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Wellness Exams Increasingly Include Emotional Health in the Age of COVID-19

The path to better health is not just about diet, exercise, blood pressure and cholesterol. During the coronavirus pandemic, doctors increasingly see stress, anxiety, sleep deprivation and social isolation taking a toll on personal health.

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How To Find a Hearing Aid That's Right For You

If you’re dealing with hearing loss and considering a hearing aid, you will find a wide range of sizes, styles and features. The most important thing is choosing to do something about your hearing loss.

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Intuitive Eating: How To Get Rid of the Rules and Enjoy Food

If you’re tired of diets but still want to lose weight or eat more healthfully, you might consider intuitive eating. Sometimes called the mindfulness approach, intuitive eating is supported by a growing body of scientific evidence.

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Friendship With Kidney Transplant Patient Helps Girl Find Comfort

A UH Rainbow nephrologist asked a young kidney transplant if she would consider connecting with Lily, share her experience and be a mentor.

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The COVID Omicron Variant: What You Need To Know

With the Omicron variant of the coronavirus spreading fast, a UH infectious disease specialist answers key questions about the variant and what may lie ahead.

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The Surprising Side Effects of Hearing Loss

Hearing loss is common in older adults. By age 75, the chances of hearing loss are almost one in two, according to the National Institute on Aging. The problem can have devastating consequences.

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Some Simple Tools To Knock Back Stress

Yes, we are into the New Year, but let’s trade the word "resolutions" for another word starting with an “R” – a much more upbeat and soothing word.

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Aquatic Therapy Helps Slow Progress of Rare Muscle Disease

Inclusion body myositis is a rare inflammatory and degenerative muscle disease that typically causes progressive weakness of the muscles of the hand, forearm, thigh and lower leg, as well as difficulty swallowing.

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