Health

COVID-19

What You Still Need to Know about Face Masks

Factors ranging from material to fit can be key in determining how well a face mask protects you.

COVID-19

How You Can Help Scientists Beat the Pandemic

Patient-volunteers for clinical trials will be key in the fight against COVID-19. Whether or not you’ve tested positive, here’s what you need to know.

Health Care Providers

How to Make the Most of Virtual Health Visits

Whether for emergencies or monitoring a chronic condition, steps you take before and during a virtual health visit will help you get the most from it.

Digestive

Fecal Transplant Better Than Antibiotics for C. diff Diarrhea

Antibiotics are often used to treat C. diff infection, but research now shows that fecal transplants are more effective and less costly. Study details…

Obesity

Spices May Reduce Risks of a High-Fat, High-Carb Meal

Spices are great flavor boosters. Now, new research shows they also may help curb the health risks from a high-fat, high-carb meal. Get the details…

What Your Doctor Isn't Telling You

COVID-19 Revisited 7 Months Later

Let's examine what has happened in seven months about our understanding of the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19, and gain some perspective for the future.

Common Threads

Is It Time to Consider COVID a Treatable Disease?

COVID treatments are increasingly available and proven effective. It seems time to shift our view of COVID to a treatable disease rather than a death sentence.

Mental Health

The Emotional Toll of COVID-19 On Our Children—Sarah Hiner Talks to Psychiatrist Lea Lis, MD

Children are facing unique challenges due to COVID-19, school openings and politics. Dr. Lea Lis talks with Sarah Hiner about how to help children through these difficult days.

Nature Doc's Patient Diary

What to Do About That Failing Memory

Samuel’s declining memory was likely rooted in a brain injury 15 years before. Read about the supplement that not only restored his memory, but enhanced it.

COVID-19

The New Coronavirus Attacks Kidneys, Too

Your kidneys are especially vulnerable to COVID-19 if you have heart disease or diabetes. Steps that may minimize the impact—and avoid dialysis.

Aging

How to Stretch and Roll Away Your Aches and Pains

Stretching your muscles is as vital as aerobic exercise and weight training. Here, easy stretches for your neck, back, shoulders, hips, feet, more.

COVID-19

How to Fly Safely During the Pandemic

Key safety measures will help limit your exposure to the new coronavirus and lower your risk of developing COVID-19 when you travel by air.

COVID-19

Beating Post-COVID Fatigue Syndrome—Sarah Hiner Talks to Dr. Jacob Teitelbaum

Symptoms of COVID can linger for weeks or months after the infection is gone. Secrets to getting your energy, strength and clarity back.

Natural Healing Secrets for Women

Finding Natural Relief for SIBO

Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO) can be the root cause of excessive gas and alternating constipation and diarrhea. The diet and more to get your insides healthy.

Advocacy

Lessons Learned About Patient Self-Advocacy—Sarah Hiner Talks to Amy Dixon, Blind US Paratriathlon National Team Member

Navigating the health-care system—doctors’ gatekeepers, insurance, frightening tests and procedures from Amy Dixon, blind US Paratriathlon National Team Member.