Patients with common conditions such as back pain, headaches, and upper respiratory infections are more likely to receive tests and services of uncertain or little diagnostic or therapeutic benefit--so-called low-value ... Read More >
Patients with common conditions such as back pain, headaches, and upper respiratory infections are more likely to receive tests and services of uncertain or little diagnostic or therapeutic benefit Read More >
Disagreement persists between professional societies and organizations over the best time to start and to discontinue mammography for breast cancer screening, as well as the optimal amount of time Read More >
Life skills such as persistence, conscientiousness, and control are as important to wealth and well-being in later life as they are when people are much younger, according to research led by Univer Read More >
Everybody knows or has heard of a remarkably long-lived person. Many have lived independently into their hundreds and passed away without experiencing the extreme debility we usually associate with Read More >
Plenty of things can kill the romance in a relationship.But traditionally, money and all the complications that come with it sit near the top of the list.
I’ve worked with hundreds of marr Read More >
According to the National Institute on Aging, If you have a choice of where to get your groceries, pick a store that is clean and well supplied. If it is also busy, the stock is probably more likel Read More >
Preventive medicine experts at Rush University Medical Center have discovered that delaying access to tempting high-calorie foods and snacks in vending machines potentially can shift people’s Read More >
A March 2017 study done at North Carolina State University in Raleigh found that bestselling cookbooks offer readers little useful advice about reducing food-safety risks, and that much of the advi Read More >
Some people like to walk on a treadmill at the gym, and can do that every day without needing to change their approach. Others find that kind of activity boring. The key to sticking with exercise i Read More >
Music therapy has been found to decrease pain in patients recovering from spine surgery, compared to a control group of patients who received standard postoperative care alone.
The study, pu Read More >
Baby boomers witnessed and experienced a lot in their formative years, such as the Cold War, the space race, political assassinations, the Vietnam War, Civil Rights protests and Watergate.
According to the National Institutes of Health, on any given day one-third of children and 41 percent of teens eat from a fast-food restaurant. They also report that the restaurant meals often serv Read More >
Parenthood is associated with a longer life than childlessness, particularly in older age, when health and capacity may start to decline. That’s the finding of research published online in March Read More >