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statins

Are Statins Really Worth Taking for High Cholesterol?

Some people are reluctant to take these life-saving drugs for various reasons. What does science have to say about these concerns and others surrounding statins?

eliminate allergies

How You Can Eliminate a Food Allergy

Physicians have figured out a way to harness the body’s immune response to eliminate allergic reactions to food. Eli Silver, MD, a pediatric allergy and immunology specialist at UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital, explains.

the science of kindness

The Science Behind Kindness and How It Benefits Your Health

UH Rainbow psychiatrist Marcie Hall, MD, explains the research-backed health benefits of kindness – and how you can develop this powerful habit.

radiology

How Radiology Helps Diagnose and Treat Disease

Advances made in recent years has improved the imaging technology used to see inside the body and treat disease. Learn more about radiology and its vital role in the overall treatment process.

stem cells

Easing Early Arthritis with Stem Cells

An orthopedic specialist describes how some stem cell treatments outside a hospital setting may not offer a comparable level of quality.

clinical trials

Understanding Clinical Trials: What You Need To Know

Keeping up on the latest medical research can be a benefit, but the sheer amount of information – and the sometimes contradictory results – can be wearying.

back pain

Back Pain Remedies: What Works, What Doesn't

Chances are, you or someone you know suffers from back pain. So what should you do when back pain strikes? Learn more about popular back pain remedies and which symptoms signal that it’s time to see a spine specialist.

acupuncture

The Evidence for Acupuncture

Acupuncture is a 5,000-year-old healing practice used to treat such diverse conditions as pain, digestive problems, respiratory disorders, anxiety, depression, headaches and migraines. Is there a place for this ancient approach in modern medicine?

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