Environmental Issues

The Challenges of Parenting a Child With Eczema

A loving mother wants, above all else, good health for her child. Imagine, then, the emotional impact of discovering that…

2 months ago

How to Minimize Eczema Flare-ups at the Gym and on the Job

Morning exercise offers many benefits, but for people with eczema, hitting the gym and then going to work presents a…

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Cows Are Potential Spreaders of Bird Flu to Humans

May 10, 2024 -- Cow udders have the same receptors for flu viruses as humans and birds, raising concerns that…

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Putting a Hole in Our World

May 10, 2024 – When we’re young, we take our macula for granted. At the center of our retina –…

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A Healthy Lifestyle Can Add Years to Life, Despite ‘Bad’ Genes

May 9, 2024 – Were you born with family genes that predict a short life? Fear not; it turns out…

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Taking Racism out of the Kidney Disease Equation

The first sign something was wrong with Curtis Warfield came in 2005, when a lab test found protein in his…

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Vegan, Vegetarian Diets Unlock Extra ZZZs

May 8, 2024 -- Want to sleep better and longer? Ditch the meat. At least that’s what some experts are…

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Anorexia: The Body Neglected

Anorexia nervosa takes an enormous toll on the body. But that's not all. It has the highest death rate of…

3 months ago

Right Diagnosis Can Help Mothers and Babies

May 6, 2024 –Megan Tavares was at the grocery store when her doctor called to tell her to get to…

3 months ago

Living With Major Depressive Disorder

By Elena Sledge, as told to Kara Mayer RobinsonI’ve been living with depression for almost 12 years. I’m 31 now…

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