Just Help You Relax A Little

It’s important to destress after a long day or week. You can take some alone time to soak in a bathtub, light a candle or fill out a gratitude journal.When you’re ready to unwind, there are so many great products...
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