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Table of Contents Show less Watching an older adult suffering from the progressive effects of Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia can be distressing for family members who worry about their loved one’s safety, daily care needs and overall well-being as symptoms progress. Memory c...


Researchers headed by a team at the Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, have demonstrated how treating obese mice with a cytokine called thymic stromal lymphopoietin (TSLP) triggers significant abdominal fat and weight loss. The team’s studies found that, unexpectedly, the fat...



The Lazarus phenomenon is a rare, possibly under-reported condition that happens when someone who seems to be dead shows signs of life again, typically several minutes after health workers stop giving them CPR. The condition gets its name from the Bible story in which Jesus resurrects Lazarus of...


July 30, 2021 By Jennifer Garvin Washington — The ADA and more than 500 organizations representing all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, are urging Congress to support legislation to make the Children’s Health Insurance Program permanent. In a July 22 letter sent to leade...


Is chia seed water a magic weight loss potion? According to proponents of the latest viral TikTok health trend, drinking the superseed steeped in H2O may be the key to prevent overeating and ultimately helping with weight loss. TikTok user @happyandhealthyolivia shared the health hack as part...


To help prevent prescription drug addiction and misuse, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost is hosting six drop-off locations Saturday for Ohioans to deposit unused drugs that they don’t need. Kroger stores in Westerville (55 W. Schrock Road) and Hilliard (4656 Cemetery Road) are among the location...


In summary Three of the California governor’s boldest health care promises — including affordable medications and universal health care — have made little progress so far. Lea este artículo en  español . Early in his term, Gov. Gavin Newsom positioned himself as the governor who would cha...


BioFit probiotic from Nature’s Formulas and Chrissie Miller is a probiotic supplement specifically for weight loss. Since this is a probiotic-rich formula, you can expect several other benefits from it too. After all, the right kind of bacteria can help improve your health in multiple ways. From...



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When you have a chronic health condition, managing your health can feel like a full-time job — and with insurance considerations thrown into the mix, that might switch to working overtime. The complexity of health plan rules and codes, along with in-network and out-of-network providers and presc...


It was a Sunday morning in late November when Bryan Keller hopped on a bike to pick up groceries, cruising with ease in a relatively empty New York City. The surprises came fast and hard: a fall that sent his head into the pavement and left him bleeding profusely and in shock, a trip to a nearby ur...


MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - The surging number of new COVID-19 cases in Madison and Dane Co. means the county could eclipse the threshold in which federal health officials recommend nearly everyone – vaccinated or not – wear a mask when indoors with people not in their household. Dane Co. could cross...