Diseases & Conditions


Treating COVID-19: What We Know Now About What Really Works

Early in the COVID-19 pandemic, doctors tried anything to help sick patients. Now, we have a much better idea of what improves outcomes. Here’s what works…


Preventing Diabetes Through Drugs

Are pharmaceuticals the answer to America’s diabetes problem?


How to Use a Pulse Oximeter

Some COVID-19 sufferers experience dangerous drops in blood oxygen and a pulse oximeter can monitor that. But misunderstanding how to use it could be dangerous. 


COVID-19 Tests: Which One Is Right for You?

There are three types of coronavirus tests, and they each test different things in different ways with different levels of effectiveness. What you need to know…

Diseases & Conditions

Six Health Monitoring Devices to Have at Home

You’re more likely to meet virtually with your doctor than ever before. In these COVID times, six home health devices to provide specific data to your doctor.


An Aspirin a Day May Make Cancer More Dangerous for Older Adults

For older adults with cancer, taking a low-dose aspirin every day could make cancer more deadly. Here, the recent research findings…

Heart Attack

Mediterranean Diet Beats Low-Fat Diet for Heart Attack Patients

In patients who’ve had a heart attack, a Mediterranean diet was much better than a low-fat diet at reducing risk for another heart attack. The study…


A Novel Way to Identify Alzheimer’s and Predict Its Progression

A newly discovered protein in spinal fluid may identify early-stage Alzheimer’s and predict its progression. Research findings…

Diseases & Conditions

Tryptophan Shows Potential to Relieve Celiac Disease

For people with celiac disease, tryptophan combined with probiotics may improve their intestinal healing and response to a gluten-free diet.

Joint Conditions

Bee Venom Injections Relieve Knee Osteoarthritis

Injecting honey bee venom into the knee improves osteoarthritis pain and disability, according to recent research. Read on for the details…

Breast Cancer

3-D Mammography Is Best for Breast Cancer Screening

Evidence is mounting that a breast imaging study called digital breast tomosynthesis is the best choice for breast cancer screening…


A Chinese Herb May Reduce the Risk of Colon Polyps

A Chinese herb reduced the risk of precancerous colon polyps from returning, according to a new study.


COVID VACCINES: What You Need to Know Now—Sarah Hiner Talks to Dr. Max Gomez

The COVID vaccine rollout is leading to confusion and half-truths. Dr. Max Gomez joins Sarah Hiner to spell out what everyone needs to know now.

Breast Cancer

Earlier Breast Cancer Screening Saves Lives

The age to start breast cancer screening has long been the subject of controversy. Starting earlier than US guidelines saves lives, a new study found…


Yoga Improves Migraine Treatment

Adding yoga to usual migraine treatments may reduce the frequency and intensity of migraine attacks, according to a new study in the medical journal Neurology.