With cold and flu season fast approaching, two University of Florida pharmacy researchers are calling on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to remove a common over-the-counter decongestant from the market.
It's the little things that count … always.
Wedding vows give us an idea of just how long you are expected to live with that one person you chose to marry: “In sickness and in health, for better or for worse, for richer or for poorer, ’til death do us part.” That’s a pretty long time.
Older Americans aren't very good at assessing how long they should expect to live, which complicates their end-of-life care decisions, according to medical researchers.
My husband has cancer. Stage 4 squamous cell carinoma cancer located in his maxillary sinus, to be specific. I never thought I would be the spouse of a "dying" man; but here I am. Here I am, the wife who had to wait 18 hours as they tore out a giant tumor in her husband's face, and then rebuilt it with a fibula bone and its muslces and vessels. Here I am, the wife who watched her husband suffer for days in the hosptial re-learning how to do simple things like eat, talk and walk. Here I am, watching ...
One of the most effective ways to fight global poverty is surprisingly simple: empower moms.
It is the worst nightmare for parents to look down and see cuts or bleeding that their child has inflicted on himself or herself. Your initial reaction might be to panic or get angry.
Having a well-developed and shapely thigh is not only appealing to the eye, it is critical for the simple function of walking.
A composite of recent questions posed to me by journalists, along with my answers:
This fall-favorite dessert is perfect for any time of the year and is one that everyone will love. Have all the taste of apple pie without any of the guilt with bistroMD's apple walnut crisp recipe. This sweet treat has only 160 calories per serving and is a perfect size for your next family get-together.
It can be difficult to find the motivation to get up off the couch, start that new diet and get moving. Even when the pounds are piling on, it can be hard to find that desire and motivation to exercise.
I was morbidly obese for most of 30 years and obese most of my life. I was embarrassed and hated this about myself. I had diabetes and other health problems and a fear of Alzheimer’s, which is often associated with both obesity and diabetes.
Therese Borchard welcomes autumn with a sense of dread.
Work, kids, family, finances, relationships, debts, diets, the future … life brings a whole host of things to constantly worry and fuss about. But the thing about worry is that it doesn’t fix anything; it’s a useless emotion. Worrying consumes your time and thoughts, distracting you from enjoying what’s happening right now. The minute you stop borrowing troubles from tomorrow, your life will be simpler, more full and happier. Test it out by not worrying anymore about these 17 things:
When her mother was diagnosed with Alzheimer's around 1995, Joan Wright tried to prepare for the heartbreak the disease leaves in its wake. She'd always had a strained relationship with her mom and expected dementia to lead to more tears and frustration.
When Giacomo Fasano took up running 10 years ago, the New Jersey writer was hoping to improve his fitness. He didn’t know he was ...