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Patient-Centered Health Care for African-Americans
African-Americans don’t live as long as other races in the US. At higher risk for heart disease, stroke and cancer, these disparities aren’t necessarily genetic, but clinicians can help reverse the trend.
The Unexpected Benefits of Primary Care
It’s easy to overlook annual visits to a doctor when you’re healthy and in your 20s. But spending time each year with a clinician who monitors subtle changes could greatly impact the course of chronic illness or disease decades later.
Managing Chronic Pain – Where to Start
More than 50 million Americans suffer from chronic pain. But there are some promising new therapies. A team approach can help manage and treat chronic pain.
Sex Shouldn’t Hurt and Other Facts About Women’s Sexual Health
Women face unique challenges that can impact their sexual health, from body image and relationship satisfaction to physical symptoms like dryness. Fortunately, help is available.
True or False? Common Pregnancy Myths
Can you guess the sex of an unborn baby without an ultrasound? What about foods and drinks to consume or avoid? Some pregnancy "myths" can be written off as old wives tales, but others are sound advice. Here’s how to tell the difference.
Are Vitamins and Supplements Necessary or a Waste of Money? It Depends.
If you eat a healthy diet with lots of fruits and vegetables, whole grains and healthy fats, there’s a good chance you don’t need vitamins or supplements. But what if you don’t eat a healthy diet or if you’re deficient in a certain vitamin?
We Can Change Our Dreams: The Science of Sleep
Why do we remember some dreams but not others? We talked to a sleep specialist to get the science behind dreaming, including the role they play in our sleep quality and how we can change what we dream about.
Joint Replacement: A Quality of Life Decision
When joints are damaged from arthritis, disease or just years of use, sometimes the pain is too much to continue daily activities. Whether you’re 50 or 80 years old, when is the right time to consider joint replacement surgery?