What Helps Calm Agitated Dementia Patients?

Oct 20, 2019
Dealing with the agitation, anxiety, and aggression that often come with dementia is one of the most challenging aspects of caring for someon

None of Top-Selling Kids’ Drinks Meet Health Recommendations

Oct 17, 2019
Drinks marketed to children often contain loads of unhealthy sugars and sweeteners, and they come in packages that deliver too-large servings

Pregnancy Discrimination Continues, 41 Years after US Ban

Oct 14, 2019
For 41 years, federal law has banned pregnancy discrimination in the workplace. But the stories tumbling out this week show it’s far fr

Healthy Diet Can Stave off Depression

Oct 11, 2019
Kids have long heard the refrain: Eat your vegetables to grow up big and strong. But a healthy diet may make you happier, too, according to A

Teen Depression Risk Lower in Close-knit Families

Oct 8, 2019
Teens with positive family relationships may be less likely to develop depression during adolescence or early adulthood, a new study suggests

Prescription Opioids Can Increase Risk of Death for Kidney Disease Patients

Oct 5, 2019
If you have chronic kidney disease, taking opioids for pain may increase your odds of hospitalization or early death, a new study suggests. T

Stroke Rate Falls Among Older Americans

Oct 2, 2019
Starting in the late 1980s, stroke rates among older Americans began to fall — and the decline shows no signs of stopping, a new study finds.

Natural Treatments for Erectile Dysfunction

Sep 29, 2019
The number of men who suffer from erectile dysfunction (ED) is rapidly increasing. According to one study, the prevalence of ED worldwide wil

Meat Alternatives Involve Nutritional Tradeoffs

Sep 26, 2019
By almost any measure, meat alternatives are rapidly gaining in popularity. The explosion of innovation in plant-based meat alternatives is e

FDA Approves New Diabetes Pill

Sep 23, 2019
A new pill to lower blood sugar for people with Type 2 diabetes was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday. The drug, Ry