Diseases & Conditions

Home Remedies for Hair Growth, Dandruff, and Other Hair Problems
Diseases & Conditions

Home Remedies for Hair Growth, Dandruff, and Other Hair Problems

Joan Wilen and Lydia Wilen | February 13, 2024

Even if you don’t like your hair, you probably still want to keep it. Here are some home remedies for hair problems.

Natural Remedies for Diarrhea
Digestive

Natural Remedies for Diarrhea

Joan Wilen and Lydia Wilen | February 11, 2024

No one likes talking about diarrhea let alone suffering from it, natural remedies for diarrhea can calm your embarrassment along with your tummy.

Beware These Risks When You’re In the Hospital
Diseases & Conditions

Beware These Risks When You’re In the Hospital

Peter J. Pronovost, MD, PhD | February 11, 2024

Patients go to the hospital to get their health problems treated, but it’s distressingly common for hospital stays to cause…

Home Remedies for Eye Problems and Vision
Eye Health

Home Remedies for Eye Problems and Vision

Joan Wilen and Lydia Wilen | February 10, 2024

Home remedies for eye problems can improve function of our most important sense, and how we appear to our most important people.

Home Remedies for Sunburn Pain and Prevention
Skin Disease

Home Remedies for Sunburn Pain and Prevention

Joan Wilen and Lydia Wilen | February 9, 2024

Home remedies for sunburn pain and itchiness can provide sweet relief for burned and peeling skin until it heals.

How Safe Are Proton Pump Inhibitors
Diseases & Conditions

How Safe Are Proton Pump Inhibitors

Brooks Cash, MD | February 8, 2024

The first proton pump inhibitor (PPI), omeprazole, was available by prescription in 1993. Since then, PPIs have gone over the…

Blanking Out and Freezing Up
Diseases & Conditions

Blanking Out and Freezing Up

Louis J. Marino, MD | February 6, 2024

When Senator Mitch McConnell had a sudden change in mental status while delivering remarks on Capitol Hill, he seemed frozen…

Fungal Infections on the Rise
Diseases & Conditions

Fungal Infections on the Rise

William Schaffner, MD | February 4, 2024

Mycosis or fungal infections are caused by a fungus, such as a yeast or mold, rather than a bacterium or…

Understanding and Preventing Heart Attacks
Diseases & Conditions

Understanding and Preventing Heart Attacks

Michael Ozner, MD | February 1, 2024

Even if you have a family history of heart problems, you can take steps to prevent a heart attack or…

Home Remedies for Rashes and Itches
Skin Disease

Home Remedies for Rashes and Itches

Joan Wilen and Lydia Wilen | January 28, 2024

Rashes are a pain in—well wherever they appear. Learn how to treat these uncomfortable and unsightly skin conditions.

Finding The Best Weight-Loss Program for You
Diseases & Conditions

Finding The Best Weight-Loss Program for You

Holly F. Lofton, MD | January 25, 2024

Which weight-loss program will work for you? The one you’ll follow at this moment, says obesity medicine specialist Holly F.…

How to Create Your Family Medical History
Diseases & Conditions

How to Create Your Family Medical History

David Sherer, MD | January 23, 2024

It is common to have only a limited sense of relatives’ medical problems. But it’s also dangerous—many problems have a…

When Are You “Safe”?
Diseases & Conditions

When Are You “Safe”?

Kelli McCourt | January 16, 2024

The bridal shower my cousin had planned for her future daughter-in-law was nearly cancelled because her son had COVID, and…

Even Older Adults Can Get STIs
Diseases & Conditions

Even Older Adults Can Get STIs

Matthew Hamill, MD, PhD, MPH | January 8, 2024

There’s an epidemic in the US, but doctors and patients often fail to discuss it—sexually transmitted infections (STIs). There are…

Pneumonia: Prevention Is Your Top Priority
Diseases & Conditions

Pneumonia: Prevention Is Your Top Priority

William Schaffner, MD | January 4, 2024

Pneumonia can happen any time—not just during the cold months. And since it can become very serious, even life-threatening, prevention…