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Diseases & Conditions

Virus Discovery Leads to Multiple Sclerosis Breakthrough

In January, a scientific study garnered the kind of attention normally reserved for celebrity gossip. Researchers reported that multiple sclerosis…

Diet & Nutrition

The Health Benefits of Matcha

There are four types of tea—white, green, Oolong, and black—all derived from the Camellia sinensis shrub. What distinguishes each type of tea…

Foot Health

Avoiding Ankle Accidents

Ankle rolls and sprains are unwelcome surprises: You step off an unexpected curb, have an unsteady moment on a hiking…

Mental Health

Life Without Pleasure

The pursuit of pleasure drives much of human behavior. It is why we love, eat, drink, play, and create. Without…

Aging

Vitamin B3 and Healthy Aging

Vitamin B3 isn’t a single substance: It’s a family of three vitamers (similar but not identical forms of a vitamin),…

Wellness

Are You Taking Heart Health Seriously Enough?

Prepare yourself for a statistic that might make your heart a bit heavier: In the time it will take you…

Common Threads

Accidental Dehydration—It’s Far More Common Than You Think

A few nights ago, when I woke up at 3:30 in the morning for that usual middle-of-the-night trip to the…

Wellness

Ask the Expert: Fiber for Constipation

My doctor recommended getting more fiber for my constipation, but it's not helping. What can I do? Getting more fiber…

Diet & Nutrition

Resistant Starch: The Good Carbs

If you think starches will make you fat and play havoc with your blood sugar, you’re not alone. Starchy foods…

Health Care Providers

Don’t Go Alone To Your Health Appointments

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a dramatic effect on the health-care system. Thousands of medical professionals, including doctors, nurses, therapists,…

Eye Health

Better Vision Through Eye Drops

Reading glasses are a necessity for almost everyone over age 50, but a newly approved eye drop promises to make…

Aging

Fight Senescent Cells to Beat Aging

Every cell in your body has a predetermined life span. Some cells live for a few days, while others live…

Diet & Nutrition

Eat Less to Live More

If you’ve ever tried to lose weight (and most of us have), you’re familiar with calorie restriction (CR) or eating…

Mental Health

Borderline Personality Disorder

People with borderline personality disorder (BPD) experience intense, unstable emotions, stormy relationships, deep insecurity, and a lack of a strong…

Alternative Treatments

Bug Bites: Prevention and Treatment

When summer rolls around, many of my patients ask how to prevent bug bites. Some folks claim that eating a…